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Arno Schmidt: A Critical Study of His Prose

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This book, originally published in 1982, was the first monograph in English to offer a critical study of an important twentieth-century German novelist, Arno Schmidt. Schmidt, who died in 1979, was a controversial figure on the German literary scene. His early work, which began appearing immediately after the Second World War, attracted attention by virtue of its stylistic ...more
Paperback, Anglica Germanica Series 2, 294 pages
Published October 27th 2011 by Cambridge University Press (first published October 27th 1982)
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Nick
Sep 27, 2016 rated it really liked it
4.5/5 - about as good as it gets in terms of analysis, despite a significant amount of German passages/quotes. If you're looking for a "Skeleton Key" to BD/ZT - this is NOT what you're after. This book is for Arnophiles who are more interested in his entire body of work and the underlying forces / influences.
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