Trauma and Guilt: Literature of Wartime Bombing in Germany

Trauma and Guilt: Literature of Wartime Bombing in Germany

by Susanne Vees-Gulani
     
 

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This book analyzes postwar literary works on large area bombings of German cities both in the context of trauma theory and questions of guilt and shame about Germany's Nazi past, embedding the recent debate surrounding the air war of World War II and its influence on German culture in a broader historical, societal, and psychological context.

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This book analyzes postwar literary works on large area bombings of German cities both in the context of trauma theory and questions of guilt and shame about Germany's Nazi past, embedding the recent debate surrounding the air war of World War II and its influence on German culture in a broader historical, societal, and psychological context.

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"Vees-Guilinai has made a useful, insightful, and welcome contribution to the critical debate."Scott Denham in: H-Net Reviews 2005

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783110202038
Publisher:
De Gruyter
Publication date:
01/01/2003
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
217
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Susanne Vees-Gulani teaches at the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA.

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