1st Edition

Words in Place Contemporary Literature in South Tyrol

By Sigrun Wildner Copyright 2006
    416 Pages
    by Studien Verlag, Austria

    This bilingual anthology presents contemporary prose fiction, essays, and poems by well-known writers from the multiethnic and multilingual Italian province of South Tyrol: Helene Floss, Sabine Gruber, Norbert C. Kaser, Gerhard Kofler, Kurt Lanthaler, Sepp Mall, Josef Oberhollenzer, Anita Pichler, Konrad Rabensteiner, Luis Stefan Stcher, and Joseph Zoderer. The texts can be accessed in the German original and, for the first time, in English translations. A concise history of South Tyrolean literature since the 1960s and a glossary of special regional terms complement this unique selection of texts.


    Sigrun Wildner