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Representations of Heimat and Traum

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ISBN-10: 383839903X

ISBN-13: 9783838399034

Edition: N/A

Authors: Constance Lieber

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It has been difficult to write a history of Silesia that can be agreed upon by both Germans and Poles. By exploring trauma theory and Polish and German theories of Heimat,I propose a method of writing a history that includes both viewpoints by contrasting Polish and German conception of trauma and Heimat. Horst Schirm and Horst Bienek are analyzed to determine how they defined Heimat and how trauma marked their war- and post-war identities. Dagmar Nick s poetry reflects the moment of trauma, a moment that usually exceeds the power of language to describe.Czeslaw Milosz and Tadeusz Ró ewicz address the trauma of survival. Ró ewicz, in particular, does not rejoice in his survival, but mourns…    
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Book details

List price: $100.00
Publisher: Lap Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Company KG
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English