THE CALL OF HUMAN NATURE (used)

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The Role of Scatology in Modern German Literature 

by Dieter and Jacqueline Rollfinke

First Edition. One small tear to back of dj, otherwise in protective jacket and in fantastic shape. 

The Call of Human Nature documents and analyzes the wide use of scatological themes and metaphors in an equally wide range of writings. The Rollfinkes' claim that the obscene expressions used by Americans emphasize sexual elements, whereas Germans stress the scatological. For many modern German authors, scatalogical images, metaphors, and motifs serve their purposes more effectively than would other metaphors.