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The New Sufferings of Young W (German Library)

by Ulrich Plenzdorf

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Published by Continuum International Publishing Group .
Written in English

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  • Fiction anthologies & collections,
  • Modern fiction,
  • Short stories,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • German fiction,
  • Literary,
  • Translations into English,
  • Short stories, German,
  • Fiction / Literary,
  • Fiction,
  • 20th century,
  • Germany (East),
  • Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAlexander Stephan (Editor), Therese Hornigk (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8167591M
    ISBN 100826409520
    ISBN 109780826409522
    OCLC/WorldCa36135869

      Reading and rereading The Sufferings of Young Werther (scholars have translated the pain in the book’s title as Werther’s Sorrows, or Sufferings, or Passion and Death), I at first found.   „The new sufferings of young W. and other stories from the German Democratic Republic” Today I want to present you a slightly different book as I presented the last times. It isn’t a historical book about the GDR, but it is a collection of stories written by authors of the GDR.

    The Sorrows of Young Werther study guide contains a biography of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, literature essays, a complete e-text, quiz questions, major . Kelsey Knellinger COMPSTD 21 September If you had been a Lektor in the GDR, would you have allowed Plenzdorf's book to be published? The New Sufferings of Young W, was published in in the German Democratic Republic. This was Plenzdorf’s first .

    Suprisingly, Ulrich Plenzdorf’s book, “The News Sufferings of Young W”, was received well by the public due to its criticisms of the GDR. The criticism is quite subtle in the novel, but enough to illustrate how the general public feels about the GDR and their involvement in all public and private affairs. The first great popular success of Goethe’s career was The Sorrows of Young Werther. It is a sentimental and psychological novel in letter form, influenced by Samuel Richardson, an eighteenth.


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The New Sufferings of Young W. book. Read 82 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. One of the most talked-about works ever published in /5. The New Sorrows of Young W. is a parody of and follows The Sufferings of Young Werther.

Goethe's work is often quoted along the way, creating a work of intertextuality between the two. Along with Young Wether, Plenzdorf also includes tie-ins to Salinger's Holden Caulfield, the /5(7). The New Sorrows of Young W. is a parody of and follows The Sufferings of Young Werther.

Goethe's work is often quoted along the way, creating a work of intertextuality between the two. Along with Young Wether, Plenzdorf also includes tie-ins to Salinger's Holden Caulfield, the Cited by: 2. History. Plenzdorf wrote Die neuen Leiden des jungen W.

using the East German (DDR) youth's slang of the s as a societal critique. It tells the story of a young man, who wants to escape from his small middle class environment.

Reading Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Die Leiden des jungen Werthers, he discovers similarities between himself and the book's protagonist. Plenzdorf, Ulrich "The New Sufferings of Young W." (German: Die neuen Leiden des jungen W.) - Any German who visited school after will have read this book as well as Goethe's "The Sorrows of Young Werther" (which probably will have been read by any German visting school after ).Same as the original "Sorrows", the "New Sufferings" spoke to the people.

The New Sorrows of Young W. is a novel of the '68 generation, but more obviously of almost every generation -- rebellious youth yearning for the new and exciting. Part of the reason it has stood up so well is because it is from the European 'periphery, untouched by the more era-specific mass-engagement the roiled, for example, Paris and West.

Ulrich Plenzdorf () was an award-winning German author and dramatist. Born in Berlin, he studied Philosophy and Film in Leipzig, achieving fame in the early s with The New Sorrows of Young W.

From onwards, Plenzdorf was a guest lecturer at the German Institute of Literature in Leipzig. He died aged 72 of undisclosed : Ulrich Plenzdorf. The New Sufferings of Young W.: Ulrich Plenzdorf, Gunter Kunert, Anna Seghers, and Others: and Other Stories from the German Democratic Republic / Edition 1 available in Paperback Add to Wishlist ISBNBrand: Bloomsbury Academic.

The New Sufferings of Young W by Ulrich Plenzdorf,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The New Sufferings of Young W: Ulrich Plenzdorf: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(13). Get this from a library.

The new sufferings of young W.: a novel. [Ulrich Plenzdorf; Kenneth P Wilcox] -- One of the most talked-about works ever published in the German Democratic Republic. This innovative novel by an East German writer is a worthy companion to the classic it parodies and parallels.

About The New Sorrows of Young W. Edgar Wibeau, seventeen years old, has died on Christmas Eve in an unfortunate accident involving electricity.

His father, who left the family when Edgard was five, interrogates those close to him, to find out what exactly happened – and who his son really was. Berlin-born Ulrich Plenzdorf's "The New Sorrows of Young W." was published in the early s and managed the dual feat of becoming a commercial bestseller and.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Language Note: Text in English. Notes: Translation of Die neuen Leiden des jungen W. Description. Neuen Leiden des jungen W by Ulrich Plenzdorf,F. Ungar Pub. edition, in English The new sufferings of young W. ( edition) | Open Library Donate ♥Cited by: 2. In the early s, he achieved fame with the much acclaimed The New Sorrows of Young W., considered a modern classic of German literature and taught in classrooms across Germany.

From onwards, Plenzdorf was a guest lecturer at the German Institute of Literature in Leipzig. The Sorrows of Young Werther (German: Die Leiden des jungen Werthers) is a loosely autobiographical epistolary novel by Johann Wolfgang von published init reappeared as a revised edition in It was one of the most important novels in the Sturm und Drang period in German literature, and influenced the later Romantic movement.

Goethe, aged 24 at the time, finished. Buy The New Sufferings of Young W by Ulrich Plenzdorf from Amazon's Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The New Sufferings of Young Women by Ulrich Plenzdorf (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. This innovative novel by an East German writer is a worthy companion to the classic it parodies and parallels: Goethe’s The Sufferings of Young Werther.

Goethe and J. Salinger were the two greatest influences on Edgar Wibeau, “Young W.” Edgar is a year-old with the frustrations of teenagers all over the world, living with the added Reviews: 7.

- 14 - The New Sufferings of Young W.: A Novel, by Ulrich Plenzdorf. Trans. Kenneth P. Wilcox. New York: Frederick Ungar Publish­ ing Co., xii + 84 pages. The Sorrows of Young Werther inspired a great deal of what would today be called fan-fiction: writing that makes use of existing characters and stories in new, inventive ways.

Examples of this include poems such as “Lotte by Werther’s Grave” by Karl von Reitzenstein, so popular in Goethe’s day that crowds would gather to hear it read.Introduction: Alexander Stephan Translated by Jan vn Heurck Ulrich Plenzdorf The New Sufferings of Young W. (Translated by Kenneth P.

Wilcox) EVERYDAY LIFE UNDER SOCIALISM Wolfgang Kohlhaase, Suffer the Little Children. Kaethe Ruelicke, Hans Garbe Tells His Story Erwin Strittmatter, Electric Power Erik Neutsch, Hartholz Werner Braeunig, On the Way Fritz Rudolf Fries, Description of .Modern facsimiles have been published in parts, with new indexes, by Sessions Book Trust (now out of print, but many of the parts are still available from the Quaker Bookshop).

Joseph Besse. A collection of the sufferings of the people called Quakers (London, ).