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Text Crimes in the Shadow of the Holocaust: The Case of Bernhard Schlink's 'Der Vorleser'/'The Reader' / Katharina Hall

German Monitor, Volume: 77, Start page: 193

Swansea University Author: Hall, Katharina

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This journal article surveys the highly polarised reception of Bernhard Schlink’s Der Vorleser / The Reader (1995) in German-language and Anglophone (British, American, and other) criticism. Beginning with a diachronic overview, the essay illuminates different waves of responses to the text over the...

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ISSN: 0927-1910
Published: German Monitor 2013
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