The Pragmatics of Literary Testimony: Authenticity Effects in German Social Autobiographies

The Pragmatics of Literary Testimony: Authenticity Effects in German Social Autobiographies

by Chantelle Warner

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415501309
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/08/2012
Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics Series , #4
Pages: 226
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Chantelle Warner is Assistant Professor in the Department of German Studies at the University of Arizona.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Autobiographical Style, Myth, and the Practice of Literary Testimony 2. Exemplarity Effects: Feridun Zamaiglu’s Leyla as a Typical Turkish Tale 3. Mimesis Effects: Styling Testimonial Voices 4. Immediacy Effects: Deictic Shifts and Point of View in Verena Stefan’s Shedding, Peter Handke’s Hopeless Unhappiness, and Ruth Klüger’s Still Alive 5. Narrativity Effects: How Bernward Vesper's The Trip Became an Exemplary Testimony to the German Autumn of 1977 6. Addressivity Effects: Facework and Deference in the Literary Testimonies of Chima Oji, Şinasi Dikmen, and Feridun Zaimoğlu Epilogue: A Hunger for Experience

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