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, Schaumannas 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 aVoraussetzungen einer ErzAchlunga (aConditions of a Narrativea) essays that accompany her novel Cassandra (1984, Kassandra, anbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Walter de Gruyter - 2008-08-27|