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Literature, memory and nation

Walder, Dennis (2003). Literature, memory and nation. In: ed. War, Culture and Memory. Milton Keynes, UK: The Open University, pp. 69–102.

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A study of Bernhard Schlink's controversial novel The Reader (1997) and Paul Celan's 'todesfuge'(1948) as an exploration of the ambivalence of recalling memories of collective trauma and mourning within the context of modern german nation-building.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 0-7492-9611-9, 978-0-7492-9611-7
Keywords: Bernhard Schlink;The Reader;german national trauma; memory;paul celan; todesfuge;women and the holocaust;german women
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Art History, Classical Studies, English and Creative Writing, Music
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 3562
Depositing User: Dennis Walder
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 09:50
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