Information about the author:
Tatiana A. Sharypina, DSc in Philology, Professor, Head оf the Department of Foreign Literature, Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod, Bolshaya Pokrovskaya 37, 603000 Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.
ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8585-8983
The article analyzes literary and documentary genres in the works of J. Becher, W. Bredel. E. Weinert. F. Wolf, F. Fühmann and H. Kant, showing the evolution in dealing with war materials in the works of East German writers.