Contentious memories : looking back at the GDR

  • 1998
New York: Peter Lang
  • Vol. 24 in the series German life and civilization.

Available Contents

  1. [Cover]
  2. [Title Page]
  3. [Contents]
  4. [Preface]
  5. My friend, Gert Neumann
  6. Blackout
  7. Gert Neuman: Bio-bibliography
  8. Whose story is this? Rewriting the literary history of the GDR
  9. Response
  10. Critical orthodoxies, old and new, or the fantasy of a pure voice: Christa Wolf
  11. Response
  12. Literature as contested ground: a retrospective of GDR studies in the United States
  13. I. The earliest studies of the GDR, or, The establishment of the Anti-Establishment
  14. II. The narrowing effects of specialization: case study, GDR poetry
  15. III. Changing viewpoints: American feminist studies of GDR women's literature
  16. Conclusion
  17. Looking back at Heiner Müller
  18. Response
  19. From UFA to DEFA: past as present in early GDR films
  20. Vergangenheitsbewältigung the gentle way? A response to David Bathrick
  21. Reconstructing the GDR canon of the 1960s and 1970s
  22. Response
  23. Outing to Jurassic Park: "Germany" in Post-Wall literature: An essay against tiredness
  25. [Cover]