Witnessing, memory, poetics : H. G. Adler and W. G. Sebald / edited by Helen Finch and Lynn L. Wolff.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Rochester, N.Y. : Camden House, 2014.
Description
x, 322 pages ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Editor
Series
Dialogue and disjunction : studies in Jewish German literature, culture, and thought
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction: the Adler-Sebald intertextual relationship as paradigm for intergenerational literary testimony / Helen Finch and Lynn l. Wolff -- Intertexts in context. The connections between H. G. Adler and W. G. Sebald, from a personal perspective / Jeremy Adler -- Memory's witness-witnessing memory / Peter Filkins -- Writing the medusa: a documentation of H. G. Adler and Theresienstadt in W. G. Sebald's library / Jo Catling -- Witnessing trauma and the poetics of witnessing. Poetics of bearing witness: H. G. Adler and W. G. Sebald / Katrin Kohl -- "Schmerzensspuren der geschichte(n)": memory and intertextuality in H. G. Adler and W. G. Sebald / Kirstin Gwyer -- "Der autor zwischen literatur und politik": H. G. Adler's "engagement" and W. G. Sebald's "restitution" / Lynn l. Wolff -- Memory, memorialization and the re-presentation of history. Memory, witness, and the (Holocaust) Museum in H. G. Adler and W. G. Sebald / Dora Osborne -- History, emotions, literature: the representation of Theresienstadt in H. G. Adler's Theresienstadt 1941-1945, antlitz einer zwangsgemeinschaft and W. G. Sebald's Austerlitz / Ruth Vogel-Klein -- Literary legacies and networks. The Kafkaesque in H. G. Adler's and W. G. Sebald's literary historiographies / Martin Modlinger -- Generational conflicts, generational affinities: Broch, Adorno, Adler, Sebald / Helen Finch -- "Der verwerfliche literaturbetrieb unserer epoche": H. G. Adler and the postwar West German "literary field" / Frank Finlay -- Afterword / Michael Kruger.
ISBN
  • 9781571135896 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 1571135898 (hardcover : alk. paper)
LCCN
2014014720
OCLC
880672157
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