Stasi - Zensur - Machtdiskurse : Publikationsgeschichten und Materialien zu Jurek Beckers Werk

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Author(s)Müller B
Publication type Authored Book
Series TitleStudien und Texte zur Sozialgeschichte der Literatur
Year2006
Volume110
Number of Pages424
ISBN9783484351103
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The works of Jurek Becker are paradigmatic for the study of socialist control over literary life in the GDR. The censorship-based administration of this area of social reality was effectively thrown out of joint by the ersatz publicity in the Federal Republic. Discourse and textual analysis of a wealth of unpublished archive material indicates that cooperation, conflict settlement, and power struggles between authors, publishers, the political leadership, and the State Security Service followed the same pattern. All the participants availed themselves of the core discourses on opposition and publicity to define and assert their respective stances.
PublisherMax Niemeyer
Place PublishedTübingen
URLhttp://www.degruyter.de/cont/fb/li/detailEn.cfm?isbn=978-3-484-35110-3
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