Preece, J.E. (2004) The Life and Work of Günter Grass: Literature, History, Politics (second edition). Palgrave Macmillan, London/ Basingstoke, 256 pp. ISBN 9781403916082.
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This study traces the career of the most widely read and influential German novelist in the second half of the 20th century. It shows in particular how his experiences as a teenage Nazi shaped his thinking, both in his novels and his role as critic and campaigner, from "The Tin Drum" (1959), his most famous novel, to "My Century" (1999), from his public protest against the building of the Berlin Wall (1961) to his diatribes against Helmut Kohl in the late 1990s. This new paperback edition includes new material on his previous two books, "My Century" and "Crabwalk", and includes a revised bibliography and chronology.
|Subjects:||P Language and Literature > PT Germanic literature
D History General and Old World > DD Germany
|Divisions:||Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages|
|Depositing User:||Fiona Godfrey|
|Date Deposited:||16 Sep 2008 13:17|
|Last Modified:||14 Jan 2010 14:34|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/9081 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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