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Günter Grass and His Critics

From The Tin Drum to Crabwalk (Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture)

by Siegfried Mews

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Camden House .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • German,
  • European - German,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / German,
  • 1927-,
  • 20th century,
  • Appreciation,
  • Criticism,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Germany,
  • Grass, Gèunter,,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12200822M
    ISBN 101571130624
    ISBN 109781571130624

    Get this from a library! Günter Grass and his critics: from the tin drum to Crabwalk. [Siegfried Mews] -- When the Swedish Academy announced that Gunter Grass had been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, it singled out his first novel The Tin Drum (, English translation ) as a seminal.   Günter Grass’s memoir was published last summer in Germany to a chorus of controversy over the author’s service in the Waffen SS. But now that people have read it, most of the criticism has.

    Günter Grass has achieved a very rare thing in contemporary arts and letters, earning both critical respect and commercial success in every genre and artistic medium he has taken up. A novelist, poet, essayist, dramatist, sculptor and graphic artist, Grass appeared on the international literary scene with the publication of his first novel. Themes. Grass said, "The Flounder is about women and food, but it is also about women and war, including what women have done against war – unfortunately, mostly silence."Regarding his view on the human sexes and its influence on the novel, Grass said, "Most women who read the book Author: Günter Grass.

    Description: This book traces a longstanding concern with issues of authorship throughout the work of Günter Grass, Germany's best-known contemporary writer and public intellectual. Through detailed close-readings of all of his major literary works from onwards and careful analysis of his political writings from to , it argues that Grass's tendency to insert clearly recognisable self-images into his . Gunter Wilhelm Grass was a prominent German author who rose to international fame with his very first novel, ‘The Tin Drum’, which became a best-seller and set the pace for his illustrious literary career. A highly skilled writer, he wrote plays, poems, and novels, and was also an illustrator and graphic artist.


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Günter Grass and His Critics by Siegfried Mews Download PDF EPUB FB2

Nearly fifty years after its publication, the novel's significance has been generally acknowledged: it is the uncontested favorite among Grass's works of fiction on the part of reading public and critics alike, yet its canonical status tends to obscure the decidedly mixed and even hostile reactions it initially by: 2.

Nearly fifty years after its publication, the novel's significance has been generally acknowledged: it is the uncontested favorite among Grass's works of fiction on the part of reading public and critics alike, yet its canonical status tends to obscure the decidedly mixed and even hostile reactions it initially : Siegfried Mews.

Günter Grass and His Critics Book Description: When the Swedish Academy announced that Günter Grass had been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, it singled out his first novel The Tin Drum (, English translation ) as a seminal work that had signaled thepostwar rebirth of German letter.

The key to understanding the complex works of Germany's leading writer, Günther Grass, is found in his creative use of language. This book is the first comprehensive, scientific analysis based on a cognitive theory of metaphor of Grass' statements in Die Blechtrommel.

Nearly fifty years after its publication, the novel’s significance has been generally acknowledged: it is the uncontested favorite among Grass’s works of fiction on the part of reading public and critics alike, yet its canonical status tends to obscure the decidedly mixed and even hostile reactions it initially elicited.

When the Swedish Academy announced that Günter Grass had been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, it singled out his first novel The Tin Drum (, English translation ) as a seminal work that had signaled the postwar rebirth of German.

Criticism in Perspective Series. Rochester: Camden House, viii + pp. $, cloth, ISBN Reviewed by David Clarke Published on H-German (April, ) Commissioned by Susan R.

Boettcher Günter Grass surely qualifies as the most con‐ sistently controversial of all post German au‐. The story combines biography and literary criticism with an emphasis on Grass's Danzig roots; in a pattern adopted by most critics, Der Spiegel engages in a comparison of Die Blechtrommel and Hundejahre, but unlike other reviews, the magazine deems Grass's second novel the equal of his first in terms of its abundant length, attention to detail, exuberantly fantastic elements, and drastic Cited by: 1.

Grass’s great novels of the late s and early s, collectively known as the Danzig trilogy, blew a great hole into that early postwar amnesia. Stung by his wild, earthy, cutting prose. Günter Grass and His Critics. From The Tin Drum to Crabwalk (review) Günter Grass and His Critics.

From The Tin Drum to Crabwalk (review) Preece, Julian. Book Reviews only a few cursory remarks, the authorial position has shifted again in that the "authorial persona" serves as the (in)voluntary mouthpiece for another figure in Unkenrufe, assumes "multiple.

In a vituperative assault probably without parallel in the recent history of European literature, critics have damned both Mr.

Grass and his long-awaited book. Germany's most influential news. In his various critiques of Grass's works, Updike wrote that Grass had been consumed by his "strenuous career as celebrity-author-artist-Socialist" and about one of his later novels that "he can't be bothered to write a novel; he just sends dispatches from the front lines of his engagement".Born: Günter Wilhelm Graß, 16 October.

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.

Günter Grass, Who Confronted Germany's Past As Well As His Own, Dies At Ap • Inthe Nobel prize-winning author of The Tin Drum admitted that as a. Günter Grass and his critics: from the tin drum to Crabwalk. [Siegfried Mews] -- When the Swedish Academy announced that Gunter Grass had been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, it singled out his first novel The Tin Drum (, English translation ) as a seminal.

Mews put an extraordinary amount of work and effort into this volume on the critical reception of all of Grass's major prose works. Since the debut of his novel The Tin Drum (for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature), Grass has developed into a national and international literary superstar whose texts continue to provoke and elicit fierce debates.

Günter Grass, the German novelist, social critic and Nobel Prize winner whom many called his country’s moral conscience but who stunned Europe when he revealed in that he had been a member.

Storm grows over Grass's belated SS confessions 'Günter Grass has lived through his mistakes, better than most of us would have done.' of which Grass was a frequent critic for its. In the book, Grass admitted for the first time that he had joined the Nazi special unit, Waffen-SS in Critics then questioned his moral integrity and credibility.

Günter Grass: Life in. Interview with Günter Grass English translation of the interview with Günter Grass, 12 December Günter Grass is interviewed by Horace Engdahl, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy, and Pernilla Rosell-Steuer, student.

Hello, I am Horace Engdahl, Permanent Secretary of. 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).The Flounder: 20th century’s last Nobel Prize in Literature was given to Günter Grass, lauded him for his “frolicsome black fables that portray the forgotten face of history”.This accolade from the prestigious organization cannot be more aptly considered than Günter Grass’ masterpiece- “The Flounder”!/5.Günter Grass's Zunge zeigen has been criticised as an example of Eurocentricism, an especially harsh charge against this author known for his critique of globalisation.