Gu nter Grass by William Gordon Cunliffe

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Published by Twayne Publishers in New York .

Written in English

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  • Grass, Gu nter, -- 1927-

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 141-143.

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Statementby W. Gordon Cunliffe.
SeriesTwayne"s world authors series -- TWAS 65., Twayne"s world authors series
LC ClassificationsPT2613.R338 Z6
The Physical Object
Pagination146 p.
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14711980M

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During the Second World War, Grass volunteered for the submarine corps at the age of fifteen but was rejected; two years later, inhe was instead drafted. Known primarily as a novelist, Grass also wrote poetry—he read poems to Gr the workshop organized by Hans Werner Richter as a space for postwar writers grappling with the consequences of Germany’s actions during the war.

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Grass has lately become enamored of present/past historical parallels, sometimes with splendidly epic results. But this time the notion is a trifle, a very specialized one: an imaginary convocation of German poets inat the end of the Thirty Years War, called together by the Konigsburg poet Simon Dach in order to reach some ecumenical consensus on the repurification and.

Günter Grass Biographical G ünter Grass was born in in Danzig-Langfuhr of Polish-German parents. After military service and captivity by American forceshe worked as a farm labourer and miner and studied art in Düsseldorf and Berlin.

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Nobelist Grass (Too Far Afield,etc.) ponders guilt and memory in an unsettling tale that draws from a forgotten maritime a Russian submarine torpedoed the Wilhelm Gustloff on Janunarrator Paul Pokriefke was still in his unmarried teenaged mother’s womb. Thousands went down with the ship, but Tulla Pokriefke was rescued and gave birth on.

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