Parallel Text: German Short Stories

Parallel Text: German Short Stories : Deutsche Kurzgeschichten

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The eight stories in this volume offer a varied and representative collection of twentieth century German authors from a range of political and cultural backgrounds. Styles include the non-fictional manner of Kluge's montage technique and the contrasting classical storytelling of Penzoldt.

With reading notes and parallel texts in German and English, this anthology is valuable to the German student of English as well as the English student of German. Reflecting trends in German literature, the stories have been selected for their quality as well as their readability, and will enhance the appreciation of both languages.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 17mm | 213g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • notes
  • 0140041192
  • 9780140041194
  • 119,479

Table of contents

The dolphin, Ernst Penzoldt; Jennifer's dreams, Marie Luise Kaschnitz; Fedezeen, Gunter de Bruyn; the renunciation, Siegfried Lenz; the dogs, Ingeborg Bachmann; lobellen grove, Johannes Bobrowski; Anita G., Alexander Kluge; the joiner, Thomas Bernhard.
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About David Constantine

David Constantine is visiting professor in the School of English at the University of Liverpool and an award-winning poet and translator.
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