Deutsche Literatur im Kontext 1750-2000

Deutsche Literatur im Kontext 1750-2000 : A German Literature Reader

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Deutsche Literatur im Kontext 1750-2000 is organized by historic periods and includes carefully chosen readings, with notes and vocabulary, beginning with Goethe and ending with modern authors such as Gunther Grass. Also included are numerous exercises and thought provoking questions for each chapter and support materials which emphasize the cultural and historical background of each historic period. In tandem with Gudrun Clay's 1000 Jahre deustche Literature, these two volumes provide a modern approach to German literature in its cultural, historical and linguistic context.
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  • Paperback | 324 pages
  • 213.36 x 259.08 x 17.78mm | 725.74g
  • Focus Publishing/R Pullins & Co
  • MA, United States
  • English, German
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1585102636
  • 9781585102631
  • 1,936,365

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Suitable for courses in modern German literature for language majors, or the survey course in German literature when used in conjunction with Clay's 1000 Jahre.
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I find this an ideal introductory textbook for students of Germanliterature. The material included provides an excellent overview of Germanliterature since 1750 by embedding it in a cultural-historical context andclearly explaining the literary, cultural, and historical concepts involved.The copious exercises provide opportunities for students to organize theirknowledge, engage in textual analysis, and expand their understanding of theinterrelationships of literature and culture.- Margaret K. Devinney, Director, German Program at Temple University
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About Waltraud Maierhofer

Astrid Klocke (Ph.D. Indiana University) is Associate Professor of German at Northern Arizona University. She teaches language, literature and film courses. Her research includes publications on the Holocaust, exile literature, humor, film, and task-based teaching of literature.
Waltraud Maierhofer is Professor of German at the University of Iowa. She teaches courses on literature and culture in both the graduate and undergraduate programs.
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