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The life and work of Günter Grass

literature, history, politics

by Julian Preece

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Published by Palgrave in Houndmills, Basingstoke, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grass, Günter, 1927-,
  • Authors, German -- 20th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 208-216) and index.

    StatementJulian Preece.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT2613.R338 Z774 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 222 p. :
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6783178M
    ISBN 10033379303X
    LC Control Number00033353

    Günter Grass was Germany’s foremost writer for more than half a century, and his books were and remain best-sellers across the world. The Tin Drum was made into an Oscar-winning film in , and the memoir Peeling the Onion astounded readers by revealing Grass had been drafted into the military wing of the SS, a ruthless component of the Nazi war machine, in the closing months of World War. G?nter Grass is Germany's best-known and internationally most successful living author, from his first novel The Tin Drum to his recent controversial autobiography. He is known for his tireless social and political engagement with the issues that have shaped post-War Germany: the difficult legacy of the Nazi past, the Cold War and the arms race.

    Gunter Grass, says The Times, 'is on his own as an artist', and indeed this extraordinary, provoking and joyously Rabelaisian celebration of life, food and sex is unique. Lifted from their ancient fairytale, the fisherman and his wife are still livin. Abstract. This study traces the career of the most widely read and influential German novelist in the second half of the 20th century. It shows in particular how his experiences as a teenage Nazi shaped his thinking, both in his novels and his role as critic and campaigner, from "The Tin Drum" (), his most famous novel, to "My Century" (), from his public protest against the building Author: Julian E. Preece.

    Günter Grass Biographical G ünter Grass was born in in Danzig-Langfuhr of Polish-German parents. After military service and captivity by American forces , he worked as a farm labourer and miner and studied art in Düsseldorf and Berlin. he made his living as a sculptor, graphic artist and writer in Paris, and subsequently Berlin. Günter Grass Dies at 87; Writer Pried Open Germany’s Past but Hid His Own. Mr. Grass was the novelist, social critic and Nobel Prize winner whom many called his country’s moral conscience but.


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