Author(s): Rettig, Nicole


Although plastic has many advantages, it has never quite been able to shake off its bad image. But never before has the material been under so much fire as it is right now. Starting from current plastic debates, a few relevant publications on the subject are presented in a quick run-through. Subsequently, the corpus of the yet-to-be-written history of (German) literature on plastic is outlined in broad strokes. In the final section, the novel Alles Plastik (1998) by David Flusfeder is used to demonstrate what ›literary treatment of plastics‹ might look like.

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Rettig, Nicole: Kunststoffliteratur. In: Kulturwissenschaftliche Zeitschrift, Jg. (2022), Nr. 3, S. 76-105.
 author = {Rettig, Nicole},
 title = {Kunststoffliteratur},
 year = 2022,
 address = {Hamburg},
 journal = {Kulturwissenschaftliche Zeitschrift},
 number = 3,
 pages = {76--105},
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