Twentieth-century German Dramatists, 1919-1992Book - 1992
s Gale's esteemed Dictionary of Literary Biography is cited in Sheehy, BCL3, and Walford, among other arbiters of reference quality. Volume 124 provides career biographies and critical appraisals of 50 German, Austrian, and Swiss-German writers, most of whom had their first significant work published or performed after WW I. Among the best-known (at least to an English-speaking audience) of those covered are Bertolt Brecht, Hermann Broch, Elias Canetti, Friedrich Durrenmatt, Max Frisch, Gunter Grass, Peter Handke, Rolf Hochhuth, Oskar Kokoschka, Robert Musil, Ernst Toller, Peter Weiss, and Franz Werfel. Includes an appendix on the German radio play. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Publisher: Detroit : Gale, c1992
Branch Call Number: 920 D5543
Characteristics: xv, 567 p. : ill. ; 29 cm