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Fritz Kortner’s Return to Germany and the Figure of the Returning Exile in Kortner’s The Mission and Josef v. Báky’s Der Ruf
(Mary Immaculate College, 2013)
Fritz Kortner, the celebrated actor both on stage and screen, left increasingly anti-Semitic and right-wing Germany in 1932 and moved with his young family from Berlin to Ascona in Switzerland. In his autobiography Aller ...
Magical realism and Polish-German postmemory: Reimagining flight and expulsion in Sabrina Janesch’s "Katzenberge" (2010)
(Interférences littéraires, 2014)
In the course of the last decade, flight and expulsion in the eastern part of Central Europe have increasingly become a topic in contemporary German literature by young authors. Part of this trend is the search for narrative ...
“The wild east” in contemporary German poetry: Gerald Zschorsch, Kurt Drawert, Brigitte Oleschinski
(Arrow (Dublin Institute of Technology/DIT), 2016)
This article discusses images of a “European” or “Wild” East in German poetry after 1989, specifically the work of Gerald Zschorsch, Kurt Drawert and Brigitte Oleschinski. Do their texts confirm or challenge a dichotomy ...