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New Penguin Parallel Text: Short Stories in German

Product Description

This new volume of eight short stories offers intermediate German students the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of contemporary literature in the original, with the aid of parallel translations.

The majority of these stories have been written in the past decade, and reflect a rich diversity of styles and themes. Complete with notes, the stories make excellent reading in either language.

Contents

  • Introduction
  • The Listener, or a Description of a Route with a Hidden Motive Siegfried Lenz (b. 1926)
  • Waiting for the Guests Dieter Wellershoff (b. 1925)
  • Eating Mussels (Excerpt) Birgit Vanderbeke (b. 1956)
  • The Good Old Days Gabriele Wohmann (b. 1932)
  • Lascia Judith Hermann (b. 1970)
  • Chicago/Shanty Town Georg Klein (b. 1953)
  • Grandfather and the Decision-makers Christoph Hein (b. 1944)
  • The Suspect Jurek Becker (b. 1937)
  • Notes on German Text
  • Acknowledgments

Third book in the German Penguin Parallel Text series

CONTINUE READING

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Product Description

This new volume of eight short stories offers intermediate German students the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of contemporary literature in the original, with the aid of parallel translations.

The majority of these stories have been written in the past decade, and reflect a rich diversity of styles and themes. Complete with notes, the stories make excellent reading in either language.

Contents

  • Introduction
  • The Listener, or a Description of a Route with a Hidden Motive Siegfried Lenz (b. 1926)
  • Waiting for the Guests Dieter Wellershoff (b. 1925)
  • Eating Mussels (Excerpt) Birgit Vanderbeke (b. 1956)
  • The Good Old Days Gabriele Wohmann (b. 1932)
  • Lascia Judith Hermann (b. 1970)
  • Chicago/Shanty Town Georg Klein (b. 1953)
  • Grandfather and the Decision-makers Christoph Hein (b. 1944)
  • The Suspect Jurek Becker (b. 1937)
  • Notes on German Text
  • Acknowledgments

Third book in the German Penguin Parallel Text series

CONTINUE READING
Additional Information
Book Genre Short Stories
Book Format Parallel Text
Binding Paperback
Publisher Penguin
Number of pages 208
ISBN 978-0140265422
Language German
Level Intermediate
Media Type Book
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