Schlagwörter » Alfred Doblin

Schwör mir keine Treue, leist mir keinen Eid, denn es reizt das Neue jeden mit der Zeit. Heiße Herzen geben niemals Ruh, suchen frischen Antrieb immerzu. 18 weitere Wörter


Er stand vor dem Tor des Tegeler Gefängnisses und war frei.

-Alfred Döblin, Berlin Alexanderplatz


Trumpspeak Is Newspeak

W.J. Astore

Fans of George Orwell’s 1984 will recall Newspeak, the development of a new language that also involved the elimination of certain words and concepts.  462 weitere Wörter

US Politics

Weekendnotes, March 16-17

On Saturday mornings, Splice rounds up the previous week’s best literary criticism and serves it up to you in a single dish. You didn’t have any plans for the weekend, did you? 748 weitere Wörter


The Novel That Defined Jazz Age Berlin

This is a brutal book. Published in 1929, Berlin Alexanderplatz often reads, in Michael Hofmann’s new translation, as if it were conceived as a deliberate affront to contemporary sensibilities. 1.158 weitere Wörter


Alfred Döblin: Berlin Alexanderplatz

Here is a book whose fearsome reputation precedes it – or should I say (spoiler alert) exceeds it? Berlin Alexanderplatz is a monument of modern German literature and, more prominently to me, a byword for fat unreadability. 1.242 weitere Wörter

Penguin Modern Classics

New Jersey Governor Candidates Face Off In Final Debate

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Who should replace Gov. Chris Christie as New Jersey’s chief executive?

CBS2, along with The Record and William Paterson University, will seek to help voters answer that question by hosting a live debate on Oct. 568 weitere Wörter