By Maren Jäger
Kein englischsprachiger Roman hat die deutschsprachige Prosa des 20. Jahrhunderts in ähnlich intensivem Maße beeinflusst wie der Ulysses des Iren James Joyce. Nach der Epochenzäsur des Zweiten Weltkriegs lassen sich Autoren wie Wolfgang Koeppen, Arno Schmidt, Uwe Johnson und Wolfgang Hildesheimer von der Wieder- und Neuentdeckung der internationalen Moderne inspirieren. Die Wege und Spuren des Einflusses nachzuzeichnen und die spezifischen Voraussetzungen und Positionen der behandelten Autoren herauszuarbeiten, ist das Ziel dieser Studie.
By Aníbal González
In Journalism and the advance of Spanish American Narrative, Aníbal González explores the effect of journalism and journalistic rhetoric at the improvement of Spanish American narrative, from its beginnings within the early 19th century to the testimonial and documentary novels of latest authors equivalent to Miguel Barnet and Elena Poniatowska. González examines chosen works from the Spanish American narrative culture that exemplify moments within the heritage of the connection among literature and journalism. He argues that Spanish American narrative has sought to paintings in consonance with journalism's modernizing impulse, making strategic use of journalistic discourse to advertise social or political switch. throughout the argument, González bargains a huge ancient landscape of the journalist/narrative interplay, and while proposes an alternative thought of the advance of the Spanish American Narrative.
By Julia L. Ortiz-Griffin
Spain and Portugal, which percentage the Iberian Peninsula, additionally percentage many reviews, together with changing long-standing dictatorships with democracies in the course of 1974–1975. This ebook examines their parallel struggles over the past area of the 20th century to create a brand new political, social, and cultural order. the 1st significant research of the way each one state has handled its certain difficulties, Spain and Portugal this present day specializes in socio-political swap and new forces in literature and the humanities. putting the Iberian states of their eu and worldwide setting, this ebook is a vital resource for all those that desire to comprehend the modern civilization of this very important and dynamic area.
By Alice Staková, Paul Michael Lützeler, Alice Staakova, Paul Michael La1/4tzeler
As a novelist, Hermann Broch (1886-1951) used to be a poeta doctus who additionally made a reputation for himself as a philosophical essayist, human rights theoretist, mass psychologist and literary critic. while, he occupied himself with artwork, structure, song and picture. the current quantity is the 1st research to profile Broch??s curiosity within the arts and to ascertain their complicated impression on his paintings. The papers display how quite strongly the humanities affected one another in works of twentieth century classical smooth literature within the method of intertextuality, ecphrasis and interpenetration.
By William Trevor
In a single quantity for the 1st time, 3 of William Trevor's early novels that verified his identify as a grasp of the style. within the previous Boys, a bunch of septuagenarians revive schoolboy conflicts within the election of the President of the organization. within the Boarding-House, Mr chook takes in boarders whom society could by no means omit - if it ever spotted they have been round. Then he makes a deadly mistake: he dies. From the places of work of the affection division, woman Dolores therapies the heartaches of the lonely better halves of Wimbledon with inimitable flourish and finesse.
By Boris A Novak
A collision among modern poetics and the Renaissance lyric, among aestheticism and political engagement, The grasp of Insomnia is a set of Slovenian poet Boris A. Novak's verse from the final fifteen years, together with a number of poems by no means ahead of on hand in English. In those delicate translations, Novak stands published as either innovator and observer; as critic Aleš Debeljak has written: "The poet's strength in bearing witness to Sarajevo and Dalmatia, to his youth room and his retired father, to the detached passage of time and the determined soreness of loss, confirms the depression clairvoyance of Walter Benjamin, who said that what's crucial hides within the marginal, negligent, and hardly ever saw information. Whoever strives to work out the 'big photograph' will necessarily put out of your mind the fundamental . . . [Novak's] wide-open eyes needs to watch over either the wonderful thing about this existence and the horror of its destruction."
By Juris Dilevko, Keren Dali, Glenda Garbutt
In a globalized international, wisdom approximately non-North American societies and cultures is a needs to. Contemporary international Fiction: A advisor to Literature in Translation offers an outline of the great diversity and scope of translated international fiction on hand in English. In so doing, it's going to aid readers get a feeling of the great global past North the USA that's conveyed through fiction titles from dozens of nations and language traditions.
Within the advisor, nearly 1,000 modern non-English-language fiction titles are absolutely annotated and hundreds of thousands of others are indexed. association is basically via language, as language usually displays cultural team spirit larger than nationwide borders or geographies, but in addition through nation and tradition. as well as modern titles, each one bankruptcy includes a short review of past translated fiction from the crowd. The advisor additionally offers in-depth bibliographic essays for every bankruptcy that might permit librarians and library clients to extra discover the literature of various languages and cultural traditions.