The German Comedy: Scenes of Life After the Wall

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I.B.Tauris, 1992 - Berlin (Germany) - 211 pages
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This work introduces us, by means of a series of vignettes, to the changes, large and small, that have taken place in Germany since the dismantling of the Wall. The author argues that the real fear about the new Germany is not the rise of neo-Nazism, but of a cult of righteousness, with its concomitant mistrust of foreigners and especially the threat of the creation of a moral vacuum for a nation so intent on forgetting the ghosts that haunt its past.

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When the Berlin Wall was breached in November 1989, German and European history undertook another of its periodic lurches into unknown territory. Schneider, in this compact and elegantly written book ... Read full review


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