Knife Edge

Ralf Rothmann (Author) Breon Mitchell (Translator)
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Description

Set in West Berlin before the collapse of The Wall, Knife Edge on its surface is a sardonic love story gone awry.

Product Details

Price
$9.95
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date
May 17, 1992
Pages
116
Dimensions
5.36 X 0.35 X 7.91 inches | 0.29 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780811212106
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About the Author

Ralf Rothmann was born in 1953 in Schleswig and grew up in the Ruhr valley. He has received numerous awards for his fiction and poetry, including the Friedrich H´┐Żlderlin Prize in 2013, the Hans Fallada Prize in 2008, and the Max Frisch Prize in 2006. He lives in Berlin.

BREON MITCHELL is Professor of Germanic Studies and Comparative Literature at Indiana University, where he is also Director of the Lilly Library. A Rhodes Scholar, he received his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Oxford University. His areas of specialization include literary translation, Anglo-German literary relations, literature and the visual arts, James Joyce, Franz Kafka, and Samuel Beckett.