Artificial silk

a comedy in three acts.
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Das Kunstseidene Mädchen (The Artificial Silk Girl) is a book by Irmgard Keun, written in the time of the Weimarer Republik (pre-Nazi Germany).

The book is a diary of sorts, without the "Dear diary" sentences.

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This is just Doris writing what she wants whenever she wants. Doris is an interesting character/5. ( stars) First published in Germany inwhen author Irmgard Keun was only twenty-two, The Artificial Silk Girl, a bestselling novel of Artificial silk book day, is said to be for pre-Nazi Germany what Anita Loos’s Gentlemen Prefer Blondes () is for Jazz Age America.4/4(24).

The Artificial Silk Girl, written in by Irmgard Keun, t was blacklisted a year later by the Nazis for its anti-German portrayals of businessmen and bureaucrats. In the s, it was resurrected as a feminist manifesto: the diary of a working girl in Depression-era Berlin/5(22).

The Artificial Silk Girl, by Irmgard Keun, originally published in as Das kunstseidene Mädchen, is an example of Neue Sachlichkeit, a German literary movement of the Weimar Republic (). This guide follows the Penguin Modern Classics version translated by Kathie von Ankum.

The Artificial Silk Girl, published inturned out to be an acclaimed bestseller that stunned the world of German literature. Its rise to fame was driven by the unadulterated context of her writing, highlighting the dark side of Berlin's "golden twenties." Not everyone was impressed with her work, including the Nazi censorship : Irmgard Keun.

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The Artificial Silk Girl is a treat to read, not just for the delightful yet achingly lonely voice of it’s narrator Doris but for the historical context in which it is set (early s Berlin), in those pre WWII years.

This is a time when the first hint of the horrors that would follow are starting to appear. A sense of discomfort bubbling beneath the surface and ‘politics’ starting to.

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The resulting novel, The Artificial Silk Girl, became an acclaimed bestseller and a masterwork of German literature, in the tradition of Christopher Isherwood’s Berlin Stories and Bertolt Brecht’s Three Penny Opera. Like Isherwood and Brecht, Keun revealed the dark underside of Berlin’s “golden twenties” with empathy and honesty.

The The Artificial Silk Girl Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by Author: Irmgard Keun.

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Like Isherwood and Brecht, Keun revealed the dark underside of Berlin's "golden twenties" with empathy and honesty.4/5(20). A particularly vivid, gritty new English translation of a novel set in Berlin between the world wars, whose expatriate author (–82) enjoyed early critical and popular success, incurred the displeasure of Nazi censors, spent two years as the mistress of the great Austrian writer (also an expatriate) Joseph Roth, and wrote, pseudonymously, in obscurity (having returned to Germany) until Author: Irmgard Keun.

In a second novel Das Kunstseidene Mädchen (The Artificial Silk Girl) came out. Although there were allegations that she had plagiarised a novel by Robert Neumann (a claim endorsed by her erstwhile promoter Kurt Tucholsky - and disproven only much later), this novel also became a success.

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Choose from calla lilies, camellias, dahlias, freesia, hydrangeas, lavender, lilac. The first successful artificial silks were developed in the s of cellulose fiber and marketed as art silk or viscose, a trade name for a specific manufacturer.

Inthe name of the fiber was officially changed in the U.S. to rayon, although the term viscose continued to be used in Europe. The material is commonly referred to in the industry as viscose rayon. “When The Artificial Silk Girl first appeared in English init was part of an ongoing cultural exchange between Germany and Great Britain.

But it was not only the fact that Keun’s novel had been a bestseller in Germany that prompted its instant translation; it was also one of the last accounts of everyday German life before the Nazis came to power.

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