Twentieth-century reworkings of German literature : an analysis of six fictional reinterpretations from Goethe to Thomas Mann / Gundula M. Sharman.

Author
Sharman, Gundula [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Rochester, NY : Camden House, 2002.
Description
x, 221 p. ; 24 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Series
Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-193) and index.
Contents
1. Allusion to Classicism: Friedrich Schiller's Die Jungfrau von Orleans and Bertolt Brecht's Die heilige Johanna der Schlachthofe -- 2. Ironic Reproduction: Friedrich Hebbel's and Franz Xaver Kroetz's Maria Magdalena -- 3. Fragmentation: Thomas Mann's Der Tod in Venedig and Wolfgang Koeppen's Der Tod in Rom -- 4. Integration: Georg Buchner's and Peter Schneider's Lenz -- 5. Quotation: Goethe's Die Leiden des jungen Werther and Ulrich Plenzdorf's Die neuen Leiden des jungen W. -- 6. Constellation of Character: Goethe's Die Wahlverwandtschaften; Hugo von Hofmannsthal's The Chandos Letter; and John Banville's The Newton Letter.
ISBN
1571132457 (alk. paper)
LCCN
2002019369
OCLC
49326888
RCP
C - S