An irresistible drive to escape the confines that delimit the independent existence of man is the dominant theme in the writings of Hans Erich Nossack. However, the reader t only finds it difficult, if t impossible, to follow the Nossack protagonist in his quest for freedom and independence, but he is also faced with the additional burden of having to decipher a maze of symbols, t all of which remain constant. This book unlocks part of the mystery that is Nossack.
The Author: Peter J. Schroeck (born in Germany) received his Ph.D. degree from Rutgers University and has been active in the field of German education on all levels, from teaching to administration. The author presently teaches at Raritan Valley Community College and is co-director of the Rutgers Summer Program in Germany. He is also secretary-treasurer of the German Language School Conference.