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Grass, Günter 1927-2015

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The tin drum by Günter Grass( Book )

618 editions published between 1874 and 2016 in 18 languages and held by 9,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acclaimed as the greatest German novel written since the end of World War II, The Tin Drum is the autobiography of thirty-year-old Oskar Matzerath who has lived through the long Nazi nightmare and who, as the novel begins, is being held in a mental institution. Willfully stunting his growth at three feet for many years, wielding his tin drum and piercing scream as anarchistic weapons, he provides a profound yet hilarious perspective on both German history and the human condition in the modern world
Dog years by Günter Grass( Book )

592 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 17 languages and held by 7,898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel in three parts, beginning in the 1920s and ending in the 1950s, that follows the lives of two friends from the prewar years in Germany through an apocalyptic period and its startling aftermath
The flounder by Günter Grass( Book )

139 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 3,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An immortal fisherman catches an immortal talking fish in the Stone Age, and they live eternally until modern times in Germany, bound by the man's insatiable pregnant wife and entanglements with various female cooks. The narrating fisherman uses his predicament to comment on gender and nutrition in society, as well as gloat over the fish's second capture and subsequent trial by women for his historical role in subjugating women
Local anaesthetic by Günter Grass( Book )

132 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starusch, a 40 year old teacher of German and history, undergoes protracted dental treatment in an office where TV is used to distract the patients. Under local anesthesia, the patient projects onto the screen his past and present with the fluidity and visual quality of the movies. A satirical portrait of social confusions
Crabwalk by Günter Grass( Book )

100 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 2,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author of the Tin Drum takes on the worst maritime disaster in history, the sinking of a German cruise ship packed with refugees by a Soviet sub, a disaster that killed nine thousand people. Gunter Grass has been wrestling with Germany's past for decades now, but no book since The Tin Drum has generated as much excitement as this engrossing account of the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff. A German cruise ship turned refugee carrier, it was attacked by a Soviet submarine in January 1945. Some 9,000 people went down in the Baltic Sea, making it the deadliest maritime disaster of all time. Born to an unwed mother on a lifeboat the night of the attack, Paul Pokriefke is a middle-aged journalist trying to piece together the tragic events. While his mother sees her whole existence in terms of that calamitous moment, Paul wishes their life could have been less touched by the past. For his teenage son, who dabbles in the dark, far-right corners of the Internet, the Gustloff embodies the denial of Germany's wartime suffering. "Scuttling backward to move forward," Crabwalk is at once a captivating tale of a tragedy at sea and a fearless examination of the ways different generations of Germans now view their past. Winner of the Nobel Prize
Too far afield by Günter Grass( Book )

62 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature tells the story of two old men in Berlin -- one a former East German cultural functionary, the other a former mid-level spy -- observing life in the former German Democratic Republic after the fall of the Wall in 1989. Grass weaves a deeply human story laced with pain and humor in equal measure
The plebeians rehearse the uprising : a German tragedy by Günter Grass( Book )

139 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rat by Günter Grass( Book )

74 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 1,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A major new work from Germany's greatest modern writer, this wildly imaginative yet superbly told novel revives some of Grass's most famous characters from his novels The Tin Drum, Headbirths, and The Flounder, as it tells the story of a female rat who engages the narrator in a series of dialogues convincingly demonstrating that the rats will inherit a devastated earth
The meeting at Telgte by Günter Grass( Book )

63 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1647, as the Thirty Years' War was drawing to its close, a group of poets from all parts of Germany gather at the pilgrimage town of Telgte, for the purpose of strengthening the last remaining bond within a divided nation: its language and literature. They meet and part in disarray, yet manage to discuss their manuscripts with all the liveliness of friendship and force of rivalry, against a background of brutality and anguish ... The fictitious meeting of 1647 is the replay of a real meeting of German poets and writers, known as Group 47, at the end of another devastating war three hundred years later"--Cover
From the diary of a snail by Günter Grass( Book )

86 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein Schriftsteller reist 1969 durch die Bundesrepublik - und führt Tagebuch. Längst gehört der Wahlkampf von 1969 der Geschichte an. Viele Schriftsteller und Intellektuelle haben damals Partei ergriffen und Wählerinitiativen angeregt - allen voran Günter Grass. Jahre später hat er seine damaligen Tagebuchnotizen dazu benützt, seinen Kindern das Engagement für die SPD, für seinen Freund, den Emigranten Willy Brandt, und gegen den damaligen Bundeskanzler und ehemaligen Nationalsozialisten Kiesinger zu erklären. Das war nur mit Rückblicken in die Vergangenheit möglich
Headbirths, or, The Germans are dying out by Günter Grass( Book )

26 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harm and Dörte Peters, the quintessential couple, are on vacation in Asia. But wherever they are, they can't get away from the political upheaval back home. With irony and wit, Grass takes aim at capitalism, communism, religion-even reproduction; nothing escapes unscathed
Two states--one nation? by Günter Grass( Book )

16 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of public addresses against German reunification
Selected poems by Günter Grass( Book )

23 editions published between 1966 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speak out; speeches, open letters, commentaries by Günter Grass( Book )

9 editions published in 1969 in English and German and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Albrecht Durer and his legacy : the graphic work of a Renaissance artist by Giulia Bartrum( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Albrecht Dürer's career from his first work in the medieval tradition of Martin Schongauer, through his Italian education in the classical tradition, to his sophisticated development of the woodcut and engraving techniques that changed the history of printmaking
Die Blechtrommel The tin drum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

