German Short Stories 1955-1965 by H. M. WaidsonGerman Short Stories 1955-1965 by H. M. Waidson

German Short Stories 1955-1965

byH. M. Waidson

Paperback | January 31, 1969

Pricing and Purchase Info


Earn 97 plum® points

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores


This 1969 collection draws together eight short stories from major figures in the landscape of German literature. Broadly representing the period from 1955 to 1965, it includes carefully chosen selections from the writings of Wolfdietrich Schnurre, Johannes Bobrowski, Marie Luise Kaschnitz, Martin Walser, Herbert Eisenreich, Heinz Albers, Siegfried Lenz and Hans Erich Nossack. All of the stories are printed in the original German, although each author is provided with an English introduction and a German-English vocabulary is included at the end of the text. This concise volume will interest anyone with an interest in German literature and its language.
Title:German Short Stories 1955-1965Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 7.99 × 5 × 0.35 inPublished:January 31, 1969Publisher:Cambridge University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521071801

ISBN - 13:9780521071802


Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Wolfdietrich Schnurre: 'Der Verrat'; 2. Johannes Bobrowski: 'Mäusefest', 'Stiller Sommer; zugleich etwas über Wachtelnn'; 3. Marie Luise Kaschnitz: 'Eines Mittags, Mitte Juni'; 4. Martin Walser: Die Rückkehr eines Sammlers'; 5. Herbert Eisenreich: 'Erlebnis wie bei Dostojewski'; 6. Heinz Albers: 'Die Krähen'; 7. Siegfried Lenz: 'Nachzahlung'; 8. Hans Erich Nossack: 'Helios GmbH'; Select vocabulary.