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The narrative works of Günter Grass

a critical interpretation

by Noel Thomas

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Published by Benjamins in Amsterdam, Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grass, Günter, 1927- -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Narration (Rhetoric)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementNoel Thomas.
    SeriesGerman language and literature monographs,, v. 12
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT2613.R338 Z894 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination370 p. ;
    Number of Pages370
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3248162M
    ISBN 109027240051
    LC Control Number83164756

      Grass the sculptor works in a big-windowed studio at one end of the restored building. The latest clay model, of an embracing couple, is taking shape on a plinth in the centre of the airy space. "Günter Grass left us a moving farewell," said his publisher Gerhard Steidl at the presentation of the book "Vonne Endlichkait," to be published in German on Friday ().

      An appraisal of German writer Günter Grass: By Sybille Fuchs, Wolfgang Weber and Peter Schwarz 25 April Günter Grass, who died April 13 .   The American edition of "My Century" lists 21 other books by Grass. He has been enormously prolific. His most noted single book is his first, the novel "The Tin Drum," published in when Grass.

      Gunter Grass, Show Your Tongue (, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich) Much of The Call of the Toad, especially the character of Chatterjee, was planted in Grass' head during an almost-six-month trip to India in the mid-eighties. Show Your Tongue is Grass' travel diary of that time, a hundred pages of text, a hundred pages of drawings, and a long poem/5(6). THE BOOK- Probably the most autobiographical of his novels, From the Diary of a Snail balances the agonising history of the persecuted Danzig Jews with an account of Grass's political campaigning with Willie Brandt. Underlying all is the snail, the central symbol that is both model and a parody of social progress, and a mysterious metaphor for political reform.4/5(1).


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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 toit argues.

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.

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. In the following paragraph, I will start with an explanation of the elements, which make the novel’s narrative structure so complicated and multilayered.

1 Keele, Alan Frank. Understanding Günter Grass, page 11 2 Richter, Frank. Die zerschlagene Wirklichkeit. Überlegungen zur Form der Danzig-Triologie von Günter Grass, page 7. Julian Preece is Professor of German Studies at Swansea University. His other books include The Life and Work of Günter Grass: Literature, History, Politics (2nd edn ) and Baader-Meinhof and the Novel: Narratives of the Nation, Fantasies of the Revolution ().

Günter Grass: It is a wonderful thing in the process of writing when such paper characters are first sketched, and when one is doing good work, from a certain point in time they come alive and start contradicting the author as well. 'The study goes far beyond a mere introduction to the man and his work.

Rather, in its combination of trenchant analyzes of the major texts, elucidation of the historical-political background, and skilful summary of the major battles Grass fought with his critics as well as other issues that affected his career, the work is a significant achievement that will take its rightful place among the.

Günter Grass has books on Goodreads with ratings. Günter Grass’s most popular book is The Tin Drum. Günter Grass, who has died a was Germany’s best-known postwar novelist, a man of titanic energy and zest who, besides his fiction-writing, enjoyed the. 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, which includes Cat and Mouse and Dog Years. His works are frequently considered to have a left-wing political dimension, and Grass was an active supporter of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD). Analysis of Günter Grass’s Novels By Nasrullah Mambrol on April 8, • (0).

Although Günter Grass’s ( – ) novel The Tin Drum forms the first part of the Danzig Trilogy and shares some characters, events, and themes with Cat and Mouse and Dog Years, the novel was conceived independently and can be discussed without explicit reference to the other two works.

The Life and Work of Gunter Grass: Literature, History, Politics by J. Preece (Author) ISBN ISBN X. Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both work. Openlibrary_work OLW Pages Ppi Republisher_date Republisher_operator [email protected] Republisher_time Scandate Scanner Scanningcenter cebu Scribe3_search_catalog trent Scribe3_search_id Tts_version finalg58a4a In Vintage Classics published a new translation of Gunter Grass's masterpiece, The Tin Drum, with an introduction by the author looking back on his work of 50 years ago In the summer ofI completed my first novel, The Tin Drum, in Paris.

In his native Danzig, Grass passed through the Hitler Youth movement and was drafted during World War he revealed inhe was called up to the Waffen-SS (the elite military wing of the Nazi Party) at two years after he had been refused as a volunteer for submarine duty.

He was wounded in battle and became a prisoner of war in Later, while an art student in Düsseldorf. Günter Grass was Germany’s foremost writer for more than half a century, and his books were and remain best-sellers across the world.

The Tin Drum was made into an Oscar-winning film inand the memoir Peeling the Onion astounded readers by revealing Grass had been drafted into the military wing of the SS, a ruthless component of the Nazi war machine, in the closing months of World War.Constructing Authorship in the Work of Günter Grass.

Oxford University Press. pp. W. Gordon Cunliffe. Günter Grass. Twayne. pp. Edward Diller. A Mythic Journey: Gunter Grass' "Tin Drum". University Press of Kentucky. pp. Charlotte W.

Ghurye. The Writer and Society: Studies in the Fiction of Günter Grass and.The sequel to Grass's controversial and successful book Peeling the Onion. In this delightful sequel to Peeling the Onion, Günter Grass writes in the voices of his eight children as they record memories of their childhoods, of growing up, of their father, who was always at work on a new book, always at the margins of their es contradictory, critical, loving, accusatory - they.