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New Sufferings of Young W. and Other Stories from the German Democratic Republic (1997) [Anthology]
by Johannes Bobrowski Jurij Brězan Werner Bräunig Daniela Dahn Günter de Bruyn Fritz Rudolf Fries Franz Fühmann Christoph Hein Stephan Hermlin Stefan Heym Wolfgang Hilbig Hermann Kant Sarah Kirsch Heinz Knobloch Wolfgang Kohlhaase Helga Königsdorf Günter Kunert Reiner Kunze Joochen Laabs Irina Liebmann Erich Loest F. Hendrik Melle Beate Morgenstern Irmtraud Morgner Heiner Müller Erik Neutsch Ulrich Plenzdorf Käthe Rülicke Helga Schütz Anna Seghers Angela Stachowa Erwin Strittmatter Joachim Walther Maxie Wander Friedrich Wolf Christine Wolter Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Series: German Library, the
Part: 87

Summary (IBList user synopsis):

Though the German Democratic Republic collapsed in 1990, many of its greatest writers are relatively unknown to Americans and Western Europeans. This volume attempts to redress this situation.

Contents:

  • The New Sufferings of Young W. by Ulrich Plenzdorf
  • Everyday Life Under Socialism
    • Suffer the Little Children... by Wolfgang Kohlhaase
    • Hans Garbe Tells His Story by Käthe Rülicke
    • Electric Power by Erwin Strittmatter
    • Hartholz by Erik Neutsch
    • On the Way by Werner Bräunig
    • Description of My Friends by Fritz Rudolf Fries
    • The Christmas Story by Jurij Brězan
    • Property Damage by Helga Königsdorf
    • The Earthquake at Sangerhausen by Helga Schütz
    • My Friend, a Poet of Love by Reiner Kunze
    • Forget-Me-Not by Günter de Bruyn
    • Solid Ground by Wolfgang Hilbig
    • Love Story - Made in The GDR by Günter Kunert
  • Women in the GDR
    • Anna and the Men's Strike by Friedrich Wolf
    • White Easter by Irmtraud Morgner
    • The Fear of Love by Maxie Wander
    • A Remarkable Example of Determination in Women by Sarah Kirsch
    • Sibylle N. by Irina Liebmann
    • This Winter by Angela Stachowa
    • I Have Married Again by Christine Wolter
  • Coming to Tems with the Nazi Past
    • The Jew Car by Franz Fühmann
    • Mouse Party by Johannes Bobrowski
    • The Reed by Anna Seghers
    • My Peace by Stephan Hermlin
    • Change at the City Center by Heinz Knobloch
    • The Father by Heiner Müller
    • For the Files by Hermann Kant
  • The End of the GDR
    • I Saw Stalin Once When I Was a Child by Christoph Hein
    • I Have Never Drunk Champagne by Erich Loest
    • I.M. by F. Hendrik Melle
    • The Reunion by Beate Morgenstern
    • Property by Stefan Heym
    • The Raft of Utopia by Joachim Walther
    • The Invincible Monument by Daniela Dahn
    • Beautiful Summer" by Joochen Laabs
Edited by Therese Hörnigk and Alexander Stephan

Original title: The New Sufferings of Young W. and Other Stories from the German Democratic Republic
Original languages: German

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Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction


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Edition #1: New Sufferings of Young W. and Other Stories from the German Democratic Republic

New Sufferings of Young W. and Other Stories from the German Democratic Republic (1997)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Jan van Heurck
Edited by: Therese Hörnigk Alexander Stephan
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Manifested in:

New Sufferings of Young W. and Other Stories from the German Democratic Republic (September 5, 2000)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Continuum
ISBN: 0826409520
Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.3 x 0.7
Pages: 368

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