German Monitor

Series edited by Pól Ó Dochartaigh

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Edited by Georgina Paul

In her 2007 poem cycle Niemands Frau, Barbara Köhler returns to Homer’s Odyssey, not to retell it, but to take up some of the threads it has woven into the cultural tradition of the West – and to unravel them, just as Penelope, the wife of the hero who called himself Nobody,...
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78
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042037656
Publication date: 
January 2013

Edited by Tom Cheesman

German Text Crimes offers new perspectives on scandals and legal actions implicating writers of German literature since the 1950s. Topics range from literary echoes of the “Heidegger Affair” to recent incitements to murder businessmen (agents of American neo-liberal power) in works by...
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77
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042036901
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January 2013

Edited by Valerie Heffernan & Gillian Pye

This volume introduces ten emerging voices in German-language literature by women. Their texts speak to the diverse modalities of transition that characterise society and culture in the twenty-first century, such as the adaptation to evolving political and social conditions in a newly united...
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76
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042036895
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January 2013

Edited by David Clarke and Axel Goodbody

Taking as its starting point the work of Professor Dennis Tate, this volume brings together essays which explore varieties of East German autobiographical writing before, during and after German unification. The volume examines the invention and re-invention of the self through literature in...
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75
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042035935
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January 2012

Edited by Elaine Kelly and Amy Wlodarski

This collection of essays, written by leading scholars in the fields of East German art, film, literature, music, and museum studies, seeks to renegotiate the artistic legacy of the German Democratic Republic. Combining a range of theoretical and practical perspectives, the volume challenges the...
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74
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042033412
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January 2011

Edited by Helmut Schmitz and Annette Seidel-Arpacı

Over the last decade German culture has been engaged in a re-examination of the traumatic events of the Second World War and their post-war legacy in the public and private sphere. This shift in German memory culture from a focus on responsibility for the Holocaust to a focus on wartime suffering...
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73
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042033191
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January 2011

Edited by Christine Anton and Frank Pilipp

The articles assembled in this book discuss important questions about German society and the very notion of what being German means in the age of globalization and the vanishing of nation-states in a continuously strengthening European Union; the question about what is German culture in a...
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72
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042031975
Publication date: 
January 2010

Edited by Axel Goodbody, Pól Ó Dochartaigh and Dennis Tate

Dislocation and the need for radical reorientation are central experiences in 20th-century German history. Much of German culture has also consisted of reflections on and responses to the historical caesurae of 1933, 1945 and 1989-90, and the massive political, social and economic changes that...
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71
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042025547
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January 2009

Edited by Gerrit-Jan Berendse and Ingo Cornils

This volume is dedicated to the study of artistic and historical documents that recall German left-wing terrorism in the 1970s. It is intended to contribute to a better understanding of this violent epoch in Germany’s recent past and the many ways it is remembered. The cultural memory...
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Volume: 
70
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042023918
Publication date: 
January 2008

Herausgegeben von Karen Leeder

Erstmals liegt mit Schaltstelle eine umfassende Studie zur zeitgenössischen deutschsprachigen Lyrik auf der Schwelle zum 21. Jahrhundert vor. In einem breiten Spektrum an Beiträgen international renommierter Experten aus Deutschland, Großbritannien, den USA, Kanada, Italien und den...
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Volume: 
69
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042022829
Publication date: 
January 2007

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