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Date of Award

1979

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Department

German

Supervisor

G. Teuscher

Language

English

Abstract

This thesis contains a translation of five stories from Georg Heym's collection of short stories entitled Der Dieb: Ein Novellenbuch. The major emphasis of the thesis is on the translation. Each of the translated stories is followed by a cornmentary in the form of footnotes. These footnotes point out the specific problems encountered in translating this work and they explain and comment on particular words and images.
The discussion serves as a general introduction to the five short stories. The main themes and literary style of each story are briefly analyzed.

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