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German memory contests : the quest for identity in literature, film, and discourse since 1990 / edited by Anne Fuchs, Mary Cosgrove, and Georg Grote
Columbia, S.C. : Camden House ; Woodbridge : Boydell & Brewer [distributor], 2010, c2006
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 3rd Floor  DD290.26 .G465 2006    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Collective memory -- Germany
Group identity -- Germany -- History -- 20th century
Subject Germany -- Civilization -- 20th century -- Psychological aspects
Germany -- History -- 1990- -- Historiography
Physical Description vi, 344 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: Germany's memory contests and the management of the past / Anne Fuchs and Mary Cosgrove -- what exactly is vergangenheitsbewältigung? Narrative and its insufficiency in postwar Germany / Peter Fritzsche -- The tinderbox of memory: generation and masculinity in Väterliteratur by Christoph Meckel, Uwe Timm, Ulla Hahn and Dagmar Leupold / Anne Fuchs -- Telling it how it wasn't: familial allegories of wish-fulfillment in postunification Germany / Elizabeth Boa -- Being translated: exile, childhood, and multilingualism in G. -A. Goldschmidt and W. G. Sebald / Stefan Willer -- "Ein Stück langweiliger als die wehrmachtsausstellung, aber dafür repräsentativer": the exhibition Fotofeldpost as riposte to the "Wehrmacht exhibition" / Chloe E. M. Paver -- German crossroads: visions of the past in German cinema after reunification / Matthias Fiedler -- Monika Maron's Pawels Briefe: photography, narrative, and the claims of postmemory / J. J. Long -- Imagined identities: chilfren and grandchildren of Holocaust surviors in literature / Dagmar C. G. Lorenz -- Of stories and histories: Golem figures in post-1989 German and Austrian culture / Cathy S. Gelbin -- Multi-ethnicity and cultural identity: Afro-German women writers' struggle for identity in postunification Germany / Jennifer E. Michaels -- The anxiety of German influence: affiliation, rejection, and Jewish identity in W. G. Sebald's work / Mary Cosgrove -- Between "Restauration" and "Nierentisch": the 1950s in Ludwig Harig, F. C. Delius, and Thomas Hettche / Andrew Plowman -- On forgetting ande remembering: the new right since German unification / Roger Woods -- A Htimat in ruins and the ruins as Heimat: W. G. Sebald's Luftkrieg und literatur / Anne Fuchs
Series Studies in German literature, linguistics and culture
Alternate Author Fuchs, Anne
Cosgrove, Mary
Grote, Georg, 1966-

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