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n Acta Germanica : German Studies in Africa - Berlin-Babylon. Multilingualität und Multikulturalität in Berlin-Texten nach 1989

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Abstract


Babylon has been used as a Biblical symbol for the large metropolis, and for the problems of multlingual and multicultural societies. Berlin has a history of such ascriptions. After 1989 a number of writers of varied background have described their experience in this city, ranging from a humorous look at ethnic restaurants staffed by people of unexpected ethnicity to the deeply unsettling experience of an ego between languages and cultures.

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2016-12-09
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