Dimension2: Contemporary German-Language Literature

Volume 3, Number 3 (September 1996)


Forward! -- Editorial, Ingo R. Stoehr

F O C U S : The Classical Tradition

     View from America --                                                              
     The Classical Tradition as Rewriting, Scott G. Williams

     View from Germany --
     The Classical Greek and Roman Tradition in Contemporary German-Language Literature, 
          Bernd Seidensticker
          translated by Scott G. Williams
    
     »Schade, daß es kein Gott war«--
     Ein Gespräch mit Sten Nadolny, Ingo R. Stoehr
     "Too bad that it wasn't a god"
     A Conversation with Sten Nadolny, translated by Louise & Ingo Stoehr

     Ölmalerei auf Leergebinde -- 1994, Peter Rösel
     Oil Paintings on Used Cans -- 1994 

 

Odyssey

Das Testament des Odysseus, Walter Jens Odysseus' Testament, translated by Leslie Willson Odysseus' Heimkehr, Stefan Schütz Odysseus' Return, translated by Wanda Merchant Telemach, Michael Köhlmeier Telemachus, translated by Leslie Willson Segler, Dirk von Petersdorff Sailor, translated by John Athanasourelis

 

Demeter

Die Geschichte von Demeter und Kore in der Manier des Serapionstheater, Barbara Frischmuth The Story of Demeter and Kora in the Style of the Serapion Theater, translated by Eilzabeth Richmond-Garza

 

Medea

Medea, Christa Wolf Medea, translated by Roslyn Theobald

 

Hercules

Die Ästhetik des Widerstands, Peter Weiss The Aesthetics of Resistance, translated by Breon Mitchell

 

Sappho

Four Poems on Sappho Sappho, Oda Schaefer Sappho, translated by Louise E. Stoehr Blick ins Feuer, Erika Burkart Look into the Fire, translated by Louise E. Stoehr Bruchstück, für Sappho, Jürgen Theobaldy Fragment, For Sappho, translated by Kenneth Meyer Eros, beim Lesen des Sappho, Gabriele Eckart Eros, Upon Reading Sappho, translated by Greg Hanners

 

Socrates

Tod des Sokrates, Friedrich Dürrenmatt The Death of Socrates, translated by Susan Bernofsky

 

Cicero

Armer Cicero, Max Brod Poor Cicero, translated by Marton Marko

 

Rome and Christianity

Das Testament des Lucius Eurinus, Hans Erich Nossack The Testament of Lucius Eurinus, translated by John R. J. Ike

 


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