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  • Passing for Children in Cate Shortland's 'Lore' 

    Webber, Andrew John
    This article is concerned with the 2012 feature, Lore, made in Germany by Australian director Cate Shortland, and based on the story of the same name by Rachel Seiffert. Focusing on a group of siblings and their odyssey ...
  • Language as a force for good in the work of Herta Müller 

    Shopin, Pavlo (Wiley, 2017-10-02)
    Herta Müller creates sophisticated metaphors to convey her vision of language and its relationship to suffering and subjugation. With reference to both her fiction and non-fiction, this essay explores how she uses the idea ...
  • Wirkung und Scheitern der symbolischen Funktion in Arthur Schnitzlers Flucht in die Finsternis 

    Kolkenbrock, Marie Elise (De Gruyter, 2017-05)
    Schnitzlers 1931 erschienene „Wahnsinnsnovelle“, wie er sie provisorisch in seinem Tagebuch nannte, begleitet den Sektionsrat Robert durch eine Art Übergangszustand von noch relativ geistiger Gesundheit in einen Zustand ...
  • The Trope of Silence in the Work of Herta Müller 

    Shopin, P
    Herta Müller’s fiction and non-fiction use the trope of silence to make sense of more abstract concepts. Drawing on conceptual metaphor theory, I argue that Müller employs silence as a means to personify phenomena and to ...

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