Generational shifts in contemporary German culture

by Laurel Cohen-Pfister

Publisher: Camden House in Rochester, NY

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Laurel Cohen-Pfister and Susanne Vees-Gulani
SeriesStudies in German literature, linguistics, and culture
LC ClassificationsPT111 .G36 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24411793M
ISBN 101571134336
ISBN 109781571134332
LC Control Number2010032412

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Generational Shifts in Contemporary German Culture Book Description: In the debates since on German Generational shifts in contemporary German culture book and culture, the concept of generations.

: Generational Shifts in Contemporary German Culture (Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture) (): Cohen-Pfister, Laurel, Vees-Gulani, Susanne: Books. Generations and German-Jewish writing: Maxim Biller's representation of German-Jewish love from "Harlem holocaust" to Liebe heute / Erin McGlothin --Between reevaluation and repetition: Ulla Hahn's Unscharfe Bilder and the lasting influence of family conflicts about the Nazi past in current literature of the generation / Susanne Vees.

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Mit dem Generationsdiskurs in deutscher Literatur und Medien wendet sich der Band Generational Shifts in Contemporary German Culture einem Thema zu, das in den letzten Jahren auf Konferenzen und Symposien viel diskutiert wurde und zu dem schon zahlreiche Veröffentlichungen vorliegen (u.a.

Parnes, Vedder und Willer, Das Konzept der Generation:. Book Info Envisioning Social Justice in Contemporary German Culture. Book Description: Social-injustice dilemmas such as poverty, unemployment, and racism are subjects of continuing debate in European societies and in Germany in particular, as solutions are difficult and progress often comes slowly.

Stuart Taberner is Professor of Contemporary German Literature, Culture, and Society and Paul Cooke is Senior Lecturer in German Studies, both at the University of Leeds.

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Adding to the generous, but well founded views expressed so far, I like to offer some additional aspects, since the question is about the effects on culture.

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