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Author Garloff, Katja.

Title Words from abroad : trauma and displacement in postwar German Jewish writers / Katja Garloff
Published Detroit, Mich. : Wayne State University Press, 2005


Description 1 online resource (xii, 252 pages)
Series Kritik, German literary theory and cultural studies
Kritik (Detroit, Mich.)
Contents Trauma and displacement -- The inability to return: German Jewish intellectuals after the Holocaust -- Peter Weiss's skeptical cosmopolitanism -- Nelly Sachs and the myth of the "German-Jewish symbiosis" -- Paul Celan's revisiting of Eastern Europe -- Toward the possibility of a diasporic community
Summary Examines the responses of German Jewish writers to the geographical and cultural displacement that is one of the lasting consequences of the Holocaust
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-236) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject German literature -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism
German literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Authors, Exiled -- Foreign countries
German literature -- Foreign countries -- History and criticism
Psychic trauma in literature.
Jewish diaspora in literature.
Authors, Exiled.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- German.
German literature
German literature -- Foreign countries
German literature -- Jewish authors
Jewish diaspora in literature
Psychic trauma in literature
Trauma Motiv
Diaspora Religion, Motiv
Genre/Form Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780814335772