Wednesday, 31 October 2018

German Literature Month VIII

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Monday, 29 October 2018


GLM VII was an excellent month in which many authors and titles made their debut appearance on #germanlitmonth.  Thank you to the 30 participating bloggers from around the globe for making this such a special event.

Bernhard: Heldenplatz 1 Kehlmann: The Mentor 1

Author Profile: Larissa Boehning 1
Six Degrees of Separation: From Less than Zero to The Inspector Barlach Mysteries 1 German Historians of the C18th and C19th 1
Random Book Covers and Illustrations: Gerstäcker 1 Schiller 1
Abonji: Fly Away, Pigeon 1 Ani: The Nameless Day 1 Arnim-Brentano: Goethe’s Correspondence with A Child 1 Bachmann: Malina 1 Bernhard: Three Days 1 Boehning: Swallow Summer 1 Böll: The Clown 1  Brentano: Fairy Tales / The Story of Brave Caspar and the Fair Annerl 1 Camenisch: The Alp 1 Behind the Station 1 Christ: Memoirs of A Superfluous Woman 1 Clavadetscher: Knochenlieder Döblin: Berlin Alexanderplatz 1 Drvenkar: Sorry 1 2 Ende: The Night of Wishes 1 Erpenbeck: Go, Went, Gone 1 Tand 1 Fallada: Alone in Berlin 1 2 Wolf amongst Wolves 1 Feuchtwanger: The Oppermanns 1 2 Fontane: Effi Briest 1 Frisch: Zurich Transit 1 Fühmann: The Jew Car 1    Gaponenko: Who is Martha? 1 Geltinger: Moor 1 Goethe: Elective Affinities 1 Goetz: Insane 1 Grasnojwa: The Legal Haziness of A Marriage 1 Haffner: Blood Brothers 1  Hansen: This House is Mine 1 Hebel: How A Ghastly Story Was Brought to Light by a Common or Garden Butcher’s Dog 1 The Treasure Chest 1 Heinrich: Cross of Iron 1 Helle: Euphoria 1  Hensel: Dance by The Canal 1 Hesse: Demian 1 Hilbig: A Temporary State 1 Hofmann: Parable of the Blind 1 Hoppe: Pigaletta 1 Huch: The Last Summer 1 Jelinek: In the Alps 1 The Piano Teacher 1  Jonke: The System of Vienna 1 Jünger: The Glass Bees 1 Kafka: Investigations of a Dog 1 Kehlmann: You Should Have Left 1 Keller: Stories 1 Keun: After Midnight 1 The Artificial Silk Girl 1 Kleist: An Earthquake in Chile 1 Kracht: Imperium - A Fiction of the South Seas 1 Kurbjuweit: Fear 1 Lehn: Aladdin, COB 1 Lernet-Holenia: Mona Lisa 1 Lewitscharroff: Apostoloff 1 Blumenberg 1 Mann: Buddenbrooks: A Literary Conversation 1 2 3 4 Markovíc: Superheldinnen (Superheroines) 1 Meier: Isle of the Dead 1 Meile: 3000€ 1 Perutz: Master of the Day of Judgment 1 Rammstedt: The King of China 1 Roth: Confessions of A Murderer 1 Ruge: In Times of Fading Light 1 Schnitzler: Casanova’s Homecoming 1 Late Fame 1 2 Night Games 1 Sebald: Austerlitz 1 The Description of Unhappiness 1 The Emigrants 1 The Rings of Saturn 1 Vertigo 1  Seethaler: The Tobacconist 1 Seiler: Kruso 1 Speck: Bella Germania 1 Stamm: Seven Years 1 Storm: Grieshuus 1 Suter: Allen and the Dragonflies 1 The Last Weynfeldt 1 Tawada : Memoirs of  Polar Bear 1 2  Urzidil: Borderlands 1 Siegelmann’s Journey 1 The Duchess of Alahambra 1 The Last Bell 1 Wagener: You’d Have Larvae Too 1 Wagner: Ice Moon 1 Wander: The Seventh Well 1 Wassermann: Kaspar Hauser - Inertia of the Heart 1 Wolf: August 1 The Quest for Christa T 1 Zeh: Eagles and Angels 1   Zehrer: Das Genie 1 Zweig: Compulsion 1 Journey into the Past 1 The Post-Office Girl 1 Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of A Woman and other stories 1
Adam: Lesen unter Hitler 1  Byung-Chul: The Burn-Out Society 1 Enzensberger: Tumult 1  Ribbat: In the Restaurant 1 2 3 Zweig: Genius and Discovery 1 Triumph and Disaster 1

The Non-Fiction Exception to the German Language Rule
Beachy: Gay Berlin - Birthplace of A New Identity 1

Gomringer: Moden 1

The Watch-As-You-Please GLM Fringe
Line of Separation 1 The Wall 1 The Weissensee Saga 1

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

GLM VII : Please link your reviews and contributions here

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German Literature Month VI: Author Index

