5 edition of Three Contemporary German Novellas found in the catalog.
Written in English
|Contributions||A. Leslie Willson (Editor), Peter Schneider (Editor), Martin Walser (Editor), Friedrich Christian Delius (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||236|
Twelve German Novellas Book Summary: The novella, one of the most sophisticated genres of narrative literature, owes its development primarily to German belles letters. In the present collection, Mr. Steinhauer has assembled a representative sampling that ranges from the Enlightenment to the postwar periods and reveals the scope and flexibility of this art form. Contemporary German Authors in English Translation. 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.. The cover of the English edition (THE HANGMAN’S DAUGHTER) of .
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Three Contemporary German Novellas: Friedrich Christian Delius, Peter Schneider and Martin Walser (German Library) 0th Edition by A. Leslie Willson (Editor) ISBN Three Contemporary German Novellas: Lenz, A Runaway Horse, The Sunday I Became World Champion by Peter Schneider Three Contemporary German Novellas book.
Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. 'A Runaway Horse' by Martin Walser revolves around two /5. A collection of three translated German novellas. Martin Walser's "A Runaway Horse" revolves around two friends; "The Wall Jumper", by Peter Schneider, captures the dilemmas of the Cold War; and F.C.
Delius's "The Sunday I Became World Champion" portrays a postwar German village. Any book by Hermann Hesse is worthy of intermediate German reader status, but this is one of the popular ones, making it more common that you can discuss the book with other folks.
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The informative introduction of the text is in English, but all the novellas are entirely in German Reviews: 2. The sixteen novellas in the volume have been carefully chosen on the bases of length, historical significance, popularity, and interest, and have been extensively glossed by the editor, who also provides an introduction to the history and theory of the genre.
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Published in March in Germany, the book hit the top of the bestseller lists by summer, the Boersenblatt reported. The novella is the stepchild of literary genres. It's too long for a short story and too short for a novel. Publishers look down on them because they are hard to sell.
There is even confusion about what the word really means. Literally it's Italian for a "little novelty". Originally the word was used for tales in frame stories like the Arabian Nights and Boccaccio's Decamerone.Rudolph Botha.
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