Development of a “Literature of ruins”: association “Group 47”

Theory of art

The aim of the research paper is identification of political and historical background of writers association in Germany in 1950s–1960s to the “Group 47”. Article discusses the process of establishing of the “Group 47”, as well as some of the linguistic features of the “language of ruins”. Initial composition of the “Group 47” and writer's relationship to the determination of the structure of association are first identified in this paper.