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The Literary history of Germany

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Published by Croom Helm in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[general editors Kenneth J. Northcott, R.T. Llewellyn]. 4, From Baroque to storm and stress, 1720-1775 / [by] Friedhelm Radandt.
ContributionsNorthcott, Kenneth J., Llewellyn, R. T., Radandt, Friedhelm.
The Physical Object
Pagination209p. ;
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20323211M
ISBN 100856643513

The title does not lie: this is a CONCISE history of Germany. However, attention is well paid to the social and economic forces in German history that even the tangle that was the First and Second World Wars is more comprehensible. Fulbrook's discussion of the 30 Years' War is /5. Introduction --Old high German literature, --Middle high German literature, --The literature from --Baroque and pseudoclassicism, --German enlightenment, --The storm and stress, --German classicism, --German romanticism, --Realism, --Contemporary literature.

Censorship in the Soviet occupation zone. Soviet Military Administration in Germany organised Censorship in East Germany in Its president was Sergei Ivanovich list of banned books (Liste der auszusondernden Literatur) was published in , and Lists about: Best Books of All Time: The World Library List, Best German/Austrian/Swiss Literature, Around the World One Book from Each Country, Best.

Literature. 11 German Books You Should Read. Out in July from one of our finest translators, this is another look at German history, flitting from exiled Communists in Mexico and Soviet gulags to East Germany to the present day, held together . The book burning in Berlin, On student groups at universities across Germany carried out a series of book burnings of works that the students and leading Nazi party members associated with an “un-German spirit.” Enthusiastic crowds witnessed the burning of books by Brecht, Einstein, Freud, Mann and Remarque, among.


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