Embraces stereotypes. • His work risks affirming stereotyped images of a minority , refuses to be merely a means of mediating between two. and the ethnolect Kanak Sprak to some early 20th century German Jews’ revalu- , Turkish-German author Feridun Zaimoģlu introduced Kanak Sprak. Kanak Sprak, a collection of reportages by the Turkish-German author Feridun Zaimoglu issued in , suggests two considerations: on the one hand on the.

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Kanak Sprak, 1 CD-Audio : Hörspiel. 52 Min.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. He is a poet and visual artist, and his central themes are the problems of the second and third generation of Turkish immigrants to Germany.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Katherina rated it it was amazing Jun 03, Julia rated it liked it Jan 13, Especially the language makes this book seem very far away.

Constanze rated it it was ok Sep 23, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Hannah Robinson rated it really liked it Jan 05, Emily L rated it liked it Mar 27, Nafal rated it it was ok Feb 05, The interviews were also rather similar and got old pretty quickly.


Kanak Sprak by Feridun Zaimoglu

Carolin rated it it was ok Feb 22, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The thing that throws me the most about this is how it’s situated right at the border of journalistic writing and prose.

Zaimoglu attempted to “translate” his interviewees’ speech into a kind of modern slang – which was modern in the s and thus very hard to relate to these days. Sarah Pagel rated it liked it Jun 14, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Garrincha rated it it was amazing Dec 20, Alex rated it it was ok Dec 30, Even though the interviewees sounded diverse on paper, they actually had pretty much the same opinions on everything and talked about very similar things, which just feels like Zaimoglu didn’t do a particularly good job of selecting them.

To ask other readers questions about Kanak Sprakplease sign up. Born in Turkey, Zaimoglu migrated with his parents to Germany in Melis rated it really liked it Nov 28, Myriam rated it liked it Aug 11, Billylooser rated it did not like it Dec 18, Trivia About Kanak Sprak.

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Open Preview See a Problem? I gotta say, I had a lot of expectations for this and they weren’t exactly fulfilled. Return to Book Page. Karolin rated it it was ok Feb 02, Kanak Sprak by Feridun Zaimoglu. I had manak remind myself over and over again that this is not what the people actually said or at least how they said it – it’s how Zaimoglu interpreted that.


And I’m not sure if I like it.

Lauren rated it it was ok Jan 17, Jan 30, Jenn rated it it was ok Shelves: Fosca rated it really liked it Aug 26, And I’m not sure if I l Phew, this book singlehandedly halted my reading progress for over a month even though it’s less than pages. Don’t get me wrong, I’m really glad this book exists, but I just wish it was better. Books by Feridun Zaimoglu.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. That’s not the point of this book, but I couldn’t help but think that anyway.