3 edition of Contemporary German fiction writers. found in the catalog.
|Statement||edited by Wolfgang D. Elfe and James Hardin.|
|Series||Dictionary of literary biography ;, v. 69|
|Contributions||Elfe, Wolfgang., Hardin, James N.|
|LC Classifications||PT772 .C59 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 413 p. :|
|Number of Pages||413|
|LC Control Number||88011164|
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Although he wrote in German, Max Frisch (currently on no. 56) is not German but Swiss, and as such should not be on this list as it says 'Best German Authors ever'. Same goes for Franz Kafka (currently no.
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The success of The Hangman’s Daughter by Oliver Pötzsch and other books by German writers, including the Inkworld trilogy for young readers by Cornelia Funke, has highlighted the talents of contemporary writers from Germany, Austria and German-speaking Switzerland.
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Get this from a library. Contemporary German fiction writers. Second series. [Wolfgang Elfe; James N Hardin;] -- Contains alphabetically arranged essays that provide biographical and critical information about significant contemporary German fiction writers; each.
Contemporary German Fiction focuses on the debates that have shaped the politics and culture of the new Germany that has emerged from the second half of the s onwards and offers the first comprehensive account of key developments in German literary fiction within their social and historical : Paperback.
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Lloyd Jones is one of New Zealand’s most internationally successful contemporary writers. He has published essays and children’s books but his best known work is the phenomenally successful novel Mister Pip, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in It also won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and Montana Medal for Fiction in and the Kiriyama.
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In fact, the book starts in “Book 3” and then reverts to his childhood, were descriptions of Scotland during World War II are combined. I am curious to know how people choose if a book is contemporary fiction or literary fiction.
Most people may agree that literary fiction covers a wide range of different genres but when it comes to contemporary fiction there is a very fine line between the two. J. Robert Lennon Ma PM (UTC) In a recent piece on the Review Review, Dan Chaon writes about the need for young writers of literary fiction to emulate their counterparts in music.Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Contemporary Fiction Books online.
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Like European Modernism as a whole, German Modernism was in fact a cluster of different literary movements, including Expressionism, Neue Sachlichkeit (“New Objectivity”), and Dada.
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