German Student Movement and the Literary Imagination, The : Transnational Memories of Protest and Dissent
By: Rinner, Susanne.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Protest, Culture & Society: Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2013Description: 1 online resource (180 p.).ISBN: 9780857457554.Subject(s): German fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Literature and society -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | Social conflict in literature | Student movements in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: German Student Movement and the Literary Imagination, The : Transnational Memories of Protest and DissentDDC classification: 833.910923 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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The German Student Movement andthe Literary Imagination; Protest, Culture and Society; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Trans/National Memories of 1968; Chapter 1: Remember? 1968 in German Fiction; Chapter 2: Forget it? 1968 in East Germany; Chapter 3: Transatlantic Encounters between Germany and the United States as Intercultural Exchange and Generational Conflict; Chapter 4: Transnational Memories: 1968 and Turkish-German Authors; Conclusion: Continued Taboos, Confirmed Canons; Bibliography; Index
Through a close reading of novels by Ulrike Kolb, Irmtraud Morgner, Emine Sevgi Özdamar, Bernhard Schlink, Peter Schneider, and Uwe Timm, this book traces the cultural memory of the 1960s student movement in German fiction, revealing layers of remembering and forgetting that go beyond conventional boundaries of time and space. These novels engage this contestation by constructing a palimpsest of memories that reshape readers' understanding of the 1960s with respect to the end of the Cold War, the legacy of the Third Reich, and the Holocaust. Topographically, these novels refute assertions t
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