German Autumn -

German Autumn

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In late 1946, Stig Dagerman was assigned by the Swedish newspaper Expressen to report on life in Germany immediately after the fall of the Third Reich. First published in Sweden in 1947, German Autumn, a collection of the articles written for that assignment, was unlike any other reporting at the time. While many held the belief that the German people deserved their fate, Dagerman disagreed and reported on the humanness of the men and women ruined by the war-their guilt and suffering. Dagerman was already a prominent writer in Sweden, but the publication of German Autumn established him as a compassionate journalist and led to the longstanding international influence of the book.

Product code: 9780816677528

ISBN 9780816677528
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H216xW140xS10
No. Of Pages 128
Publisher University of Minnesota Press
The first U.S. edition of Dagerman's account of postwar life in Germany