Finch, Helen.

Witnessing, Memory, Poetics : H. G. Adler and W. G. Sebald - Woodbridge : Boydell & Brewer, 2014. - 1 online resource (334 p.) - Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture . - Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture .

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Frontcover; Contents; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Introduction: The Adler-Sebald Intertextual Relationship as Paradigm for Intergenerational Literary Testimony; Part I. Intertexts in Context; 1: Opening Address: The Connections between H. G. Adler and W. G. Sebald, from a Personal Perspective; 2: Memory's Witness-Witnessing Memory; 3: Writing the Medusa: A Documentation of H. G. Adler and Theresienstadt in W. G. Sebald's Library; Part II. Witnessing Trauma and the Poetics of Witnessing; 4: Bearing Witness: The Poetics of H. G. Adler and W. G. Sebald 5: "Schmerzensspuren der Geschichte(n)": Memory and Intertextuality in H. G. Adler and W. G. Sebald6: "Der Autor zwischen Literatur und Politik": H. G. Adler's "Engagement" and W. G. Sebald's "Restitution"; Part III. Memory, Memorialization and the Re-Presentation of History; 7: Memory, Witness, and the (Holocaust) Museum in H. G. Adler and W. G. Sebald; 8: History, Emotions, Literature: The Representation of Theresienstadt in H. G. Adler's Theresienstadt 1941-1945: Das Antlitz einer Zwangsgemeinschaft and W. G. Sebald's Austerlitz; Part IV. Literary Legacies and Networks 9: The Kafkaesque in H. G. Adler's and W. G. Sebald's Literary Historiographies10: Generational Conflicts, Generational Affinities: Broch, Adorno, Adler, Sebald; 11: "Der verwerfliche Literaturbetrieb unserer Epoche": H. G. Adler and the Postwar West German "Literary Field"; Afterword; Bibliography; Contributors; Index; Backcover

Investigates the connections between German writers H.G. Adler and W.G. Sebald and reveals a new hybrid paradigm of writing about the Holocaust in light of the wider literary-political implications of Holocaust representation since 1945.

9781782043287 95.00 (NL)


Adler, H. G. -- Criticism and interpretation.
Collective memory and literature.
History and literature.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) in literature.
Memory in literature.
Psychic trauma in literature.
Sebald, W. G. (Winfried Georg), 1944-2001 -- Criticism and interpretation.


Electronic books.

PT2601 .D614 Z89 2014

833/.914