The Author's Dimension: Selected Essays

Publisher: Henry Holt & Company, Inc.
SKU: DADAX0226904946
ISBN : 9780226904948
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The Author's Dimension: Selected Essays

Spanning the past three decades, these essays focus on the roles of the writer and literature today. In the first half of this series of witty, probing essays on reading and writing, Wolf examines the individual's, in particular the writer's, relationship to society. The final sections, "On War and Peace and Politics" and "The End of the German Democratic Republic," demonstrate the ways in which Wolf's political thinking has evolved and cast light on the political situation in East Germany prior to reunification.

"An important publication, ably served by the editing of Alexander Stephan; the knowledgeable translation by Jan Van Heurck; and Grace Paley's sisterly introduction, which . . . claims at least the later Christa Wolf for a pacifist feminism."--Peter Demetz, New York Times

Specifications of The Author's Dimension: Selected Essays

AuthorChrista Wolf
EditionUniversity of Chicago Press ed
PublisherUniversity of Chicago Press
Number Of Pages343
Publication Date1995-12-08
Height0.86 inch.
Length9.04 inch.
Width6.09 inch.
Weight0.79 pounds.

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