Geschichte des Georg-Büchner-Preises: Soziologie eines Rituals

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De Gruyter, 2006 - Social Science - 379 pages
The ritual of granting awards is an important instrument of power in the cultural industry. The book focuses on the most significant award for German-language literature: the Georg-Buchner Award. It describes, for example, the interaction between the history and the respective societal function of the BuchnerAward and German history during the period from the Weimar Republic to the Berlin Republic. Thus, the result is not only a multifaceted portrait of an important impetus in German literary life, but also a sociogram of the cultural industry in general."

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Einleitung
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Der Fall
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Der Handlungstyp Gabe öffentliche Ehrung Institutierung
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Copyright

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Judith S. Ulmer, Heidelberg.

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