This paper aims to investigate the descriptions of traumatic life experiences of refugees from the DDR in literature and film. This essay examines the novel Lagerfeuer (2003) of Julia Franck and the film version Westen (2013) directed by Christian Schwochow. The two East Germans artists show the existential traumas of those people who had to leave their homes from different perspectives and in different artistic genres.

Di Bella, A. (2020). Eher Trauma als erfüllter Traum: Flüchtlinge aus der DDR in Julia Francks Roman „Lagerfeuer“ (2012) und in Christian Schwochows Film „Westen“ (2013). In C. Gansel (a cura di), Trauma-Erfahrungen und Störungen des >Selbst<. Mediale und literarische Konfigurationen lebensweltlicher Krisen (pp. 311-325). DE Gruyter.

Eher Trauma als erfüllter Traum: Flüchtlinge aus der DDR in Julia Francks Roman „Lagerfeuer“ (2012) und in Christian Schwochows Film „Westen“ (2013)

Di Bella, Arianna
2020-01-01

Abstract

This paper aims to investigate the descriptions of traumatic life experiences of refugees from the DDR in literature and film. This essay examines the novel Lagerfeuer (2003) of Julia Franck and the film version Westen (2013) directed by Christian Schwochow. The two East Germans artists show the existential traumas of those people who had to leave their homes from different perspectives and in different artistic genres.
Di Bella, A. (2020). Eher Trauma als erfüllter Traum: Flüchtlinge aus der DDR in Julia Francks Roman „Lagerfeuer“ (2012) und in Christian Schwochows Film „Westen“ (2013). In C. Gansel (a cura di), Trauma-Erfahrungen und Störungen des >Selbst<. Mediale und literarische Konfigurationen lebensweltlicher Krisen (pp. 311-325). DE Gruyter.
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