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Alfred Döblin (1878-1957) is without doubt one of the significant German writers of the 20 th century. His experimental, ever-changing, avant-garde variety stored either readers and critics off defend, and even though he gained the acclaim of critics and had a transparent impression on German writers after the second one global warfare (Günter Grass referred to as him "my teacher"), he's nonetheless principally unknown to the examining public, and under-researched by means of literary students. He was once a prolific author, with 13 novels along a superb many different shorter fiction works and non-fiction writings to his credits, and but, ironically, he's identified to a bigger public because the writer of just one ebook, the 1929 novel Berlin Alexanderplatz, which bought extra copies within the first weeks of book than all his past novels mixed. Alexanderplatz is understood for its depiction of the felony underground of Berlin and a montage and stream-of-consciousness procedure such as James Joyce's Ulysses; it turned one of many best-known big-city novels of the century and has remained Döblin's one enduring well known luck. Döblin was once compelled into exile in 1933, and the works he wrote in exile have been overlooked through critics for many years. Now epic works like Amazonas, November 1918, and Hamlet, Oder die lange Nacht nimmt ein Ende are discovering a fairer severe review. Wulf Koepke tackles the anomaly of Döblin the top yet missed avant-gardist via research of up to date and later feedback, either journalistic and educational, continually taking into consideration the historic context within which it seemed. Wulf Koepke is Professor Emeritus at Texas A&M college.

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