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Author Anton, Christine, 1964-

Title Beyond Political Correctness : Remapping German Sensibilities in the 21st Century
Published Amsterdam : Rodopi, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (273 pages)
Series German Monitor
German monitor.
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Repositioning German Identity; Catastrophic History, Trauma and Mourning in W.G. Sebald and Jörg Friedrich; Historiography and Memory Politics: The Cultural-HistoricalDiscourse in the Works of Bernhard Schlink; A Different Voice: 'Vergangenheitsbewältigung' in Ruth Klüger's weiter leben and unterwegs verloren; A Human Being or a Good Jew? Individualism in Vladimir Vertlib's Novel Letzter Wunsch; Normalization and the Ethics of Holocaust Representation in Vilsmaier's Leo und Claire and Comedian Harmonists
Searching for Justice: Jews, Germans and the Nazi Past in Recent German Cinema Challenging Notions of Post-Wall German Identity: Minority and Migrant Voices; Unification and Difference in German Post-Wall Cinema; Post-Wall German Road Movies: Renegotiations of National Identity?; List of Contributors; Index
Summary The articles assembled in this book discuss important questions about German society and the very notion of what being German means in the age of globalization and the vanishing of nation-states in a continuously strengthening European Union; the question about what is German culture in a postmodern era; and how the past affects and shapes the present and future of hybrid German generations. Taking into account not only national but also transnational and recent global developments and concomitant critical debates, this book continues to engage in the discourses of rethinking German national
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Germany -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Germany -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Germany -- Social life and customs -- 21st century.
Form Electronic book
Author Pilipp, Frank, 1961-
ISBN 9042031980