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By Sonja E. Klocke,Jennifer R. Hosek

Interest in Christa Wolf keeps to develop. Her classics are being reprinted and new titles are showing posthumously, changing into bestsellers, and being translated. lively scholarly debates have interaction famous aesthetic and political concerns that the general public highbrow herself fore-fronted. This broad-ranging advent to the writer, her paintings and occasions builds upon and strikes past such foundational interpretative frameworks by means of articulating the worldwide relevance of Wolf’s oeuvre at the present time, additionally for non-German readers. therefore, it brings East German tradition alive to scholars, academics, students and most people by means of connecting the socialist German Democratic Republic (GDR) and the lived reviews of its electorate to international locations and cultures all over the world. the gathering specializes in topical concerns together with the hunt for authenticity, business enterprise, race, cosmopolitanism, gender, environmentalism, geopolitics, battle, and reminiscence debates, in addition to motion picture variations and Wolf’s movie paintings with DEFA, advertising, and foreign reception. Our contributions – by way of senior and rising students from around the globe – emphasize Wolf’s place as an writer of worldwide literature and a major serious voice within the twenty first century.

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