This bilingual essay collection represents the first major introduction to the works of Martin Walser, one of Germany's most prominent writers, to be published in the United States. Contributors to this volume include Walser's German publisher, Siegfried Unseld, translator Leila Vennewitz, editor Thomas Beckermann, critic Peter Hamm, and twelve scholars from Germany and the U.S. who focus on Walser's vels, plays, and various aspects of his work. The volume concludes with a speech by Walser on the nature of reading and the function of literature, Ueber den Umgang mit Literatur.
Peter Lang Publishing Inc
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American University Studies Series 1: Germanic Languages and Literature