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Title German studies in the post-Holocaust age : the politics of memory, identity, and ethnicity / edited by Adrian Del Caro and Janet Ward.
Imprint Boulder : University Press of Colorado, [2000]

Subject German literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
German philology -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Congresses.
German language -- Study and teaching -- Congresses.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), in literature -- Congresses.
Alt Name Del Caro, Adrian, 1952-
Ward, Janet, 1963-
Description xiv, 244 pages ; 23 cm
Note Selected proceedings of a symposium held at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1995.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [222]-238).
Contents Ecological ethos and reactionary politics : the political implications of Heidegger's philosophy of being / Walter H. Sokel -- The great war and the Holocaust / Robert A. Pois -- Thinking the Nietzsche legacy today : a historian's perspective / Steven E. Aschheim -- Anti-Semitism and the judiciary in the Federal Republic of Germany / Rainer Hering -- Germans and Jews since 1945 : the politics of absolution, amends, and ambivalence / William Safran -- The decline and fall of the German mandarins : intellectuals and post-reunification Germany / Thomas A. Hollweck -- Afro-Germans : the invisible visible Germans / Susann Samples -- Else Lasker-Schüler : the "small drama" of subjectivity / Silvia Henke -- Some thoughts on the tenous and precarious relationship between feminism and German studies / Ruth-Ellen B. Joeres -- Germans and Jews after the fall of the Wall : the promises and problems of hybridity / Todd Herzog -- Challenging the status quo : Michael Wolffsohn's views on German-Jewish-Israeli relations / Andreas Michel -- Paul Celan and the German of the non-German / Adrian Del Caro -- Uncanny holograms of the past : recent German poetry and writing after Paul Celan and Theodor Adorno / Erk Grimm -- Claiming the victim : tokenism, mourning, and the future of German Holocaust poetry / Kathrin Bower -- Hans-Jürgen Syberberg and the state of the ghost / Robert Shandley -- Restaging Riefenstahl : the lure of Nazi iconography / Janet Ward -- Nazi Germany and the Holocaust in Norwegian literature / Ann Schmiesing -- One language--two literatures again? Swiss literature since the Wende / Martin R. Dean -- "Not everything written in the German language is German literature" : Austrian literature--a special case? / Karlheinz Auckenthaler -- The role of literature in German studies programs (1945-1995) : a Canadian case study / Kari Grimstad -- Literature as peace research : re-vision in Henrich von Kleist and Christa Wolf / Jean Wilson -- Working on German memory : Peter Weiss and Uwe Johnson / Alexander Honold -- Anaesthetics : the Shoah in contemporary Jewish literature / Thomas Nolden.
ISBN 087081561X (alk. paper)
0870817191 (pbk.)
OCLC # 45064759
Table of Contents
Sect. ICultural Philosophy and Ideologies of Identity1
 1Ecological Ethos and Reactionary Politics: The Political Implications of Heidegger's Philosophy of Being / Walter H. Sokel3
 2The Great War and the Holocaust / Robert A. Pois11
 3Thinking the Nietzsche Legacy Today: A Historian's Perspective / Steven E. Aschheim20
 4Anti-Semitism and the Judiciary in the Federal Republic of Germany / Rainer Hering32
 5Germans and Jews Since 1945: The Politics of Absolution, Amends, and Ambivalence / William Safran41
 6The Decline and Fall of the German Mandarins: Intellectuals and Post-Reunification Germany / Thomas A. Hollweck52
Sect. IIPost-Holocaust Identity Debates63
 7Afro-Germans: The Invisible Visible Germans / Susann Samples65
 8Else Lasker-Schuler: The "Small Drama" of Subjectivity / Silvia Henke76
 9Some Thoughts on the Tenuous and Precarious Relationship Between Feminism and German Studies / Ruth-Ellen B. Joeres84
 10Germans and Jews After the Fall of the Wall: The Promises and Problems of Hybridity / Todd Herzog93
 11Challenging the Status Quo: Michael Wolffsohn's Views on German-Jewish-Israeli Relations / Andreas Michel103
Sect. IIIPoetry and Images After Auschwitz111
 12Paul Celan and the German of the Non-German / Adrian Del Caro113
 13Uncanny Holograms of the Past: Recent German Poetry and Writing After Paul Celan and Theodor Adorno / Erk Grimm122
 14Claiming the Victim: Tokenism, Mourning, and the Future of German Holocaust Poetry / Kathrin Bower131
 15Hans-Jurgen Syberberg and the State of the Ghost / Robert Shandley140
 16Restaging Riefenstahl: The Lure of Nazi Iconography / Janet Ward148
Sect. IVSites of Meta-German Multiplicity159
 17Nazi Germany and the Holocaust in Norwegian Literature / Ann Schmiesing161
 18One Language - Two Literatures Again? Swiss Literature Since the Wende / Martin R. Dean169
 19"Not Everything Written in the German Language is German Literature": Austrian Literature - A Special Case? / Karlheinz Auckenthaler176
 20The Role of Literature in German Studies Programs (1945-1995): A Canadian Case Study / Kari Grimstad186
 21Literature as Peace Research: Re-Vision in Henrich von Kleist and Christa Wolf / Jean Wilson195
 22Working on German Memory: Peter Weiss and Uwe Johnson / Alexander Honold206
 23Anaesthetics: The Shoah in Contemporary Jewish Literature / Thomas Nolden214
 List of Contributors239

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