With the rough time I’ve had with reading this month, my German literature project almost got off to a rough start. But I didn’t want to start… 704 more words
I’ve decided to start my year of German literature with Saša Stanišić’s Wie der Soldat das Grammofon Repariert. The English title is a verbatim translation: … 377 more words
I confess–I’m secretly pleased with myself for having a book that counts towards Non-fiction November and German Literature Month at the same time.
Good for me. 348 more words
I have never been one driven to be up on the latest-and-greatest in young adult literature. At the risk of sounding elitist (because it’s okay if you preface whatever you’re going to say with this fact, right?) even when I was a “young adult,” whatever that is technically considered these days, I didn’t really enjoy this type of literature. 1,466 more words
Rainer Werner Fassbinder never ceases to amaze me not only as a brilliant film director for his masterful direction of some of the most challenging, most brutal screenplays in New German Wave cinema throughout the 1970s and 80s, but also as a precise craftsman of the most obscene theatrical plays, especially those of his controversial antiteater collection, six of which are published in 1986’s 495 more words