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Alfred Döblin: Paradigms of Modernism by Steffan Davies,Ernest Schonfield PDF

By Steffan Davies,Ernest Schonfield

ISBN-10: 0854572228

ISBN-13: 9780854572229

Döblin’s texts, which variety broadly throughout modern discourses, are paradigms of the come upon among literary and clinical modernity. With their use of ‛Tatsachenphantasie’, they explode traditional language, looking a brand new reference to the area of gadgets and issues. This quantity reassesses and reevaluates the uniquely interdisciplinary caliber of Döblin’s interdiscursive, factually-inspired poetics by way of delivering not easy new views on key works. the amount analyses not just a few of Döblin’s best-known novels and tales, but in addition ignored works together with his early clinical essays, political journalism and autobiographical texts. different issues addressed are Döblin’s engagement with German historical past; his relation to scientific discourse; his topography of Berlin; his aestheticisation of his personal biography and his relation to different significant writers comparable to Heine, Benn, Brecht and Sebald. With contributions in English and in German via students from Germany and the uk, the amount offers insights into Döblin which are of price to complex researchers and to scholars alike.

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