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German literature in the United States

Mark W. Rectanus

German literature in the United States

licensing translations in the international marketplace

by Mark W. Rectanus

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Published by O. Harrassowitz in Wiesbaden .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • German literature -- Translations into English -- History and criticism.,
    • German literature -- Appreciation -- United States.,
    • Translations -- Publishing -- United States.,
    • Literature publishing -- United States.,
    • United States -- Civilization -- German influences.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-182) and index.

      StatementMark W. Rectanus.
      SeriesBuchwissenschaftliche Beiträge aus dem Deutschen Bucharchive München ;, Bd. 28
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ479 .R43 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination187 p. ;
      Number of Pages187
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1979611M
      ISBN 10344702979X
      LC Control Number90223782

        The book holds the record for being banned longer than any other literary work in the United States--prohibited in , and not legally published until the Supreme Court overturned the ban in Memoirs v. Massachusetts (). Of course, once it was legal it lost much of its appeal: by standards, nothing written in was liable to shock. Find nearly any book by books written in German. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over , booksellers.

      These are the classics, some of the best-known titles in Germany and the United States. These books, and others from the same publishers, are a sampling of the tried and true standards of German as a foreign language. You can’t go wrong with any of them. 1. Deutsch Aktuell. Students threw books pillaged mostly from public and university libraries onto bonfires with great ceremony, band-playing, and so-called “fire oaths.” The students sought to purify German literature of “foreign,” especially Jewish, and other immoral influences.

      The Evangelienbuch (Book of the Gospels), by Otfried of Weissenberg, the first poet known by name in German literature, was the earliest German poem in rhymed verse. All these works were written in dialects of either the Old High German or Old Low German groups (forerunners of modern German . Renewed interest in German literature sparked by the unexpected success of Hans Fallada's "Every Man Dies Alone" has small publishers in the US taking chances on new authors.


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