Märchen as Memoir: the Return of the German Fairy Tale in the 20th and 21st Centuries (SAMLA 2012)

This panel seeks papers on the enduring legacy and plasticity of the German fairy tale. From the Tin Drum through the poetic journalism of Peter Schneider and on to Lola rennt, the Märchen continually reemerges from the past as metaphor, model, clue and whetting stone for the production of new critical and social thought and the creation of new post(?)-modern narratives through which we tell ourselves the story of our present and possible future. The panel particularly welcomes projects ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
SAMLA
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Friday, November 9, 2012 to Sunday, November 11, 2012
Event Location: 
Durham, NC
Abstract due date: 
Sunday, June 10, 2012
Categories: 
Comparative
Interdisciplinary
Lingustics
German
Genre & Form
Gender & Sexuality
World Literatures
Children’s Literature
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