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Unformatted text preview: February 14, 2007 Germ 117: The Clown; o Heinrich Boln o 1972 Nobel prize o Speech: New generation of writers Renewal o germ lit Main themes habitual language in habi country Everyone feel at home Open humanistic aspect Biography: Book dealer Forced Reichs labor service 1939 Classic theology Sept 1 1939 drafted Fought 1945 returned to Cologne Written about experiences WWII Not kill anyone Carpenter 1951 lived as writer Many literary prizes 1971 pres. German PEN Died July 16 1985 cologne 1947 published short sorties (Influenced by Hemmingway) War: Germ thuroness, Brutality, German restoration (wrote novels about it) Wrote Clown about it Writing: Influenced by Fauchner and Virginia wolf Saw self as moral sentry Strong moral conviction Modern narrative tequ. American parallel to Clown (cater in the rye) Had translated this novel Accused with plaisurism Clown Discussion:...
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course GERM 215419200 taught by Professor Wagner during the Fall '07 term at UCLA.
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