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The new sufferings of young W. and other stories from the German Democratic Republic

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Published by Continuum in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany (East)
    • Subjects:
    • Short stories, German -- Germany (East) -- Translations into English.,
    • German fiction -- 20th century -- Translations into English.,
    • Germany (East) -- Social conditions -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Therese Hörnigk and Alexander Stephan.
      SeriesThe German library ;, v. 87
      ContributionsHörnigk, Therese, 1942-, Stephan, Alexander, 1946-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPT3740 .N42 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 350 p. ;
      Number of Pages350
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1012658M
      ISBN 100826409539, 0826409520
      LC Control Number96053312

        Ulrich Plenzdorf, The New Sorrows of Young W. Before Adam Sackler, there was Edgar Wibeau, the “Young W.” of Ulrich Plenzdorf’s explosive novel. Edgar is a year-old model student turned high school dropout who runs away to Berlin, holing up in an abandoned garden : Olivia Giovetti. In his new book on the evolution of the communist youth organization, the Free German Youth (FDJ), Alan McDougall consciously risks being labeled an apologist for the GDR with his insistence that the state and its young people functioned under a program of "coercion and consent" (pp. ).

      [Show full abstract] two German states in , a church in socialism has developed in the German Democratic Republic. It is willing both to resist the totalitarian claims of its society and also. But a new book "Soldaten" by Soenke Neitzel and Harald Welzer explodes the myth. Even a great historian like Antony Beevor talking of rape by German soldiers in Russia says in his new book "The Second World War" that reports of rape were few. And that brothels were maintained for the soldiers.

      Christoph Hein's Horns Ende. Historical Revisionism: A Process of Renewal. Abstract. In light of recent developments, the historical record of the German Democratic Republic will be closely reexamined as the two Germanies merge into one country. Christoph Hein's novel Horns Ende. More than , soldiers lost their lives in the American Civil War. An equivalent proportion of today's population would be six million. In This Republic of Suffering, Drew Gilpin Faust reveals the ways that death on such a scale changed not only individual lives but the life of the nation, describing how the survivors managed on a practical level and how a deeply religious culture 4/5(52).


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and other stories from the German Democratic Republic” Today I want to present you a slightly different book as I presented the last times.

It isn’t a historical book about the GDR, but it is a collection of stories written by authors of the GDR. Introduction: Alexander StephanTranslated by Jan vn HeurckUlrich Plenzdorf The New Sufferings of Young W. (Translated by Kenneth P. Wilcox)EVERYDAY LIFE UNDER SOCIALISMWolfgang Kohlhaase, Suffer the Little Ruelicke, Hans Garbe Tells His StoryErwin Strittmatter, Electric PowerErik Neutsch, HartholzWerner Braeunig, On the WayFritz Brand: Bloomsbury Academic.

The New Sorrows of Young W. by Ulrich Plenzdorf is a recommended satirical novel that was originally published in in Germany. This re-released edition is translated from the German by Romy Fursland/5(7).

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and Other Stories from the German Democratic Republic: Ulrich Plenzdorf, Gunter Kunert, Anna Seghers. The New Sorrows of Young W. is a parody of and follows The Sufferings of Young Werther.

Goethe's work is often quoted along the way, creating a work of intertextuality between the two. Along with Young Wether, Plenzdorf also includes tie-ins to Salinger's Holden Caulfield, the /5(7). „The new sufferings of young W. and other stories from the German Democratic Republic” Review in the East – why should we be concerned with the Federal Republic.

The New Sufferings of Young W.(Updated) Ulrich Plenzdorf, Gunter Kunert, Anna Seghers, and Others: and Other Stories from the German Democratic Republic (German Library) by Therese Hornigk, Alexander Stephan, Alexander Stephan, Ulrich Plenzdorf, G. Kunert, Anna Seghers, Therese Hörnigk Paperback, Pages, Published by Bloomsbury Academic ISBN.

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The New Sufferings of Young W.: Ulrich Plenzdorf, Gunter Kunert, Anna Seghers, and Others: and Other Stories from the German Democratic Republic (German Library) Published by Continuum (). Get this from a library. The new sufferings of young W., and other stories from the German Democratic Republic.

[Therese Hörnigk; Alexander Stephan; Jan van Heurck;]. Germany, and recent German literature and cul­ ture. Since the book is sure to be widely used, it is a great pity that Kenneth Wilcox' translation is not better than it is. Cer­ Lennox: Ulrich Plenzdorf: The New Sufferings of Young W.

- A Novel Published by New Prairie Press, (The New Sufferings of Young W.) — the title was based on that of Goethe’s celebrated book, Die Leiden des jungen Werthers (, The Sorrows of Young Werther).

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In English of the most talked-about works ever published in the German Democratic Republic. This innovative novel by an East German writer is a worthy companion to the classic it parodies and parallels: Goethe’s The Sufferings of Young and J.

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Themes and Structures. Studies in German Literature from Goethe to the Present. A Festschrift for Theodore Ziolkowski. Columbia, Ulrich Plenzdorf, Günter Kunert, Anna Seghers, and others, The New Sufferings of Young W.

and Other Stories from the German Democratic Republic (with Therese Hörnigk). New York,pb. Alma mater: University of Michigan, Princeton University. "A highly readable, sensitive, and lively Werther. Corngold is both faithful to the German and true to the demands of a modern English text" —Jeremy Adler, Times Literary Supplement A masterpiece of European imagination, The Sufferings of Young Werther is the classic Sturm und Drang tale of youthful angst and tragedy.

The acclaimed translator Stanley Corngold brings new passion and Brand: Norton, W. & Company, Inc. Ulrich Plenzdorf published his first book Die Neuen Leiden des Jungen W. in In this book was translated in English as The New Sufferings of Young W.

Later, Plenzdorf wrote such books as Die Legende von Paul und Paula, Legende vom Glueck Ohne Ende, Kein Runter Kein Fern and others. Historian Drew Gilpin Faust writes that Civil War deaths — both their number and their manner — transformed America. Her new book is This Republic of Suffering.Almost years after Goethe’s Die Leiden des jungen Werthers [The Sufferings of Young Werther, ], Ulrich Plenzdorf revived and reinterpreted the tragic love story of the Storm and Stress era by transplanting it to Berlin under Communist rule in the German Democratic Republic with the title Die neuen Leiden des jungen W.

[The New Sufferings of Young W.]."A highly readable, sensitive, and lively Werther. Corngold is both faithful to the German and true to the demands of a modern English text" —Jeremy Adler, Times Literary Supplement A masterpiece of European imagination, The Sufferings of Young Werther is the classic Sturm und Drang tale of youthful angst and tragedy.5/5(1).