Berlin Tales
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Format:
Bog, paperback
Udgivelsesdato:
25-06-2009
Sprog:
Engelsk
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Berlin Tales is a collection of seventeen translated stories associated with Berlin. The book provides a unique insight into the mind of this fascinating city through the eyes of its story-tellers. Nearly twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the stories collected here reflect on the city's fascinating recent history, setting out with the early twentieth-century Berlin of Siegfried Kracauer and Alfred Doeblin and culminating in an excellent selection of stories from the best of the new voices in the current boom in German fiction. They are chosen for their conscious exploration of the city's image, meaning, and attraction to immigrants and tourists as well as Berliners fromboth sides of the Wall. These stories also depict Berlin's distinct districts, not just the differences between East and West but also iconic sites such as Alexanderplatz, individual neighbourhoods (Jewish Mitte, Turkish Kreuzberg) and individual streets. There is an introduction and notes to accompany the stories and a selection of Further Reading. Each story is illustrated with a striking photograph and there is a map of Berlin and its transport system (a frequent motif). There is an introduction and notes to accompany the stories and a selection of Further Reading. The book will appeal to people who love travelling or are armchair travellers, as much as to those who love Berlin.

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Udgivelsesdato:
25-06-2009
ISBN13:
9780199559381
Vægt:
273 g
Dybde:
14 mm
Bredde:
129 mm
Højde:
196 mm
Format:
Paperback
Bibliotekernes beskrivelse Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, this attractive collection of translated stories evokes the many transformations the city has undergone. Including both well-known and new writers, the book will appeal to people who love travelling or are armchair travellers, as much as to those who love Berlin. Numerous black-and-white photographs

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