Bachmann: Malina 1 Benjamin: The Task of the Translator 1 Berlin: Banking on A Wedding 1 Bernhard: Wittgenstein's Nephew 2 Bräunig: Rummelplatz 1 Canetti: The Tongue Set Free 1 Capus: Almost Like Spring 1 De La Motte-Fouqué: Undine 1 de Velasco: Tiger Milk 1 Döblin: The Ballerina and The Body 1 Dürrenmatt: The Inspector Barlach Mysteries 1 Erpenbeck: Katzen Haben Sieben Leben/Schmutzige Nacht 1 Fallada: Alone in Berlin 1 A Small Circus 1 Fitzek: Amok1 Fontane: Beyond The Tweed 1 Effi Briest 1 Shorter Novels 1 2 Funke: Inkheart 1 Georg : Poems 1 Giordano: Auntie Poldi and The Sicilian Lions 1 Glauser: Thumbprint 1 Glavinic: The Camera Kille 1 Gmeyner: Manja 1 Goethe: Italian Journey 1 2 Italian Journey Fictitious Part 4 Gotthelf: The Black Spider 1 Grajsnowa: All Russians Love Birch Trees 1 Grass: From Germany to Germany 1 Grimm Hans Herbert: Schlump1 2 Groner: The Case of the Golden Bullet 1 Hahn: Shorter Days 1 Hermann: Letti Park 1 Hesse: The Glass Bead Game 1 Narcissus and Goldmund 1 Rosshalde 1 Hoffmann: The Sandman 1Hofmann: The Film Explainer 1 Hofmannsthal Electra 1 Der Rosenkavalier 1 Hotschig: Ludwig's Room 1 Jelinek: Greed 1 The Piano Teacher 1 2 Women As Lovers 1 Jung: Bambert's Book of Missing Stories / Dreaming in Black and White 1 Jungk: The Snowflake Constant 1 Kafka: Short Fiction and Short Stories 1 The Metamorphosis 1 Kempowski: All for Nothing 1 Keun: After Midnight 1 Kim: Invasionem des Privaten 1 Klönne: Silent is the Forest 1 Klüssendorf: Das Mädchen 1 Kluge: Dispatches from Moments of Calm 1 Köstering: Goethesturm 1 Krausser: The Great Bagarozy 1 Krechel: Shanghai Fern von Wo 1 Mann Thomas: Doctor Faustus 1 Fiorenza 1 Royal Highness 1 Mörike: Mozart's Journey to Prague 1 Montasser: A Very Special Year 1 Müller: The Appointment 1 Musil: The Confessions of Young Torless 1 Nestroy: Einen Jux will er sich machen (Adapted by Tom Stoppard) 1 Poznanski: Five 3 Preussler: The Little Witch / The Robber Hotzenplotz 1 Reich-Osang: The Scholl Case 1 Roth: The Radetsky March The String of Pearls 1 Schmidt: Bottom's Dream 1 2 Sebald: The Emigrants 1 Vertigo 1 2 Seethaler: The Tobacconist 1 2 3 4 Seghers: Crossing A Love Story The Seventh Cross 1 Transit 1 Stamm: Black Ice Unformed Landscape 1 Stift: The Empress and The Cake 1 3 Suter: The Chef  The Last Weynfeldt 1 Timm: In My Brother's Shadow 1 Ullmann: The Country Road 1 Vanderbeke: The Mussel Feast 1 Wedekind: Lulu Plays Mine-Haha 1 Wolf: Medea 1 They Divided the Sky 1 Zweig: A Game of Chess 1 2 A Summer Novella 1 Amok 1  Buchmendel/The Invisible Collection (Review in German) 1 Confusion 1 Burning Secret 1 Did He Do It? 1 2 The Invisible Collection 1 Twenty-Four Hours in the Life of A Woman 1 2

Alison Layland on Literary Translation 1
Crime Fiction in German (Sample Chapter) 1

Sunday, 30 October 2016

German Literature Month VI - Please link your reviews and contributions here.

