Contemporary German Stories: Peter Handke, Friederike Mayröcker, Uwe Timm, and Others

Contemporary German Stories: Peter Handke, Friederike Mayröcker, Uwe Timm, and Others

by A. Leslie Willson (Editor)

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Overview

This volume contains 22 stories and novellas, many appearing in English for the first time. Among the authors represented are Peter Handke, Alfred Andersch, Stefan Andres, Jurgen Becker, Ulla Merkewicz, Elisabeth Borchers, Gisela Elsner and Max von der Grun.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826409690
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 11/01/1998
Series: German Library , #100
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: A. Leslie Willson
 
ALFRED ANDERSCH
Jesuskingdutschke
Translated by A. Leslie Willson
 
STEFAN ANDRES
El Greco Paints the Grand Inquisitor
Translated by Jeanne R. Willson
 
JURGEN BECKER
From the Story of a Separation
Translated by A. Leslie Willson
 
ULLA BERKEWICZ
Hi, Wendy!
Translated by A. Leslie Willson
 
ELISABETH BORCHERS
Murder; or, This Story Is No Proof
Translated by James A. Hayes
 
GISELA ELSNER
The Engagement
Translated by Minetta Altgelt Goyne
 
HUBERT FICHTE
The Garden
Translated by A. Leslie Willson
 
GUNTER BRUNO FUCHS
Confessions of an Elderly Cane Maker
Translated by A. Leslie Willson
 
MAX VON DER GRUN
Shorthand Text
Translated by John Derrenberger
 
PETER HANDKE
The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick
Translated by Michael Roloff
 
HERBERT HECKMAN
UBUville—The City of the Grand Egg
Translated by Thomas I. Bacon
 
HELMUT HEIßENBUTTEL
Texts
Translated by Michael Hamburger
 
MICHAEL KRUGER
The Pet
Translated by A. Leslie Willson
 
ULRIKE LANGLE
The Devil Is the Friend of Man
Translated by Scott G. Williams (with Ulrike Langle, Grit Liebscher, Hiram Maxim, Ann Reitz)
 
FRIEDERIKE MAYROCKER
In a Rundown Neighborhood
Translated by Michael P. Elzay
 
HANS ERICH NOSSACK
The Pocketknife
Translated by Marc Tangner
 
HELGA NOVAK
Jourbaney of a Woman Nihilist to Verona in Late Autumn
Translated by Peter Spycher
 
LUTZ RATHENOW
Struggle
Translated by George F. Peters
 
JOSEF REDING
Disturbances All the Way to Baton Rouge
Translated by Ralph R. Read III
 
UWE TIMM
The Dinner Party
Translated by Rebecca Penn
 
WOLFGANG WEYRAUCH
Something's Happening
Translated by Earl N. Lewis
 
WOLF WONDRATSCHEK
German Lesson
Translated by A. Leslie Willson
 
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