Kulturowe topografie Zagłady a tożsamość. O semantyce pustki w najnowszej literaturze polskiej i niemieckiej
CULTURAL TOPOGRAPHY OF THE SHOA AND THE IDENTITY. SEMANTICS OF EMPTINESS IN THE CONTEMPORARY POLISH AND GERMAN NOVELS
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The aim of this paper is to name the relationship between memory, room and identity with the help of the term „cultural topography”. All of the named categories will be discussed constructivistically, which is in accordance with the latest research on room, memory and identity. The cultural targeted analysis are underlayed by several specific Polish and German novels, which concern oneself which the Shoa from various perspectives. To the regarded texts count those texts by authors of the third generation of Shoa-survivors, the so called later-born, and intellectual witnesses who have no biographical relation to the Holocaust but nevertheless feel ethically in bond of this topic. All for the analysis relevant texts grow out of certain semantics of emptiness, whose literal reconstruction is the main goal of this article.
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