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Tuesday, 1 December 2015

German Literature Month V: Author Index

GLM_V.jpg What can 44 bloggers achieve in the course of one month and 10 days with the aid of 100+ authors and 65+ translators?  Impressive, isn't it? Anthologies: Vienna Tales (1) Features: An Anecdote about Jean Paul (1) German Literature on the International Dublin Award Longlist (1), Meet the Translator: Denis Jackson (1 2 3) Meet the Translator: Katy Derbyshire (1), Three Female German Writers (1), Two Winter Treasures from Seagull Books (1) Fiction and Poetry:  Abonji: Fly Away, Pigeon (1), Aichner: Woman of the Dead (1Arjouni: Ein Mann, Ein Mord (1), More Beer (1Benn: Poems (1Bernhard: Old Masters (1), The Loser (1), The Voice Imitator (1Biller: Inside the Head of Bruno Schulz (1Böll: Irish Journal (1), The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum (1 2Borchert: The Dandelion (1) Brecht: Mother Courage and Her Children (1 2Broch: The Death of Virgil (1Busch: Neues Wilhelm Busch Album (1Canetti Elias: The Voices of Marrakesh (1),  Canetti Veza:  The Criminal (1), The Tortoises (1Celan: Death Fugue (1de la Motte-Fouque: Undine (1Dorn: Kalte Stille (1Dürrenmatt: Hangman (1), Suspicion (1 2 3), The Assignment (1Enzensberger: New Selected Poems (1Erpenbeck: The End of Days (1 2), The Old Child (1Fallada: A Small Circus (1), Every Man Dies Alone (1), Wolf Among Wolves (1Fontane: The Poggenpuhl Family (1), The Woman taken in Adultery (1Franck: West (1Geiger: We are Doing Fine (1) Glauser: Thumbprint (1Grass: Cat and Mouse (1), My Century (1), The Flounder (1Hebbel: How a Ghastly Story was brought to life by a Common or Garden Butcher's Dog (1Hermann: The Start of Love (1Hesse: Demian (1), Narcissus and Goldmund (1Hilbig: The Sleep of the Righteous (1Hoffmann: The Devil's Elixir (1 2), The Lost Reflection (1Jalowicz Simon: Gone to Ground (1) Jean Paul: Die wunderbare Gesellschaft in der Neujahrsnacht (1Kästner: Emil and The Detectives (1), The Parent Trap (1Kafka: The Verdict and Other Stories (1Kempowski: All for Nothing (1Keun: After Midnight (1), The Artificial Silk Girl (1 2Kleist: Anecdote from the Last Prussian War (1), The Duel (1), The Foundling (1Kling: Collected Poems (1Köhlmeier: Two Gentlemen on the Beach (1Kolmar: Poems (1Kretchel: Landgericht (1Lenz: A Minute's Silence (1Lernet-Holenia: I was Jack Mortimer (1Lichtenstein: Leaving for the Front (1Lothar: The Vienna Melody (1Maier: The Room (1Mann: Buddenbrooks (1), Death in Venice and Other Stories (1), The Magic Mountain (1Meyrink: The Green Face (1Müller: The Passport (1Nenik: The Marvel of Biographical Housekeeping (1Opitz: Der Büchermörder (1Plenzdorf: The New Sorrows of Young W (1Poznanski: Erebos (1 2Preussler: Krabat and the Sorcerer's Mill (1Reh: The Secret of the Water Knight (1), This Brave Balance (1Remarque: A Time to Live and a Time to Die (1 2), The Black Obelisk (1Rilke: Die Weise von Liebe und Tod (1), The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigg (1Roth: Hotel Savoy (1), Letters from Germany (1), Rebellion (1), The Hotel Years (1Sacher-Masoch: The Mother of God (1), Venus in Furs (1Schalansky: The Giraffe's Neck (1Schiller: A-Z (1) Maria Stuart (1), The Robbers (1),Wallenstein (1), Wilhelm Tell (1 2Schlink/Popp: Self's Punishment (1Schmidt: The Egghead Republic (1Schneider: Berlin Now (1), The Wall Jumper (1Schnitzler: Late Fame (1Schulze: Adam and Evelyn (1Schwitter: Eins im Andern (1), Goldfish Memory (1Sebald: On the Natural History of Destruction (1), The Emigrants (1 2), The Rings of Saturn (1 2Seethaler: A Whole Life (1Simon Christoph: Zbinden's Progress (1Spyri: Heidi (1 2) Stamm: All Days Are Night (1Storm: Aquis Submersus (1),  The Dykemaster (1Tawada; Études in the Snow (1Trakl: Our Trakl - Book One (1von der Vogelweide: Poems von Droste-Hulshoff: The Jew's Beech (1von Schirach: The Collini Case (1Wagner: Ice Moon (1Walser: Jacob von Gunten (1), The Robbers (1Weiss: Leavetaking (1Wolf: August (1 2 3), Cassandra (1 2), The Quest for Christa T (1 2), They Divided The Sky (1Zeh: The Method (1Zweig:  Beware of Pity (1), Burning Secret (1),  Chess (1 2), Fear (1), Incident on Lake Geneva (1), Journey into the Past (1), Leporella (1), Letter from an Unknown Woman (1), Mendel The Bibliophile (1), Montaigne (1 2), The Governess (1), The Invisible Collection (1) Non-Fiction:  Engelmann (Editor): Schillers Bitt- und Bettelbriefe (1) Hens: Nicotine (1), Recommended Novellas (1Kiermeier-Debre Schillers Frauen (1Schilleriana (1), Schumann: The Ghetto Swinger (1Unger: Schillers Kritiker (1Weidemann: The Summer Before the Dark (1)

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

German Literature Month V: Please link your contributions here.

Please link to your #germanlitmonth contributions here. The first linky is for contributions by author. The second is for contributions by translator when the work read is a translation. It will be interesting to see the outcome of this.

Example links:
In the author linky: The Robbers - Friedrich Schiller (Lizzy's Literary Life)
In the translator index: Alexander Fraser Tytler (The Robbers - Friedrich Schiller)

A) Author Index

B) Translator Index