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GDR culture

GDR culture

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Published by Ministry of Culture of the German Democratic Republic, Zeit im Bild in [Dresden .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany (East)
    • Subjects:
    • Popular culture -- Germany (East),
    • Germany (East) -- Cultural policy.,
    • Germany (East) -- Intellectual life.,
    • Germany (East) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      ContributionsGermany (East). Ministerium für Kultur.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDD286.3 .G38 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination46 p. :
      Number of Pages46
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2466366M
      LC Control Number87175445

      Step back in time to the days of East Germany, by heading inside Berlin’s DDR Museum and exploring at leisure. At your own pace, learn about life in the socialist country between and , when it was named the German (or Deutsche) Democratic Republic. The entrance ticket includes access to all areas of the fascinating museum, of which highlights include a reconstructed East German. This exceptional book presents a bold argument for understanding socialism and its legacy through material culture. GDR plastics have proved even more durable than expected. Post nostalgia for GDR plastic objects testifies to the acceptance of this element of East Germany’s alternative modernity.

      EDITORS' NOTE: Although or because the German Democratic Republic has ceased to exist, considerable interest in GDR culture remains. As long as that interest endures, we plan to continue publishing the. GDR Bulletin. ON THE RECEPTION OF GDR LITERATURE. INTRODUCTION. Patricia Herminghouse, University. of. Rochester Peter Uwe Hohendahl, Cornell. Origins and administrative area. Under the control of the Soviet Union, the GDR, known as the Deutsche Demokratische Republik (DDR) in German, was formed after World War II and existed from until The current German states of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Brandenburg, Berlin (only East Berlin), Saxony, Thüringen and Saxony-Anhalt were part of the GDR – according to the Yalta Conference.

      The collection has one of its strengths in the materials originating from East Germany -- officially known as the German Democratic Republic (GDR) -- which offer a travel guide to a country that.   An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. GDR Culture Report Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.


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"Delving into many sides of the GDR modern, Pence and Betts present both new empirical evidence and offer insightful theoretical perspectives. The idea of the 'Socialist Modern' provides an excellent conceptual framework; the focus on culture fills a hole in the literature, the introduction is theoretically sophisticated and well-grounded in the historiography, and the span and 4/5(1).

The New Hampshire Symposia on the German Democratic Republic have become internationally significant interdisciplinary forums for current research on the GDR. Selected symposium papers in Studies in GDR Culture and Society appear within a year of presentation and represent an important source for GDR scholars in many fields.

The series belongs. The German Democratic Republic and What Became of It – Bruni de la Motte () The Anti-Stasiland. This small book starts with the words “Much has been written about how awful the German Democratic Republic supposedly was this book is an attempt to provide a more balanced evaluation and to examine GDR-style socialism in terms of what we.

East Germany, officially the German Democratic Republic (GDR; German: Deutsche Demokratische Republik [ˈdɔʏtʃə demoˈkʁaːtɪʃə ʁepuˈbliːk], DDR), was a state that existed from tothe period when the eastern portion of Germany was part of the Eastern Bloc during the Cold ly described as a communist state in English usage, it described itself as a socialist Capital and largest city: East Berlin (de facto).

In Bringing Culture to the Masses, Esther von Richthofen looks at cultural life in East Germany, focusing in particular on the activities and motivations of participants and local functionaries, and on how the desires and (in)actions of both groups affected official policies on book rejects both the top-down totalitarian approach to East German studies and the idea that the people.

Book description: Cultural life in the former German Democratic Republic (GDR) was strictly controlled by the ruling party, the SED, who attempted to dictate how people spent their free time by prohibiting privately organized leisure time pursuits and offering instead cultural activities in state institutions and.

Book Launch - The Vocation of Poetry: Durs Grünbein Review: “This extraordinary little volume offers a dazzling personal poetics as well as a sustained engagement with the origins of poetry itself.

In tracing an arc from the landfills and forests of an East German childhood to the ‘global airspace of poetry’, it takes in a breathtaking. It is a fascinating and rich (with its weight of 5kg) source of the visual culture of that era, which is definitely making its comeback today Inspirational goldmine for artists, designers (and hipsters), it will look majestic on your coffee table and it will certainly keep you amused for a long time.

As the only book on our coffee table. CAMDEN HOUSE RUNDSCHAU Issue III, Spring CLASSICAL MUSIC IN THE GERMAN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC Production and Reception Edited by Kyle Frackman and Larson Powell A Q&A with Kyle Frackman and Larson Powell, editors Q: What distinguishes your book from other recent work on East German culture.

A: A lot of English language work on the [ ]. Studies in GDR Culture and Society 13 by Margy Gerber,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. “In this book Gerd Horten brilliantly analyses the problematic impact of Western consumer culture on the GDR in the s and s.

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Twenty years on from the dramatic events that led to the opening of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the GDR, the subjective dimension of German unification.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "This volume developed out of an interdisciplinary conference entitled "Remembering the GDR and Germany's Unification Process" held at the University of Bath in September "--Acknowledgments. Novem Brockmann Explores GDR Literary Culture in New Book.

There is no shortage of scholarly studies on the history, politics, and cultural legacy of the German Democratic Republic (GDR), and yet the East German literary scene of the s and 50s “has remained relatively unexamined, particularly among English-language scholars in the last decade or so,” said Stephen Brockmann.

PDF | OnKaren Remmler and others published Margy Gerber, et al., eds.: Studies in GDR Culture and Society 8. Selected Papers from the Thirteenth New Hampshire Symposium on the. By exploring the nature of dictatorial rule in the GDR and anal By exploring the nature of dictatorial rule in the GDR and analysing the population's engagement with state-organized cultural activity, this book challenges the current assumptions about the GDR's social and institutional history that ignore the interaction and inter-dependence /5(2).Studies in GDR culture and society 2: proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium on the German Democratic Republic / Search for the book on E-ZBorrow.

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