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Author Trnka, Jamie H. (Jamie Helene), author.

Title Revolutionary subjects : German literatures and the limits of aesthetic solidarity with Latin America / Jamie H. Trnka.

Publication Info. Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, [2015]


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Description 1 online resource (330 pages).
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Series Interdisciplinary German cultural studies ; volume 16
Interdisciplinary German cultural studies ; volume 16.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1: Geoculture, Solidarity, and Textual Politics in East and West German Writings about Latin America -- Chapter 2: The Translator's Ghosts: Hans Magnus Enzensberger and Latin American Compromiso in Kursbuch and The Habana Inquiry -- Chapter 3: Alternative Internationalisms and Literary Historical Inversions: Volker Braun's Guevara or the Sun State -- Chapter 4: The Task of Decolonial Thinking: Second World Authorship in Heiner Muller's The Task -- Chapter 5: A Rhetoric of Walking Around: F.C. Delius's Adenauerplatz -- Chapter 6: The Limits of Aesthetic Solidarity -- Appendix: "Walking Around" by Pablo Neruda, with a translation by Donald D. Walsh.
Summary "Revolutionary Subjects demonstrates that East and West German literary interests in Latin America coincided with debates about the political relevance of literature in the Cold War. Through a combination of close reading, contextual analysis, and careful theoretical work, Trnka examines textual instances of aesthetic solidarity, which, she argues, anticipated conceptual reorganizations of the world connoted by the transnational or the global" -- Provided by publisher.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Enzensberger, Hans Magnus -- Criticism and interpretation.
Braun, Volker, 1939- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Muller, Heiner, 1929-1995 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Delius, Friedrich Christian, 1943- -- Criticism and interpretation.
German literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Politics in literature.
Latin America -- In literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Neruda, Pablo, 1904-1973. Caminando alrededor. English.
Walsh, Donald Devenish, 1903-1980, translator.
Other Form: Print version: Trnka, Jamie H. Revolutionary subjects : German literatures and the limits of aesthetic solidarity with Latin America. Berlin : De Gruyter, [2015] xii, 318 pages Interdisciplinary German cultural studies ; volume 16 9783110376227
ISBN 9783110376227 (alk. paper)
9783110376555 (electronic bk.)

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