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Second-generation Holocaust literature : legacies of survival and perpetration

Author: Erin McGlothlin
Publisher: Rochester, NY : Camden House, ©2007.
Series: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Expands the definition of second-generation literature to include texts written from the point of view of the children of Nazi perpetrators.


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erin McGlothlin
ISBN: 1571133526 9781571133526
OCLC Number: 890507861
Description: 254 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: Introduction: Rupture and Repair: Marking the Legacy of the Second Generation"A Tale Repeated Over and Over Again": Polyidentity and Narrative Paralysis in Thane Rosenbaum's Elijah Visible"In Auschwitz We Didn't Wear Watches": Marking Time in Art Spiegelman's Maus"Because We Need Traces": Robert Schindel's Geburtig and the Crisis of the Second-Generation WitnessDocumenting Absence in Patrick Modiano's Dora Bruder and Katja Behrens's "Arthur Mayer, or The Silence""Under a False Name": Peter Schneider's Vati and the Misnomer of GenreMy Mother Wears a Hitler Mustache: Marking the Mother in Niklas Frank and Joshua Sobol's Der VaterThe Future of Vaterliteratur: Bernhard Schlink's Der Vorleser and Uwe Timm's Am Beispiel meines BrudersAm Beispiel meines BrudersConclusion: The "Glass Wall": Marked by an Invisible DivideWorks CitedIndex
Series Title: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture
Responsibility: Erin McGlothlin.


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McGlothlin effectively borrows from psychology in her discussion of trauma ... using the concept of dissociation to examine both character and narrative structure. ... In addition to a sound overall Read more...

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