Realism and Reality

Studies in the German Novelle of Poetic Realism

By Walter Silz

Realism and Reality

174 pp., 6.125 x 9.25, notes, index

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-1-4696-5837-7
    Published: May 2020

University of North Carolina Studies in Germanic Languages and Literature

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In this 1954 study of poetic realism and the Novelle form, Silz examines nine Novellen by Brentano, Arnim, Droste-Hülshoff, Stifter, Grillsparzer, Keller, Meyer, Storm and Hauptmann. Through his textual interpretation of each of these works Silz draws the threads of the transition from Romanticism to Naturalism as well as the development of the Novelle form.