Postcatastrophic entanglement? Contemporary Czech writers remember the holocaust and post-war ethnic cleansing

  title={Postcatastrophic entanglement? Contemporary Czech writers remember the holocaust and post-war ethnic cleansing},
  author={Anja Tippner},
  journal={Memory Studies},
  pages={80 - 94}
The last two decades have seen a rising interest in the Holocaust and the expulsion of ethnic Germans after World War II in Czech literature. Novels by Hana Androníková, Radka Denemarková, Magdalena Platzová, Kateřina Tučková, and Jáchym Topol share a quest for a new poetics of remembrance. Informed by contemporary discussions about Czech memory politics, these novels are characterised by spectral visions of Germans and Jews alike, a dichotomy of trauma and nostalgia, and an understanding of… 



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