Title Tradition And Revolution: German Literature And Society 1830 - 1890.
Book Condition Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is worn and torn.
Edition First Edition.
Publisher Basic Books, NY: 1971.
0465086829 / 9780465086825
Seller ID 3653X2
Traces the transformation of Germany in relation to the literature of the period. Outlines and evaluates the German writers between the revolutions of 1830 and 1848; the Peasant literature, Young Germany, the revolution in drama, in the work of Grabbe, Buchner, and Hebel; the Revolution of 1848, the German novel (including an original and surely controversial reassessment of the work of Karl Gutzkow); German Realism of 1840-1880 and the masters of the real novella, Stifter, Keller and Storm; and the emergence of the literature of Imperial Germany, with special attention to Fontane and Raabe. Includes Index.
(Key Words: Tradition, Revolution, Germany Literature, German Society).