'Die Vernichtung der Menschheit hat begonnen': Zivilisationskritik im Spätwerk von Günter Grass / The destruction of mankind has started : criticism of civilisation in Günter Grass' later work

by Schulz, Markus

Abstract (Summary)
In the 80s and 90s of the 20th century Günter Grass treated the various chances of a sudden extinction of mankind for instance the decline by overpopulation and nuclear destruction. So the study deals with five main aspects to show Grass' own criticism of civilisation. The thesis at hand shall be a contribution to describe the significance of these various topics concerning Grass' prose, essayistic works and statements during the last 25 years.
Bibliographical Information:

Advisor:PD Dr. Dieter Heimböckel; Prof. Dr. Gunter E. Grimm

School:Universität Duisburg-Essen, Standort Essen

School Location:Germany

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:deutsche sprach und literaturwissenschaft universitaet duisburg essen


Date of Publication:03/01/2005

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