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    DescriptionIdeal for students, this affordable anthology features expert new translations of thirteen stories, most of which date from the last fifty years. Previously unavailable in English versions, the tales feature a diversity of styles and themes and offer fascinating insights into German life and literature. English translations appear alongside the original German text of such stories as "Beauty and the Beast" by Irmtraud Morgner, Gabriele Wohmann's "Good Luck and Bad Luck," "Fratricide in the Backwater" by Georg Britting, and Carl Grunert's "The Archaeopteryx Egg." Other selections by important modern authors include tales by Alfred Henschke (aka Klabund), Michael Inneberger, and Iris Klockmann. The text is completely self-contained -- no further apparatus or reference is necessary. Appropriate for high school and college courses, this dual-language edition is also ideal for independent study.


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    Title
    Great German Short Stories of the Twentieth Century
    Subtitle
    A Dual-Language Book
    Authors and contributors
    Translated by M. Charlotte Wolf
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 215 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 281 g
    Language
    English
    German
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780486476322
    ISBN 10: 0486476324
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC E4L: LAN
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2ACG
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    BIC subject category V2: CJB
    Ingram Subject Code: LF
    Libri: I-LF
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 19
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    BISAC V2.8: FOR009000
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S1.2T
    BISAC V2.8: FIC003000
    BIC subject category V2: 2ACG
    DC22: 833/.010809
    LC classification: PT1327 .G745 2012
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 833.010809
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC21: 833.010809
    Thema V1.0: CJB
    Edition
    Bilingual edition
    Edition statement
    Bilingual
    Publisher
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Imprint name
    Dover Publications Inc.
    Publication date
    25 May 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Table of contents
    CONTENTS Introduction v Acknowledgments xiii Kurd Laßwitz 1 Die Fernschule / The Distance Learning School 4/5 Carl Grunert 27 Das Ei des Urvogels / The Archaeopteryx Egg 30/31 Alfred Henschke (aka Klabund) 59 Der Bär / The Bear 62/63 Georg Britting 72 Brudermord im Altwasser / Fratricide in the Backwater 74/75 Elisabeth Langgässer 80 Saisonbeginn / Beginning of the Season 84/85 Luise Rinser 90 Die rote Katze / The Red Cat 94/95 Peter Bichsel 109 Ein Tisch ist ein Tisch / A Table Is a Table 112/113 Irmtraud Morgner 122 Der Schöne und das Tier / Beauty and the Beast 126/127 Iris Klockmann 155 Der Bote / The Messenger 158/159 Henry Bienek 165 Der Empfang / The Reception 168/169 Gabriele Wohmann 181 Glück und Unglück / Good Luck and Bad Luck 184/185 Michael Inneberger 201 Urlaub für ewig / Eternal Vacation 204/205 Klempner Huber / Plumber Huber 222/223