Modern German Literature
March 2011, Polity
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- Provides an accessible and fresh account of German writing since 1750.
- Achieves a balance between textual analysis and cultural theory that gives the book value as both a key introductory text and a cutting edge original study.
- Shows how specifically German and Austrian conditions shaped major contributions to European literary culture, such as Romanticism.
- Provides a compelling overview of the ways in which German literature responded to its particular historical circumstances, most strikingly in the 20th Century.