Bibliographische Annalen. Literatur in der SBZ/DDR 1945–1990
[Bibliographical Annals: Literature in the Soviet Occupation Zone and the GDR, 1945–1990]
On behalf of Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften
Ed. by Tanneberger, Horst / Hillich, Reinhard
Aims and Scope
This reference work encompasses all of East Germany’s belles lettres publications (including secondary literature, non-fiction, and picture stories) and carries on Herbert Jacob’s Handbook of East German Literature (1945–1962), first published in 1986. It offers a systematic overview of the production, dissemination, and reception of literature. Circulation figures provide information about the quantitative side of book production.