German short stories, 1955-1965.
Selected and edited by H. M. Waidson.
Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1969.
viii, 150 p. 19 cm.
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Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1969.
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Originally published in 1969, this collection draws together six short stories from major figures in the landscape of German literature.
Main Description
This 1969 collection draws together eight short stories from major figures in the landscape of German literature. Broadly representing the period from 1955 to 1965, it includes carefully chosen selections from the writings of Wolfdietrich Schnurre, Johannes Bobrowski, Marie Luise Kaschnitz, Martin Walser, Herbert Eisenreich, Heinz Albers, Siegfried Lenz and Hans Erich Nossack. All of the stories are printed in the original German, although each author is provided with an English introduction and a German–English vocabulary is included at the end of the text. This concise volume will interest anyone with an interest in German literature and its language.
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Wolfdietrich Schnurre: 'Der Verrat'
Johannes Bobrowski: 'MÃñusefest', 'Stiller Sommer; zugleich etwas über Wachtelnn'
Marie Luise Kaschnitz: 'Eines Mittags, Mitte Juni'
Martin Walser: Die Rückkehr eines Sammlers'
Herbert Eisenreich: 'Erlebnis wie bei Dostojewski'
Heinz Albers: 'Die KrÃñhen'
Siegfried Lenz: 'Nachzahlung'
Hans Erich Nossack: 'Helios GmbH'
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