By Steffan Davies,Ernest Schonfield
Döblin’s texts, which diversity greatly throughout modern discourses, are paradigms of the come across among literary and medical modernity. With their use of ‛Tatsachenphantasie’, they explode traditional language, looking a brand new reference to the area of gadgets and issues. This quantity reassesses and reevaluates the uniquely interdisciplinary caliber of Döblin’s interdiscursive, factually-inspired poetics by way of delivering tough new views on key works. the quantity analyses not just a few of Döblin’s best-known novels and tales, but in addition missed works together with his early scientific essays, political journalism and autobiographical texts. different themes addressed are Döblin’s engagement with German historical past; his relation to clinical discourse; his topography of Berlin; his aestheticisation of his personal biography and his relation to different significant writers reminiscent of Heine, Benn, Brecht and Sebald. With contributions in English and in German through students from Germany and the uk, the quantity offers insights into Döblin which are of worth to complicated researchers and to scholars alike.
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Alfred Döblin: Paradigms of Modernism by Steffan Davies,Ernest Schonfield