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Günter Grass in America

the early years

by Ray Lewis White

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Published by G. Olms in Hildesheim, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grass, Günter, 1927- -- Appreciation -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [159]

    StatementRay Lewis White.
    SeriesGermanistische Texte und Studien ;, Bd. 12
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT2613.R338 Z93 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 158, [1] p. ;
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3077841M
    ISBN 103487070782
    LC Control Number82177581

    Born in Danzig, Germany, in , Günter Grass is a widely acclaimed author of plays, essays, poems, and numerous novels. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in This is a book that makes for compelling reading, a valuable account of a fascinating period in recent German history. Besides the absorbing insight into Grass’s own history and engagement in the East-West literary world, the Stasi documents also provide an enthralling reflection of .

    SUBJECT OF BOOKS. Rebecca Braun. Constructing Authorship in the Work of Günter Grass. Oxford University Press. Gunter Grass in India and Bangladesh. Viking Press. pp. Alan Frank Keele. Günter Grass in America: The Early Years. Georg Olms Verlag. pp. Günter Grass Biographical G ünter Grass was born in in Danzig-Langfuhr of Polish-German parents. After military service and captivity by American forces , he worked as a farm labourer and miner and studied art in Düsseldorf and Berlin. he made his living as a sculptor, graphic artist and writer in Paris, and subsequently Berlin.

    Grass is supposed to have engineered the very destruction of his career so as to promote it. But this is not about book sales for Mr. Grass, so much as it is about rescuing his life’s work and. GÜNTER GRASS (–), Germany's most celebrated contemporary writer, attained worldwide renown with the publication of his novel The Tin Drum in A man of remarkable versatility, Grass was a poet, playwright, social critic, graphic artist, and novelist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in


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Günter Grass (16 October – 13 April ) was a German novelist, poet, playwright, illustrator, graphic artist, sculptor and recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Grass was born in the Free City of Danzig (now Gdansk, Poland). Günter Grass is the first biography in English of this Nobel Prize–winning writer. Julian Preece introduces both Grass’s key works and political activities, chronicling his interaction with major figures from literary and public life like holocaust poet Paul Celan, Chancellor Helmut Kohl, and cofounder of the Red Army Faction Ulrike Meinhof.

Günter Grass: a life in pictures From literary and artistic triumph to public scandal, the novelist, poet and artist’s life was as marked by history as his work Gallery.

Grass covers in the autobiographical book the period of his life before he wrote "The Tin Drum" and uses the work to reveal his biggest secret: As a year-old in Nazi Germany, he had briefly been.

‘This highly readable little book is a must for any student or lay reader who wishes to gain an overview of Günter Grass’s life and work, but it also contains gems for those more familiar with his texts and times. Cat and Mouse, published in Germany in as Katz und Maus, is a novella by Günter Grass, the second book of the Danzig Trilogy, and the sequel to The Tin is about Joachim Mahlke, an alienated only child without a father.

The narrator Pilenz "alone could be termed his friend, if it were possible to be friends with Mahlke" (p. 78); much of Pilenz's narration addresses Mahlke directly Author: Günter Grass. Günter Wilhelm Grass (German: [ˈɡʏntɐ ˈɡʁas] (); 16 October – 13 April ) was a German-Kashubian novelist, poet, playwright, illustrator, graphic artist, sculptor, and recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature.

He was born in the Free City of Danzig (now Gdańsk, Poland).As a teenager, he served as a drafted soldier from late in the Waffen-SS and was taken as a Born: Günter Wilhelm Graß, 16 October.

Günter Grass criticises refugee treatment from beyond the grave This article is more than 4 years old Posthumous publication of Nobel prize-winning writer’s last book attacks rising vitriol Author: Philip Oltermann.

Grass's employment of baroque literature is of particular interest because it takes up a tradition from which German literature has long broken away. Alexander Weber's argument moves from an outline of general thematic parallels in the early works to an analysis of the conscious use of baroque literature in Der Butt and Das Treffen in Telgte.

Günter Grass, in full Günter Wilhelm Grass, (born OctoDanzig [now Gdańsk, Poland]—died ApLübeck, Germany), German poet, novelist, playwright, sculptor, and printmaker who, with his extraordinary first novel Die Blechtrommel (; The Tin Drum), became the literary spokesman for the German generation that grew up in the Nazi era and survived the war.

() ein für die Deutung des Gesamtwerks und seiner Forschungsgeschichte unentbehrlicher Orientierungskompaß, charakterisierte Manfred Durzak die erste Ausgabe dieser Einführung.

Auch die aktualisierte und erweiterte dritte Auflage wird diesem Anspruch gerecht: Der Band führt in die von derBrand: J.B. Metzler. Günter Wilhelm Grass was a Nobel Prize-winning German novelist, poet, playwright, illustrator, graphic artist, and sculptor.

He was born in the Free City of Danzig (now Gdańsk, Poland). Sincehe lived in West Germany, but in his fiction he /5.

ARTICLES ABOUT GÜNTER GRASS: German Novelist Plans Year Here ( ) In an interview during a tour of America, Grass praised New York for being "colorful," but expressed perplexity at.

Gunter Grass, says The Times, 'is on his own as an artist', and indeed this extraordinary, provoking and joyously Rabelaisian celebration of life, food and sex is unique. Lifted from their ancient fairytale, the.

In novels such as Die Blechtrommel (The Tin Drum) (), the first in a series known as the Danzig Trilogy, Grass emerged as the conscience of a generation of Germans who had survived World War II. His novels treat themes of guilt, silence, complicity. The Tin Drum, the author's first novel, has been translated into all major European languages.

A film version of the book received an Oscar for Best Foreign Film in His other works include Cat and Mouse, The Flounder, Headbirths, and The Rat. InGünter Grass /5(34). Trained as a stonemason and sculptor, Grass began writing in the s. In his fiction, he frequently returned to the Danzig of his childhood.

Grass is best known for his first novel, The Tin Drum (), a key text in European magic realism. It was the first book of his Danzig Trilogy, the other two being Cat and Mouse and Dog Years.Günter Grass Biography Gunter Grass was a German author who won the Nobel Prize in Literature.

This biography of Gunter Grass provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.Books; Notes; Günter Grass: Cat and Mouse. October, This novella opens: And one day, after Mahlke had learned to swim, we were lying in the grass, in the Schlagball field.

I ought to have gone to the dentist, but they wouldn’t let me because I was hard to replace on the team. My tooth was howling.