Corpus ID: 151450157

Memory on the move: transnational travel in post-1989 German literature

@inproceedings{Hansen2016MemoryOT,
  title={Memory on the move: transnational travel in post-1989 German literature},
  author={Lauren Hansen},
  year={2016}
}
Contemporary German literature after 1989 has become increasingly transnational and transcultural, given its numerous portrayals of travel, particularly in exploring traumatic family pasts. The transitional years of 1989/90, known as the Wende, have arguably resulted in greater mobility and Germans’ turn to the future as a unified country. However, authors of the second generation, or those born at the end of or just after WWII, are going back in historical time, as they revisit the war and… Expand