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Returns from Concentration Camps
Returns from Concentration Camps

Author(s): Martina Halamová
Subject(s): Czech Literature, Post-War period (1950 - 1989), History of the Holocaust, Politics of History/Memory, Identity of Collectives
Published by: Uniwersytet Adama Mickiewicza
Keywords: Czech literature; Holocaust; identity; memory; Viktor Fischl; Arnošt Lustig; Karel Josef Beneš; Zeno Dostál; Radka Denemarková;

Summary/Abstract: Halamová Martina, Returns form Contrentation Camps. “Poznańskie Studia Slawistyczne” 12. Poznań 2017. Publishing House of the Poznań Society for the Advancement of the Arts and Sciences, pp. 107–121. ISSN 2084-3011. The article is concentrated on the Czech post-war literature, especially on the Czech treatment of the theme regarding returns from concentration camps in the novels written in the second half of 20th century and in contemporary literature. The presented novels, thematizing the mentioned topic, are viewed as representations of those days discourses shaped by the “course of history”. Therefore, the article follows variation of the theme as well as the modification of heros in connection with the transformation of discourses, and tries to describe the reasons of the changing.

  • Issue Year: 2017
  • Issue No: 12
  • Page Range: 107-121
  • Page Count: 15
  • Language: English