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Novel (2015) 48 (2): 190–207.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Scott McCracken Günter Grass's novel Ein weites Feld caused a storm of controversy when it was published in Germany in 1995. There was an expectation that his first novel after the fall of the Berlin Wall would answer the question of what should now constitute a national literature. Instead, he...
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Novel (2022) 55 (1): 38–60.
Published: 01 May 2022
... is an American problem and not really an issue in Germany. Black German author Olivia Wenzel, in her recent autofictional novel 1000 Coils of Fear (2020), rejects this spectacle of racism that Germans commonly associate with America to instead expose the “quotidian violence” (Kara Keeling) in German society...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 108–131.
Published: 01 May 2014
... . Edwards Brian T. “Fanon's Al-Jaza'ir, or Algeria Translated.” parallax 8 . 2 ( 2002 ): 99 – 115 . Erichsen Casper W. Olusoga David . The Kaiser's Holocaust: Germany's Forgotten Genocide and the Colonial Roots of Nazism . London : Faber and Faber , 2010 . Ferro Marc...
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Novel (2013) 46 (1): 175–178.
Published: 01 May 2013
... contemporary dystopias becoming transfigured media- tions on Nazi Germany—but also in the sense that “investments to this day in maintaining the good war as ongoing frame of reference necessarily require that Nazi Germany keep on winning” (I Think 2). American geopolitical ascendancy requires the dead...
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Novel (2007) 40 (3): 309–311.
Published: 01 November 2007
..., contents of collective memory. To be specific about World War 11, Torgovnick mentiom well-known events that have never ac- tually registered in Americifs image of itself: "the internment camps for Japanese and Japanese Americans; incendiary bombings of cities in Germany and Japan; the atomic...
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Novel (2010) 43 (1): 93–99.
Published: 01 May 2010
... on committing tribal suicide through a zero birthrate and the Schwartzkommando, whose quest to assemble a rocket of their own from spare parts is both a “Diaspora running backwards” (737) and an alternative to tribal suicide. Placing the Herero among the bombed-out cities of Germany in the 98...
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Novel (2015) 48 (1): 136–139.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of historicism” [157]) in Mann's Doctor Faustus (1947) makes for a strong conclusion to an engaging, if somewhat uneven, book. Framing Mann's novel in Oswald Spengler's and Friedrich Meineke's deeply problematic attempts at coming to terms with Germany's catastrophes in 1918 and 1945, respectively, Boes dwells...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 490–494.
Published: 01 November 2020
.... Experimental and abstract though they may seem, Hilbig's prose narratives directly address the historical conditions of the late German Democratic Republic. Hilbig himself immigrated to West Germany during the 1980s, when he was known as a poet. He wrote his most important works of narrative prose during...
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Novel (2014) 47 (1): 57–66.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Dancing Girl, a young Japanese intellectual is sent to Germany by his government to further his studies and take his place among the most elite translators and brokers of European culture and thought, only to fall for a poor dancing girl and then suffer the proverbial fate of having to choose between...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 531–537.
Published: 01 November 2009
... de Balzac, Émile Zola, and Marcel Proust in France, Mark Twain and Herman Melville in America, Charles Dickens, mcmurran | Transnationalism 533 George Eliot, and D. H. Lawrence in England, Thomas Mann and Robert Musil in Germany and Austria, Leo...
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Novel (2020) 53 (3): 495–500.
Published: 01 November 2020
... Christian South, arguably a stark allusion to the skewed wartime relationship between Germany and Italy when Rossellini's own film career was just beginning. More positively, Stonebridge's inventive account of Rossellini does chime productively with her later characterization of Qasmiyeh's poetry...
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Novel (2017) 50 (3): 329–337.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of Woolf, D. H. Lawrence, and Erich Auerbach suggests a world including at least Russia, Germany, and England in which brilliant, passionate readers born in the late nineteenth century, when the novel was already an inescapable cultural form not yet codified or studied, set their minds to figuring out what...
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Novel (2003) 36 (2): 219–243.
Published: 01 August 2003
... the founding of preparatory schools and the reorganization of Germany's university systems, which earned him the informal title of "Preceptor of Germany." His Unterricht der Visitatoren (Instructionsfor Visitors) of 1528 served as a guide for inspectors of religious and educational conditions in Saxony...
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Novel (2016) 49 (3): 534–536.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., is rooted in an opposition to Nazi Germany and Stalinist Russia as amplified and consolidated throughout the Cold War era. Interpretive fictions open up and make thinkable aspects of the political that are usually reduced to oversimplified ideological oppositions. Cucu examines the function...
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Novel (2014) 47 (3): 383–402.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Murray (Firm) . Handbook for Travellers in Southern Germany: Being a Guide to Wuertemberg, Bavaria, Austria, Tyrol, Salzburg, Styria, &c., the Austrian and Bavarian Alps, and the Danube from Ulm to the Black Sea . 8th ed. London : Murray , 1858 < http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id...
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Novel (2021) 54 (3): 475–478.
Published: 01 November 2021
...; second, it reshapes our understanding of the breadth and reach of naturalist fiction. Christopher Laing Hill looks in detail at texts from France, North America, and Japan, making reference along the way to works and debates in Portugal, Spain, Italy, Germany, Holland, Belgium, the Balkans, Scandinavia...
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Novel (2013) 46 (2): 302–305.
Published: 01 August 2013
... of unlucky householders bailing out their flooded living rooms—to football, as when then–Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was asked to comment on the English team’s losing to Germany at the English “national sport”: the English, Thatcher is said to have rejoined, had already beaten the Germans...
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Novel (2016) 49 (1): 175–178.
Published: 01 May 2016
... but a unified and homogenous phenomenon; rather, it was a disparate array of countercultural self-fashionings that traveled and metamorphosed through France, Italy, England, Germany, and the United States, to name only its major centers. Cottom is accordingly less interested in recreating a panorama of la vie...
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Novel (2014) 47 (2): 334–337.
Published: 01 August 2014
.... Austerlitz, a scholar whose parents sent him to England to escape the Holocaust while they were forced to remain in Germany, sees himself surrounded by architectures that impose a kind of timeless objectivity upon the subject in a way that for him evokes the social traumas of the twentieth century. He...
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Novel (2000) 33 (3): 440–443.
Published: 01 November 2000
... derived their language and political institutions from Great Britain, they were to become increasingly indebted to a variety of European cultures. The French, Germans, Swedes, Dutch, and the Jews from Germany and Portugal, many of whom arrived in the Middle Colonies during the eighteenth century...