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Klaus Stierstorfer Klaus Stierstorfer i(A76130 works by) (a.k.a. Klaus Stiersdorfer)
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1 Antipodean Geographies : Australian 'Translations' Klaus Stierstorfer , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Cultures of Translation 2008; (p. 19-31) From Interculturalism to Transculturalism : Mediating Encounters in Cosmopolitan Contexts 2010;
1 y separately published work icon Cultures of Translation Klaus Stierstorfer (editor), Monika Gomille (editor), Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Press , 2008 Z1606615 2008 anthology criticism
1 y separately published work icon Novels Klaus Stierstorfer (editor), Susanne Peters (editor), Laurenz Volkmann (editor), Trier : WVT : Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier , 2008 Z1572725 2008 anthology criticism

The series presents accessible readings of major works of contemporary literature in English for schools and universities by specialists in the respective fields. All those seeking an introduction to or further inspiration on specific texts and their authors as well as those in need of a comprehensive, substantial survey of writings in English should profit from this book. The choice of some dozens of texts for each of the genres - in the present case the novel - is based on the teaching experience of the book's editors and contributors, but also reflects their individual preferences. The comprehensively structured articles begin with a short introduction to the author's biography, the text's generic traditions and historical contexts, followed by discussions of its innovative quality and intertextual aspects. A plot synopsis and an analysis of a key scene/chapter are also included, leading to an interpretation that focuses on the text's main issues. Articles conclude with suggestions on teaching activities and a list of up-to-date secondary sources.

The current volume in two parts provides new material for the study of the novel and offers readings of 30 individual works, highlighting the diversity of the contemporary novel in English across the world. The editors and contributors hope to transmit some of the enthusiasm novels have always inspired in them.

(Publishers website, sighted 31/03/09)

1 y separately published work icon Xenophobic Memories : Otherness in Postcolonial Constructions of the Past Monika Gomille (editor), Klaus Stierstorfer (editor), Heidelberg : Winter Verlag , 2003 Z1126233 2003 anthology criticism Publisher's blurb on back cover: 'The function of memory and oral traditions in recuperations or constructions of complex historical narratives have recently become a focus of research by critics of literature and culture, notably in the area of the New English Literatures. What is most frequently foregrounded in these explorations is the positive, relief-like structure of memory in its selective and combinatory functions. The purpose of the studies presented in this volume will, however, emphasize aspects of otherness and outright xenophobia which frequently are excluded from constructed pasts. The elements are, nevertheless, powerful forces in the construction of personal histories as much as of cultural memory. Contributions in this volume explore this field in all its geographic and cultural richness, from Japan to Africa and from Australia and Asia to Canada; from Jewish fiction to travel literature as well as in obviously central texts of the English "canon".'
1 Untitled Klaus Stierstorfer , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Zeitschrift fur Anglistik und Amerikanistik , vol. 50 no. 2 2002; (p. 217-218)

— Review of Religiose Lyrik in Australien : Rezeption und Funktionalisierung theologischer und philosophischer Praetexte Marion Spies , 2001 single work criticism
1 y separately published work icon English Literatures in International Contexts Heinz Antor (editor), Klaus Stierstorfer (editor), Heidelberg : Winter Verlag , 2000 Z824672 2000 anthology criticism Collection of essays featuring critical case studies of anglophone writings in their international contexts and theoretical conceptualisations of major cultural factors. Contributors include Bill Ashcroft, Malcolm Bradbury, Hena Maes-Jelinek, Helen Tiffin.
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