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Author Garloff, Katja.

Title Words from abroad [electronic resource] : trauma and displacement in postwar German Jewish writers / Katja Garloff.

Imprint Detroit, Mich. : Wayne State University Press, 2005.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 252 pages).
Series Kritik, German literary theory and cultural studies
Kritik (Detroit, Mich.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-236) and index.
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.
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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.
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Garloff, Katja. Words from abroad. Detroit, Mich. : Wayne State University Press, 2005 0814332455 (DLC) 2004022775 (OCoLC)56608035
ISBN 9780814335772 (electronic bk.)
0814335772 (electronic bk.)