Paper $30.00 ISBN: 9780708321225 Published September 2007 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only

Uwe Timm Volume II

Edited by David Basker

Edited by David Basker

Distributed for University of Wales Press

142 pages | 5 1/2 x 8 1/2
Paper $30.00 ISBN: 9780708321225 Published September 2007 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only

Uwe Timm is one of the most prolific, successful and important writers in Germany today.   His work enjoys popular appeal and has consistently received the highest critical acclaim.

 

Uwe Timm Volume II updates and extends the first Uwe Timm, published in 1999.  It begins with the author’s acceptance speech for the Jakob-Wassermann prize and includes a fascinating interview with him about the recent development of his career.   Critical essays by Matin Hielscher, Manfred Durzak, Rhys Williams and David Basker focus both on Timm’s latest work and on new perspectives on his early career which contemporary debates have offered.   The volume includes a full bibliography.

Contents

List of Contributors

 

Preface

 

Abbreviations

 

1. Dankrede

Uwe Timm

 

2. Outline Biography

David Basker

 

3. 'Selbstdeutung und Selbstfindung': Gespräch mit Uwe Timm

Rhys W. Williams

 

4. Wärmestrom

Martin Hielscher

 

5. Zweimal Deutsch-Südwestafrika: Uwe Timms Roman Morenga und Gerhard Seyfrieds Roman Herero

Manfred Durzak

 

6. Connection, Dysfunction, Generation: Uwe Timm’s Nicht morgen, nicht gestern and Rot

David Basker

 

7. ‘A Perfectly Ordinary Childhood’: Uwe Timm’s Am Beispeil meines Bruders

Rhys W. Williams

 

8. Memorialization and Personal Memory: Uwe Timm’s Der Freund und der Fremde

Rhys W. Williams

 

9. Bibliography

David Basker

 

Index

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