Explores the Eastern German literary trend of the 1990s employing humor and satire to come to terms with socialism's failure and a difficult unification process. This title surveys ten novels including, works by Brussig, Schulze, and Hensel. These contemporary texts help define Germany today from a specific, East German perspective.conveys the idea that the human race acts in silly ways because it lacks meaning or sense, implying that the absurdities in ... 38 This definition of an essay was taken from Chris Baldicka#39;s Concise Oxford Dictionary of Uterary Terms (75).
|Title||:||Humor, Satire, and Identity|
|Author||:||Jill E. Twark|
|Publisher||:||Walter de Gruyter - 2007|