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From the Margins to the Centre

Irish Perspectives on Swiss Culture and Literature

Series:

Patrick Studer and Sabine Egger

Contents: Gisela Holfter/Patrick Studer: Aspects of Swiss-Irish relations - past and present – Sabine Egger: Switzerland and Ireland: Places beyond history from the perspective of post-war West Germany – Gabrielle Alioth: Schreibinseln: Betrachtungen zum Leben und Schreiben zwischen der Schweiz und Irland – Patrick Studer/Sabine Egger: ‘Blick von außen’ - Interview with Peter Stamm – Beate M. Dreike: ‘Max, you are a liar’- discourse analysis of a text excerpt from Max Frisch’s Montauk – Manfred Lukas Schewe: ‘… über das Fremdwerden des Eigenen’ or 100 years of Switzerland, compressed into a collage of four scenes: Thomas Hürlimann’s Das Lied der Heimat – Annette Schiller/Jenny Williams: The digital chocolate factory: A cross-cultural study of Swiss and Irish chocolatier websites – Joachim Fischer: An Irish traveller in eighteenth century Switzerland: Blayney Townley Balfour’s letters from Orbe and Berne, 1788/89 – Silvia Ricci Lempen: Swiss minority literatures: A struggle for acknowledgement – Beate Laudenberg: A portrait of Swiss immigrant writers as laureates of the German Adelbert-von-Chamisso prize – Ralph Müller: The inner European border: Swiss German writers’ metaphors on Switzerland and Europe – Veronica o’Regan/Patrick Studer: ‘Typisch schweizeric’: Foreign nationals and the speeding phenomenon in the Swiss press – Valerie Heffernan: Walter M. Diggelmann’s Die Hinterlassenschaft and the landscape of Swiss ‘Vergangenheitsbewältigung’ – Carmel Finnan: ‘Es geht ein Wind durch mich hindurch’. The search for Heimat in Aglaja Veteranyi’s literary texts – Susan Tebbutt: ‘Reisefertig, die Heimat im Arm’: Mariella Mehr and her distinctive delight in words – Jürgen Barkhoff: Franz Hohler - a magical realist from Switzerland – Andreas Stuhlmann: Reading Urweider: A new voice in Swiss poetry.