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Entstellte Darstellung: Schreiben und Lesen im Zeichen des Todes. Zur spaten Prosa von Nelly Sachs

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My thesis is the first scholarly critique of Nelly Sachs’s later prose and seeks to establish it as a significant body of work, both within Sachs's oeuvre and in German literature after the Second World War. In her later prose Sachs develops, describes and publicly illustrates her own poetics, which I describe as 'disfigured representation'. Sachs does so in three different types of prose, which can be differentiated by their functions: firstly, 'Erschreiben' or 'writing oneself' (autobiog...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Medieval & Modern Languages Faculty
Sub department:
German
Oxford college:
Queen's College
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Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
German
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Deposit date:
2016-11-15

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