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By Nicole Moore,Christina Spittel

An account of fraught and complicated cross-cultural literary trade among hugely certain - even uniquely antagonistic - studying contexts, Australian Literature within the German Democratic Republic has resonance for all newly worldwide reckonings of the cultural chilly struggle. operating from the extreme files of the East German publishing and censorship regime, the authors materially song the construction and reception of 1 country’s corpus as expected via one other. The ninety Australian titles released within the GDR shape another canon, revealing a shadowy literary archive that rewrites Australia’s postwar cultural background from at the back of the iron curtain and illuminates a number of ironies for the GDR as a ‘reading nation’. This publication brings jointly best German and Australian students within the fields of publication background, German and Australian cultural historical past, Australian and postcolonial literatures, and postcolonial and cross-cultural thought, with rising writers presently navigating among the 2 cultures.

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