Testing the limits of trauma: the long-term psychological effects of the Holocaust on individuals and collectives

@inproceedings{Kansteiner2004TestingTL,
  title={Testing the limits of trauma: the long-term psychological effects of the Holocaust on individuals and collectives},
  author={Wulf Kansteiner},
  year={2004}
}
In light of the great interest in interdisciplinary trauma research, this article explores the philosophical-literary concept of cultural trauma from the perspective of psychiatric and psychoanalytical studies of the long-term consequences of the Holocaust. The extensive literature on the psychological after-effects of the Final Solution offers an exceptional opportunity to study the aftermath of extreme violence from different subject positions, including the perspectives of survivors… CONTINUE READING