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Victims and Perpetrators, 1933-1945 [electronic resource]: (Re)presenting the Past in Post-Unification Culture

edited by Laurel Cohen-Pfister, Dagmar Wienroeder-Skinner
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Berlin ; New York : W. de Gruyter, c2006.
Language
English
Series
Interdisciplinary German Cultural Studies
ISBN
3110189828 (alk. paper), 9783110189827 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction : history and the memory of suffering : rethinking 1933-1945 / Laurel Cohen-Pfister, Dagmar Wienroeder-Skinner
  • Limits of understanding : generational identities in recent German memory literature / Aleida Assmann
  • "Ein Fressen für mein MG" : the problem of German suffering in Uwe Timm's Am Beispiel meines Bruders / Nikhil Sathe
  • Mothers, memories, and mnemonics : Hanna Johansen's Lena and Judith Kuckart's Lenas Liebe / Rachel Halverson
  • To write or remain silent? : the portrayal of the air war in German literature / Volker Hage
  • The language of trauma : Dieter Forte's memories of the air war / Susanne Vees-Gulani
  • Writing Dresden across the generations / Thomas Fox
  • Breaking the taboo : Barbara Honigmann's narrative quest for a German-Jewish (family) history / Elke Segelcke
  • A world turned upside down : role reversals in the victim-perpetrator complex in Christoph Ransmayr's Morbus kitahara / James Martin
  • The "different" Holocaust memorial in Berlin's Bayerisches Viertel : personal and collective remembrance thematizing perpetrator-victim relationships / Margit Sinka
  • Victims and perpetrators : representations of the German-Czech conflict in texts by Peter Härtling, Pavel Kohout, and Jörg Bernig / Valentina Glajar
  • Acknowledging each other as victims : an unmet challenge in the process of Polish-German reconciliation / Pawel Lutomski
  • Attempts at (re)conciliation : Polish-German relations in literary texts by Stefan Chwin, Pawel Huelle, and Olga Tokarczuk / Dagmar Wienroeder-Skinner
  • The collatoral damage of enlightenment : how grandchildren understand the history of National Socialist crimes and their grandfathers' past / Harald Welzer
  • The haunted screen (again) : the historical unconscious of contemporary German thrillers / Brad Prager
  • Rape, war, and outrage : changing perceptions on German victimhood in the period of post-unification / Laurel Cohen-Pfister
  • Coming to terms with Vergangenheitsbewältigung : Walser's Sonntagsrede, the Kosovo war, and the transformation of German historical consciousness / Daniel Becker.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Statement
Interdisciplinary German cultural studies, 1861-8030 ; v. 2
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