By Nicole Moore,Christina Spittel
An account of fraught and intricate cross-cultural literary alternate among hugely targeted - even uniquely adversarial - analyzing contexts, Australian Literature within the German Democratic Republic has resonance for all newly worldwide reckonings of the cultural chilly conflict. operating from the extreme files of the East German publishing and censorship regime, the authors materially song the construction and reception of 1 country’s corpus as estimated by means of one other. The ninety Australian titles released within the GDR shape another canon, revealing a shadowy literary archive that rewrites Australia’s postwar cultural heritage from in the back of the iron curtain and illuminates a number of ironies for the GDR as a ‘reading nation’. This booklet brings jointly top German and Australian students within the fields of publication background, German and Australian cultural background, Australian and postcolonial literatures, and postcolonial and cross-cultural idea, with rising writers at present navigating among the 2 cultures.
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Australian Literature in the German Democratic Republic: Reading through the Iron Curtain (Anthem Studies in Australian Literature and Culture) by Nicole Moore,Christina Spittel