Memory Matters

Memory Matters

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Memory Matters juxtaposes in tripartite structure a close analysis of two texts that comprise memories of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust, two that consider memories of the narratorsa€™ parents, and two concerned with the narratorsa€™ grandparentsa€™ past. Focusing on genealogies of women, the book examines the tensions between war and postwar generations against the backdrop of a complicated mother-daughter relationship. Linking memories of Nazi Germany to those of the Holocaust, Schaumanna€™s approach questions the assumption that German-Gentile and German-Jewish postwar experiences are necessarily diametrically opposed.Even more experimental in its narrative voice than Patterns of Childhood, in In ... Narrative Strategies In the a€œVoraussetzungen einer ErzAchlunga€ (a€œConditions of a Narrativea€) essays that accompany her novel Cassandra (1984, Kassandra, anbsp;...

Title:Memory Matters
Author:Caroline Schaumann
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter - 2008-08-27


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