105 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A parable of modern society in violent transition seen through the eyes of a German boy who refuses to grow up
Show your tongue by Günter Grass( Book )

22 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verzameling verhalen, impressies, tekeningen en een gedicht over India van de Duitse schrijver (1927 - )
Peeling the onion by Günter Grass( Book )

32 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nobel Prize-winning author Gunter Grass remembers his early life, from his boyhood in a cramped two-room apartment in Danzig through the late 1950s, when The Tin Drum was published. During the Second World War, Grass volunteered for the submarine corps at the age of fifteen but was rejected; two years later, in 1944, he was instead drafted into the Waffen-SS. Taken prisoner by American forces as he was recovering from shrapnel wounds, he spent the final weeks of the war in an American POW camp. After the war, Grass resolved to become an artist and moved with his first wife to Paris, where he began to write the novel that would make him famous. Full of the bravado of youth, the rubble of postwar Germany, the thrill of wild love affairs, and the exhilaration of Paris in the early fifties, this book reveals Grass at his most intimate.--From publisher description
Inmarypraise by Günter Grass( Book )

11 editions published in 1973 in 4 languages and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handsome edition of Grass' poem in praise of the photographer Maria Rama set against Grass' collages, in pen and ink and charcoal - of snails, mushrooms, nuns juxtaposed with colorful photos of himself at work and play
Mein Jahrhundert by Günter Grass( Book )

8 editions published in 2007 in 3 languages and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Gelasi, Junte 1927-2015

Ghrās, Ghūntir, 1927-2015

Ginters Grass

Girās, Gūntir, 1927-

Girās, Gūntir, 1927-2015

Gkras, Gkynter 1927-2015

Gkrass, Gkynter 1927-2015

Gras, Ginter

Grâs, Gînter 1927-2015

Gras, Gi︠u︡nter, 1927-

Gras, Gi︠u︡nter, 1927-2015

Gras, Gjunter 1927-2015

Ğrās, Ğūntar 1927-2015

Gras, Gûnter.

Grās, Gūntir, 1927-

Ġrās, Ġuntir, 1927-2015

Gras, Gynter 1927-2015

Grasas, G. 1927-2015

Grasi, Giunter 1927-2015

Grass G. 1927-2015

Grass, Gèunter

Grass, Ginters 1927-2015

Grass, Gjunter 1927-2015

Grass, Guenter

Grass, Guenter 1927-2015

Grass, Günter

Grass, Günter, 1927-

Grass, Gunter, 1927-2015

Grass, Günter Wilhelm 1927-2015

Grass, Gunterus 1927-2015

Grass , Günther

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Grass, Günther 1927-2015

Günter Grass

Günter Grass Aleman a mannurat

Günter Grass Duits schrijver

Günter Grass écrivain et artiste allemand

Günter Grass escritor alemán

Günter Grass German novelist, poet, playwright, illustrator, graphic artist, sculptor

Günter Grass německý spisovatel, nositel Nobelovy ceny za literaturu, člen 'Gruppe 47'

Günter Grass pisarz niemiecki, noblista

Günter Grass saksalainen Nobel-palkittu kirjailija

Günter Grass scrittore, poeta e drammaturgo tedesco

Günter Grass tysk författare, manusförfattare och poet

Günter Grass tysk skribent, manusforfattar og poet

Günter Grass tysk skribent, manusforfatter og poet

Günter Grass tysk skribent, manuskriptforfatter og poet

Gunterius Grass

Gūntir Girās, 1927-2015

Gurasu, Gyuntā 1927-2015

Jun te Ge la si 1927-2015

Junte-Gelasi 1927-2015

Knoff, Artur 1927-

Knoff, Artur 1927-2015

Kŭrasŭ, Kwint'ô 1927-2015

Qünter Qrass

Γκύντερ Γκρας Γερμανός συγγραφέας

Гинтер Грас

Грасс Г. 1927-2015

Грасс, Г. (Гюнтер), 1927-2015

Грасс, Гӱнтер

Грасс, Гюнтер, 1927-

Грасс, Гюнтер, 1927-2015

Гюнтер Грас

Гюнтер Грасс немецкий писатель

Гюнтэр Грас

Ґрас, Ґюнтер, 1927-

Ґрас, Ґюнтер, 1927-2015

Գյունտեր Գրաս

גינטר גראס

גראס, גינטר, 1927-

גראס, גינטר 1927-2015

جراس، جونتر 1927-2015

غونتر غراس

غونتر غراس، 1927-

گراس، گونتر

گراس، گونتر، 1927-2015

گنتھر گراس

گنٹر گراس

گونتر، گراس, 1927-

گونتر گراس نویسنده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، و شاعر آلمانی

گوینتەر گراس

गुंटर ग्रास

गुण्टर ग्रास

ग्युंटर ग्रास

গুন্টার গ্রাস

ਗੁੰਟਰ ਗਰਾਸ

ગુંટર ગ્રાસ

கூன்டர் கிராசு

గుంటర్‌ గ్రాస్‌

ಗುಂಟರ್ ಗ್ರಾಸ್

ഗുന്തർ ഗ്രാസ്

กึนเทอร์ กรัสส์

გიუნტერ გრასი

귄터 그라스

그라스, G. 1927-2015

그라스, 권터 1927-2015

그라스, 귄터 1927-2015

그라스, 퀸터 1927-2015


ギュンター・グラス 1927-2015

グラス, ギュンター


君特・格拉斯 1927-2015

格拉斯, 君特 1927-2015


Dog yearsThe flounderLocal anaestheticCrabwalkToo far afieldThe ratThe meeting at TelgteFrom the diary of a snail