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Final Thoughts on German Literature Month 2016

I know that some of you, including my co-host, are extending German Literature Month through December. I am not keen on extending events, so this is my goodbye to GLM. 182 more words


#germanlitmonth VI Round 1 Wrap-Up

Why Round 1?  While the official part of GLM VI is finished, the unofficial extension is about to begin.  As the European Literary Network are hosting a German month in December, I, for one, will use it for further German literature reading and reviewing (starting with the German-language literature on International Dublin Literary Award Longlist.) The contributions index at… 330 more words

German Literature Month

German Literature Month - Franz Kafka - Part One - The Metamorphosis

My reading has been pretty bad this year and it has affected my blogging adversely. I tried to get out of this reading slump by participating in reading events, but this didn’t work. 1,103 more words

Book Review

Goethe's Italian Journey - Part Four

News has recently reached us from Germany of a discovery which should be of great interest to all with an interest in the country’s literature.  While tidying up in the great man’s study in the so-called… 1,842 more words


Review: Medea---A Modern Retelling by Christa Wolf

This title was translated from the original German by John Cullen.

My Review:
I have to admit that as a classicist I try to avoid retellings of ancients myths and texts because they never live up to the brilliance of the original authors.  1,296 more words

Literature In Translation