3 edition of Mapping morality in postwar German womens fiction found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 64 p. :|
|Number of Pages||42|
|2||Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture|
|The individual, memory, and history Feminism, the self, and community Ingeborg Drewitz: families, historical conflict, and moral mapping Christa Wolf: rehearsing individual and collective responsibility Grete Weil: the costs of abstract principles.|
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It was quite civilized in the West, where the Americans and the British approached, fought, and eventually occupied. Schlink says it was good that from the late 50s people began to question the past. Speaker: Michelle Mattson Wittenberg University Provost Title: "The Roads Home"• The victors were entitled, plain and simple, and no orders, or threats, or pleas could stop the daily assault of Red Army on the female civilians.
Witness Bosnia and Kosovo, Darfur, Iraq, and the list goes on to include every battle in which man has raised a weapon, himself becoming a weapon of destruction.
She passes people sweeping up debris, chatting, burying the dead; past hasty graves of German civilians and Russian soldiers; she finds herself in the region of the publishing house where she used to work and loots it for coal, which she totes home in a box tied to the luggage rack of the bike. zone of Germany had slid to 1550 calories per day, and it later fell even lower to 1275 calories by the spring of 1946. Who can measure the wounds that never heal and their lifelong consequences to invidividuals and to societies?
Its stranger-than-fiction account of a woman who spends seven years hiding in her grandmother's attic to escape her master's insatiable lust seemed too fantastic to be believed. She provides an unflinching snapshot of everything from air raids, rationing and rape, to desertion, basement-comradeship and the state of the tram service.
The quick demobilization of the army in Germany and the division of command between the United States Forces European Theater USFETunder Gen. Indeed, in most communities, widows made up a disproportionate share of the Jewish indigent. The German women knew it was coming. They had conscripted as many people as they possibly could into the army, which had left a gaping hole in their workforce. Or, you know, shove it.
Mapping morality in postwar German womens fiction I began it I warned others that it is about rape in wartime. Whether it can match the extraordinary success of his best-selling novel has yet to be seen. " Perhaps the fact that love is the primary linking strand between the stories in the new collection is an indication of this change, but Schlink says, "I had been thinking about these themes for a very long time, many years before I started on The Reader.
If he had read the book, he would maybe understand what she had gone through. They also want to know why so many Jewish interests are behind open-border policies for their countries.
This is my happiest time, between five and seven in the morning, while the widow and Herr Pauli are still asleep—if happy is the right word.
But I won't detail these heartrending moments.
These three are, of course, by no means the only German writers to have dealt with such questions in the wake of the Third Reich.