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The Resource Berlin Alexanderplatz, Alfred Döblin ; translated from the German and with an afterword by Michael Hofmann

Berlin Alexanderplatz, Alfred Döblin ; translated from the German and with an afterword by Michael Hofmann

Label
Berlin Alexanderplatz
Title
Berlin Alexanderplatz
Statement of responsibility
Alfred Döblin ; translated from the German and with an afterword by Michael Hofmann
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Contributor
Author
Translator
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Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
"Franz Biberkopf, pimp and petty thief, has just finished serving a term in prison for murdering his girlfriend. He's on his own in Weimar Berlin with its lousy economy and frontier morality, but Franz is determined to turn over new leaf, get ahead, make an honest man of himself, and so on and so forth. He hawks papers, chases girls, needs and bleeds money, gets mixed up in various criminal and political schemes in spite of himself, and when he tries to back out of them, it's at the cost of an arm. This is only the beginning of our modern everyman's multiplying misfortunes, but though Franz is more dupe than hustler, in the end, well, persistence is rewarded and things might be said to work out. Just like in a novel. Lucky Franz. Berlin Alexanderplatz is one of great twentieth-century novels. Taking off from the work of John Dos Passos and James Joyce, Alfred D
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DLC
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1878-1957
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Döblin, Alfred
Dewey number
833/.912
Index
no index present
LC call number
PT2607.O35
LC item number
B5113 2018
Literary form
novels
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1957 August 25-
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Hofmann, Michael
Series statement
New York Review Books classics
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  • FICTION / Psychological
  • FICTION / Crime
  • FICTION / Political
  • Political fiction
Label
Berlin Alexanderplatz, Alfred Döblin ; translated from the German and with an afterword by Michael Hofmann
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Publication
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1005827444
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
457 pages
Isbn
9781681371993
Lccn
2017046077
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781681371993
  • (OCoLC)1005827444
Label
Berlin Alexanderplatz, Alfred Döblin ; translated from the German and with an afterword by Michael Hofmann
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1005827444
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
457 pages
Isbn
9781681371993
Lccn
2017046077
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781681371993
  • (OCoLC)1005827444

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