Alfred Döblin: Paradigms of Modernism by Steffan Davies,Ernest Schonfield PDF

By Steffan Davies,Ernest Schonfield

Döblin’s texts, which variety commonly throughout modern discourses, are paradigms of the stumble upon among literary and clinical modernity. With their use of ‛Tatsachenphantasie’, they explode traditional language, looking a brand new reference to the area of gadgets and issues. This quantity reassesses and reevaluates the uniquely interdisciplinary caliber of Döblin’s interdiscursive, factually-inspired poetics by means of supplying hard new views on key works. the quantity analyses not just a few of Döblin’s best-known novels and tales, but in addition missed works together with his early scientific essays, political journalism and autobiographical texts. different subject matters addressed are Döblin’s engagement with German historical past; his relation to clinical discourse; his topography of Berlin; his aestheticisation of his personal biography and his relation to different significant writers resembling Heine, Benn, Brecht and Sebald. With contributions in English and in German by means of students from Germany and the uk, the amount offers insights into Döblin which are of price to complicated researchers and to scholars alike.

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