TITLE

Max Frisch's The Great Wall of China and the Language of Re-Emergence

AUTHOR(S)
Rennert, Hellmut Hal
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Essays on Twentieth-Century German Drama & Theater: An American ;2004, p247
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
An essay from the book "Essays on Twentieth-Century German Drama and Theater: An American Reception 1977-1999" is presented. It examines the play "The Great Wall of China," written by Max Frisch. The threat posed by a nuclear holocaust to the world is the danger presented by Frisch in the play. Frisch's reflection on language at an early stage is evident in "The Great Wall of China." The figure of the Contemporary plays an important role in the action of the play.
ACCESSION #
19288496

 

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