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The Rise of the Modern German Novel

Crisis and Charisma

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674733855

Publication Date: 06/10/1986

311 pages


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I can only admire the unerring intellectual instinct of Russell Berman. I consider this book to be completely successful.—Leo Lowenthal

An original and multi-layered social history of the Wilhelmine epoch and the phenomenon of ‘modernism.’ This is one of the most important recent contributions to the study of the German novel and society in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.—Walter Hinderer

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