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A Nation of victims? [electronic resource] : representations of German wartime suffering from 1945 to the present / edited by Helmut Schmitz.

Contributor(s): Schmitz, Helmut.
Material type: TextTextSeries: German monitor: no. 67.Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2007Description: 1 online resource (265 p.).ISBN: 9781435604933 (electronic bk.); 1435604938 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Germans in literature | Germans in motion pictures | Suffering in literature | Suffering in motion pictures | War in literature | World War, 1939-1945 -- Motion pictures and the war | German literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism | German literature -- 21st century -- History and criticism | Motion pictures -- Germany -- History | Literature | LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- German | Oorlogsslachtoffers | Collectief geheugen | Beeldvorming | Tweede Wereldoorlog | Duitsland | Weltkrieg <1939-1945> | Leid | DeutschlandGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Nation of victims?DDC classification: 830.9/00914 Other classification: 15.70 | 18.09 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction : the return of wartime suffering in contemporary German memory culture, literature, and film / Helmut Schmitz -- Germans in the Lager : reports and narratives about imprisonment in post-war Allied internment camps / Gregor Streim -- "Die, von denen man erz�ahlt hat, dass sie die kleinen Kinder schlachten" : deutsche Leiderfahrung und Bilder von Juden in der deutschen Kultur nach 1945 : zu einigen Texten Wolfgang Weyrauchs / Hans-Joachim Hahn -- The representation of Wehrmacht soldiers as victims in post-war German film : Hunde, wollt ihr ewig leben? and Der Arzt von Stalingrad / Helen Wolfenden -- The German myth of a victim nation : (re- )presenting Germans as victims in the new debate on their flight and explusion from Eastern Europe / Samuel Salzborn -- Implicit equations in constructions of German suffering / Bill Niven -- Dresden and Hamburg : official memory and commemoration of the victims of Allied air raids in the two Germanies / Gilad Margalit -- Regarding and imagining : contrived immediacy of the Allied bombing campaign in photography, novel, and historiography / Heinz-Peter Preusser -- Lost in translations? : the discourse of "german suffering" and W.G. Sebald's Luftkrieg und Literatur / Annette Seidel Arpaci -- Wahrheit und Erinnerung : die Spuren des Jahres 1945 in Texten von Christa Wolf / Odile Jansen -- Historicism, sentimentality, and the problem of empathy : Uwe Timm's Am Beispiel meines Bruders in the context of recent representations of German suffering / Helmut Schmitz -- Literary representations in contemporary German fiction of the expulsions of Germans from the east in 1945 / Stuart Taberner -- Der Untergang (2004) : victims, perpetrators, and the continuing fascination of fascism / Paul Cooke.
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Introduction : the return of wartime suffering in contemporary German memory culture, literature, and film / Helmut Schmitz -- Germans in the Lager : reports and narratives about imprisonment in post-war Allied internment camps / Gregor Streim -- "Die, von denen man erz�ahlt hat, dass sie die kleinen Kinder schlachten" : deutsche Leiderfahrung und Bilder von Juden in der deutschen Kultur nach 1945 : zu einigen Texten Wolfgang Weyrauchs / Hans-Joachim Hahn -- The representation of Wehrmacht soldiers as victims in post-war German film : Hunde, wollt ihr ewig leben? and Der Arzt von Stalingrad / Helen Wolfenden -- The German myth of a victim nation : (re- )presenting Germans as victims in the new debate on their flight and explusion from Eastern Europe / Samuel Salzborn -- Implicit equations in constructions of German suffering / Bill Niven -- Dresden and Hamburg : official memory and commemoration of the victims of Allied air raids in the two Germanies / Gilad Margalit -- Regarding and imagining : contrived immediacy of the Allied bombing campaign in photography, novel, and historiography / Heinz-Peter Preusser -- Lost in translations? : the discourse of "german suffering" and W.G. Sebald's Luftkrieg und Literatur / Annette Seidel Arpaci -- Wahrheit und Erinnerung : die Spuren des Jahres 1945 in Texten von Christa Wolf / Odile Jansen -- Historicism, sentimentality, and the problem of empathy : Uwe Timm's Am Beispiel meines Bruders in the context of recent representations of German suffering / Helmut Schmitz -- Literary representations in contemporary German fiction of the expulsions of Germans from the east in 1945 / Stuart Taberner -- Der Untergang (2004) : victims, perpetrators, and the continuing fascination of fascism / Paul Cooke.

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