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Cosmopolitan parables : trauma and responsibility in contemporary Germany / David D. Kim.

Author/Creator:
Kim, David D., author.
Publication:
Evanston, Illinois : Northwestern University Press, 2017.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 240 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
German literature -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Cosmopolitanism in literature.
Postcolonialism in literature.
German literature.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents:
Introduction. Toward a new consciousness of the world
Divided cosmopolitanisms
The traumas of unification
In the whirlwind of melancholy
Columbian zombies, or the ghosts of modernity : Hans Christoph Buch's The speech of dead Columbus on the last day of judgment
Confessions of a plagiarist : Michael Kruger's Himmelfarb
Militant melancholy : W.G. Sebald's The rings of Saturn
Conclusion. Against the globalization of memory.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780810135253
0810135256
9780810135260
0810135264
9780810135277
0810135272
OCLC:
954038582
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