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New German Literature

Life-Writing and Dialogue with the Arts

Series:

Julian Preece, Frank Finlay and Ruth J. Owen

Contents: Julian Preece/Frank Finlay: Introduction – Dieter Stolz: ‘Was auf dieser Welt, welcher Roman hätte die epische Breite eines Fotoalbums?’ Photography and the Art of Modern Fiction in the Works of Arno Schmidt, Günter Grass, and Reinhard Baumgart – Axel Schalk: Image and Text: W.G. Sebald’s Montage Technique – Arthur Williams: Some Thoughts on W.G. Sebald, Drawing, Painting, and Music – Daniela Berghahn: Cultural Legitimisation and Critique in East German Period Films – Alan Corkhill: From Novel to Film to Remake: Jurek Becker’s Jakob der Lügner – Deborah Holmes: Literature on the Small Screen: Michael Haneke’s Television Adaptations of Josef Roth’s Die Rebellion and Kafka’s Das Schloß – Lyn Marven: ‘So fremd war das Gebilde’: The Interaction between Visual and Verbal in Herta Müller’s Prose and Collages – David Clarke: ‘Störstellen’: Architecture in the Work of Reinhard Jirgl – Paul Cooke: From Dr Seltsam to Lieutenant Surf: The Berlin ‘Vorlesebühnen’ and Contemporary East German Literature – Simon Ward: The Limits and Possibilities of Dialogue between Poetry and Music: The Collaborative Work of Clemens Gadenstätter and Lisa Spalt – Karl Ivan Solibakke: The Semiotics of Musical History in Thomas Bernhard’s Der Ignorant und der Wahnsinnige, Vor dem Ruhestand, and Heldenplatz – Stuart Parkes: Music: ‘The Food of Literature’? Three Recent Prose Works by F.C. Delius, Petra Morsbach, and Wolf Wondratschek – Peter Graves: A Day in the Year of Christa Wolf – Juliane Parthier: Retrospective Writing on Life in the East German Provinces in Recent Texts by Thomas Rosenlöcher and Christoph Dieckmann – Lyn Marven: ‘Die Landschaft ihrer Gedanken’: Autobiography and Intertextuality in Irina Liebmann’s Berlin Texts – Laura Bradley: Recovering the Past and Capturing the Present: Özdamar’s Seltsame Sterne starren zur Erde – Jonathan Woolley: ‘Unbehauen, unverstellt, echt’? Jörg Fauser’s Rohstoff as an Example of Life-writing – Stuart Parkes: All a Matter of Perspective: Martin Walser’s Autobiographical Novel Ein Springender Brunnen – Silke Horstkotte: ‘Ich bin ins Reich der Toten geraten’: Stephan Wackwitz and the New German Family Novel – Marie Louise Wasmeier: The Past in the Making: Invented Images and Fabricated Family History in Marcel Beyer’s Spione – Christophe Fricker: Text and Moment: Ernst Jünger’s Diaries Siebzig verweht – Christian Schlösser: ‘I am Hamlet, I’m a Negro, I’m a Land Surveyor’: Heiner Müller - Life as Material – Victoria Smith: ‘Über eure Kriegserlebnisse dürft und könnt ihr sprechen, […] ich über meine nicht’: Writing Against Collective Memory in Ruth Klüger’s weiter leben. Eine Jugend – Sinead Crowe: ‘Der Tod schneidet den Film des Lebens’: Life-Writing in the Theatre of Werner Fritsch – Julian Preece: The Art of Literary Biography in Germany Today.