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Der Holocaust im Hintergrund: Zeitgenössische Repräsentation der Shoah in Graphic Novels am Beispiel von Rutu Modans Das Erbe
The Holocaust in the background: contemporary representation the Shoah in Graphic Novels on Example of Rutu Modan's legacy

Author(s): Thomas Mertens
Subject(s): Cultural history, Studies of Literature, German Literature, Pre-WW I & WW I (1900 -1919), Interwar Period (1920 - 1939), WW II and following years (1940 - 1949), Post-War period (1950 - 1989), Transformation Period (1990 - 2010)
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: Holocaust; trauma; postmemory; Marianne Hirsch
Summary/Abstract: The book presents various aspects of literary representations of post-Holocaust trauma in texts of Polish and German literature. The phenomena of transgenerational memory transmission or – as Marianne Hirsh puts it – "postmemory" are an important element of the author’s reflections.

  • Page Range: 215-232
  • Page Count: 18
  • Publication Year: 2020
  • Language: Polish, German