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Löbsack, Grita

Overview
Works: 8 works in 41 publications in 2 languages and 234 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Political fiction  Biography  Frame stories  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical fiction  War stories  Fictional autobiographies 
Roles: Translator
Classifications: PT2613.R338, 833.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Grita Löbsack
My century by Günter Grass( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in Spanish and Esperanto and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One hundred stories, each named after a year this century. In one, Erich Maria Remarque gives his views on World War I, in another former Nazis reflect on the good old days, while a third is on the fall of the Berlin Wall from a dead woman's point of view.--Résumé de l'éditeur
Too far afield by Günter Grass( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in Spanish and held by 50 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
Peeling the onion by Günter Grass( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 32 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
Crabwalk by Günter Grass( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 31 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
Die Box : Dunkelkammergeschichten by Günter Grass( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mariechen besitzt eine altmodische Kastenkamera, die Agfa-Box, die im Krieg Bomben, Feuer und Wasserschäden überlebt hat. Sie kann in die Zukunft und in die Vergangenheit blicken, sie zeigt Wünsche und Fantasien. Als fotografische Chronistin begleitet Mariechen die Familie eines berühmten Schriftstellers. Jahre später erinnern sich die acht Kinder des Schriftstellers an die Box, die beispielsweise den Hund Joggi bereits auf ihren verzauberten Fotos zeigte, obwohl er erst viel später Teil der Familiengeschichte wurde."Die Box" ist ein autobiographisches Märchen, in dem die Grenzen zwischen Realität und Fiktion verschmelzen
Lírico botín : poemas y dibujos de cincuenta años by Günter Grass( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dummer August by Günter Grass( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eine Sammlung von Gedichten und Notaten, die der Autor wie so oft mit Lithografien und Zeichnungen verknüpft und die eine Reflektion auf die Ereignisse im August 2006 rund um das Bekenntnis des Autors, Mitglied in der Waffen-SS gewesen zu sein, darstellen
The tin drum by Günter Grass( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 5 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
 
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My century
Alternative Names
Löbsack, Grita

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Too far afieldPeeling the onionCrabwalk