German Children's and Youth Literature in Exile 1933-1950

German Children's and Youth Literature in Exile 1933-1950

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qGerman Children's and Youth Literature in Exile 1933-1950, q contains biographies of 101 authors and illustrators of children's and youth literature as well as bibliographies of the books written and illustrated by them that were published in exile between 1933 and 1950. Included are authors who were born before 1918 in Germany or in areas of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire, who were forced to flee and live through the Nazi dictatorship in exile. Among them were prominent authors such as Bertolt Brecht, authors of qclassicsq in children's and youth literature like Kurt Held (qDie rote Zora und ihre Bandeq; 1941), Irmgard Keun (qNach Mitternachtq; 1937) oder Felix Salten (qBambiq; 1923), and also authors less known today. Each bibliography also includes the translations of the author's works into languages from all over the world. Recorded in the bibliographies are all forms and genres of children's literature: narrative literature and poetry, fiction and non-fiction. Every bibliographic entry contains a short overview of the contents, a description of the graphic techniques used for the illustrations, and if known, a commentary on the historical origins of the book, as well as information on the place where the copy of the book was examined. The handbook includes two indexes. The name index lists the names of authors, illustrators, editors, translators and designers, the private owners of the copies examined, as well as the names of other authors in exile listed in the biography. The title index lists all the books that are described in the bibliographies.Grafik fA¼r den Mitmenschen. Deutschland-SchweizArgentinien. Berlin: Neue Gesellschaft fA¼r bildende Kunst und Kunstamt Kreuzberg, 1978, Peppin, Brigid. Dictionary of British Book Illustrators: The Twentieth Century London: Murray, 1983.

Title:German Children's and Youth Literature in Exile 1933-1950
Author:Zlata Fuss Phillips
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter - 2001-01-01


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