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German Literature

unification of Germany, German Literature, German language, century, nation

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>  Old German Period (800-1100)

>  Middle High German Peiod (1100-1370)

>  The Reformation (1500-1700)

>  18th Century

>  Revolution and Reaction (1832-1871)

>  German Nationalism (1871-1945)

>  A Divided Germany (1945-1990)

>  Reunification (1990- )

German Literature, literature written in the German language from the 8th century to the present, and including the works of German, Austrian, and Swiss authors. It may be divided into periods corresponding generally to successive phases in the development of the German language and to the growth and unification of Germany as a nation.

Contributors

Goldberg, Frederick G., Ph.D.

Late Adjunct Professor of German, Baruch College of the City University of New York.

Koelb, Clayton, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Professor of German and Comparative Literature, University of North California.



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unification of Germany, German Literature, German language, century, nation, development, growth

 
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