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2011 | 1(338) | 232-245
Article title

EDITH STEIN IN THE MEMORY OF GERMANS, JEWS AND POLES (Edyta Stein w pamieci Niemców, Zydów i Polaków)

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PL
Abstracts
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The article is an inquiry on how the figure of Edith Stein functions in the collective memory of Poles, Germans and Jews within the several decades since her death. The topic is tackled from the perspective of culture studies and philosophy. An analysis of official manifestations of memory, especially in Germany and in the Catholic Church, is an introduction to an in-depth analysis of the modes of presence of this figure in culture (literature, film) as well as the role of regional and religious communities, societies and different milieus in Poland and Germany in creating the memory of Edith Stein. The text shows how the same values for which Edith Stein is remembered in one community of memory might and indeed do result in oblivion in other communities, while in still different ones serve to build national or regional identity.
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232-245
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ARTICLE
Contributors
  • Amelia Korzeniewska, Instytut Zachodni, Instytut Naukowo-Badawczy, 61-854 Poznan, ul. Mostowa 27, Poland
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CEJSH db identifier
11PLAAAA094038
YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.0172b57d-1ab6-3d39-9941-308eed4ed1df
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