Seminar -- A Journal of Germanic Studies. Sep2004, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p262-276. 15p.
POPULAR culture, LITERATURE, YOUNG male authors, FIRST person narrative, and FORMER communist countries
Explores the possibility of redefining German popular literature of the 1990s. Novels, short stories and essays published by young German writers between 1995 and 2000; Characteristics of first-person narrative with unfocussed position within society; Orientation according to attitudes of style and an affirmative response to consumer society; Implosion of pop as an underground and subversive subculture.