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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: Arts > English
Item ID: 3562
Depositing User: Dennis Walder
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:50
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