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Born under Auschwitz : melancholy traditions in postwar German literature / Mary Cosgrove.

Publication | Digitized | Library Call Number: PT405 .C693 2014

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    Series
    Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture
    Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture (Unnumbered)
    Format
    Book
    Author/Creator
    Cosgrove, Mary.
    Published
    Rochester, New York : Camden House, 2014
    Contents
    Introduction: in defense of melancholy
    The diseased imagination: perpetrator melancholy in Gunter Grass's Aus dem Tagebuch einer Schnecke and Beim Hauten der Zwiebel
    The disenchanted mind: victim melancholy in Wolfgang Hildesheimer's Tynset and Masante
    The feminine Holocaust: gender, melancholy, and memory in Peter Weiss's Die Asthetik des Widerstands
    From the Weltschmerz of the postwar penitent to capitalism and the "racial century": melancholy diversity in W. G. Sebald's work
    Epilogue: death of the male melancholy genius: from Vergangenheitsbewaltigung to Vergangenheitsbewirtschaftung in Iris Hanika's Das Eigentliche.
    Notes
    Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-222) and index.
    Introduction: in defense of melancholy -- The diseased imagination: perpetrator melancholy in Gunter Grass's Aus dem Tagebuch einer Schnecke and Beim Hauten der Zwiebel -- The disenchanted mind: victim melancholy in Wolfgang Hildesheimer's Tynset and Masante -- The feminine Holocaust: gender, melancholy, and memory in Peter Weiss's Die Asthetik des Widerstands -- From the Weltschmerz of the postwar penitent to capitalism and the "racial century": melancholy diversity in W. G. Sebald's work -- Epilogue: death of the male melancholy genius: from Vergangenheitsbewaltigung to Vergangenheitsbewirtschaftung in Iris Hanika's Das Eigentliche.

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    Language
    English
    ISBN
    9781571135568
    1571135561 (hardcover : alk. paper)
    Additional Form
    Electronic version(s) available internally at USHMM.
    Physical Description
    x, 234 pages ; 24 cm.

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