What Remains and Other Stories

Written By Christa Wolf
What Remains and Other Stories
  • Publsiher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 01 December 1995
  • ISBN : 0226904954
  • Pages : 295 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 reviews
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Read or download book entitled What Remains and Other Stories written by Christa Wolf which was release on 01 December 1995, this book published by University of Chicago Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: What Remains collects Christa Wolf's short fiction, from early work in the sixties to the widely debated title story, first published in Germany in 1990. Addressing a wide range of topics, from sexual politics to the nature of memory, these powerful and often very personal stories offer a fascinating introduction to Wolf's work. What Remains and Other Stories . . . is clear and farsighted. The eight heartfelt stories in the book show why she has been respected as a serious author since her 1968 novel, The Quest for Christa T. . . . Wolf uses her own experiences and observations to create universal themes about the controls upon human freedom.—Herbert Mitgang, New York Times Christa Wolf has set herself nothing less than the task of exploring what it is to be a conscious human being alive in a moment of history.—Mary Gordon, New York Times Book Review The simultaneous publication of these two volumes offers readers here a generous sampling of the short fiction, speeches and essays that Wolf has produced over the last three decades.—Mark Harman, Boston Globe

What Remains and Other Stories

What Remains and Other Stories
  • Author : Christa Wolf
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 1995-12
  • Total pages : 295
  • ISBN : 0226904954
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Summary : What Remains collects Christa Wolf's short fiction, from early work in the sixties to the widely debated title story, first published in Germany in 1990. Addressing a wide range of topics, from sexual politics to the nature of memory, these powerful and often very personal stories offer a fascinating introduction to ...

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What Remains
  • Author : Dora Osborne
  • Publisher : Camden House (NY)
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Total pages : 238
  • ISBN : 0226904954
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Summary : A study of the archival turn in contemporary German memory culture, drawing on recent memorials, documentaries, and prose narratives that engage with the material legacy of National Socialism and the Holocaust....

What Remains

What Remains
  • Author : Sarah E. Wagner
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11-05
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 0226904954
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Summary : Nearly 1,600 Americans who took part in the Vietnam War are still missing and presumed dead. Sarah Wagner tells the stories of those who mourn and continue to search for them. Today’s forensic science can identify remains from mere traces, raising expectations for repatriation and forcing a new reckoning with ...

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  • Author : Carole Radziwill
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2007-06-05
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 0226904954
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Summary : The author traces her life and marriage to Anthony Radziwill, President Kennedy's nephew, in an account that describes her work as a journalist, her friendship with JFK, Jr., and his wife, and her husband's struggle with terminal cancer....

What Remains

What Remains
  • Author : Jonathan Bach
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-08-29
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 0226904954
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Summary : What happens when an entire modern state's material culture becomes abruptly obsolete? How do ordinary people encounter what remains? In this ethnography, Jonathan Bach examines the afterlife of East Germany following the fall of the Berlin Wall, as things and places from that vanished socialist past continue to circulate and ...

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What Remains
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Excelsior Editions
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Total pages : 128
  • ISBN : 0226904954
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Summary : After the closure of Willard Psychiatric Center on New York's Seneca Lake in 1995, more than four hundred abandoned suitcases were discovered in its attic, containing thousands of personal possessions belonging to former patients. Three of the suitcases were owned by Charles F., an eighty-four-year-old Russian Jewish immigrant arrested at a ...

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What Remains
  • Author : Leslie Parke
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2011-10
  • Total pages : 42
  • ISBN : 0226904954
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Summary : "What Remains" is a catalog of recent paintings by Leslie Parke for an exhibition at Gremillion and Company, Fine Arts in Houston, Texas. As Parke says, "the more elusive and impossible the image is to paint, the more it interests me. A painting succeeds for me when it seems as ...

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What Remains
  • Author : Tracey Lee
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2015-12-19
  • Total pages : 236
  • ISBN : 0226904954
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Summary : The O’Hara family has lived on Lake Road for generations—since 1825, in fact. Their fates have been as varied as the lake’s depths, but 1975 was a pivotal time in the life of the family. It was the year that Lily O’Hara was born and her mother, Moya, ...

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What Remains
  • Author : Tim Weaver
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2015-07-16
  • Total pages : 608
  • ISBN : 0226904954
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Summary : FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF RICHARD & JUDY THRILLER PICK NO ONE HOME HE SEARCHES FOR THE DISAPPEARED. Missing persons investigator David Raker specializes in finding the lost. Whether dead or alive, he brings the truth home to the families left behind. But there's one person he's never been able to ...

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What Remains
  • Author : Tobie Meyer-Fong
  • Publisher : Stanford University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-03-27
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 0226904954
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Summary : The Taiping Rebellion was one of the costliest civil wars in human history. Many millions of people lost their lives. Yet while the Rebellion has been intensely studied by scholars in China and elsewhere, we still know little of how individuals coped with these cataclysmic events. Drawing upon a rich ...

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What Remains
  • Author : Helene Dunbar
  • Publisher : North Star Editions, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2015-05-08
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 0226904954
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Summary : After a terrible accident, Cal Ryan loses his promising baseball career and Lizzie, one of his best friends. Everyone expects him to pick up the pieces and move on, but all that remains for Cal is an overwhelming sense that her death was his fault. Cal thought he could overcome ...

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What Remains
  • Author : Bailey Bradford
  • Publisher : Totally Entwined Group (USA+CAD)
  • Release Date : 2015-09-15
  • Total pages : 92
  • ISBN : 0226904954
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Summary : Severo and Laine thought they had it all. They had great friends, each other—and the spirits of McKinton, TX. Until Sev gets a call from his sister asking to visit. He's been the family pariah for most of his life. This sudden offering is something Sev had never even ...

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What Remains
  • Author : Nicholas Delbanco
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2000-11-06
  • Total pages : 132
  • ISBN : 0226904954
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Summary : Told in the alternating voices of a family who moves from London to New York at the end of the Second World War, Nicholas Delbanco's memoiristic novel is a moving story about how a family of immigrants come to terms with life in America. How does a German Jewish family ...

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What Remains
  • Author : B.R. Goodwin
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Release Date : 2021-04-27
  • Total pages : 174
  • ISBN : 0226904954
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Summary : When Vala’s family is deemed a threat to society by the government, her life is dramatically shifted from that of a normal seventeen-year-old girl, to a life on the run. Along with a small group of friends, she embarks on a journey to find her captured brother and learns ...

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What Remains
  • Author : Karen Von Hahn
  • Publisher : House of Anansi
  • Release Date : 2017-04-09
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 0226904954
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Summary : A funny, poignant, and at times heartbreaking memoir about one mother and her love of beautiful objets — and how it ultimately proved destructive. Being left with a strand of even the highest quality milky-white pearls isn’t quite the same thing as pearls of wisdom to live by, as Karen ...