Memory Work

The Second Generation

  • Nina¬†Fischer

Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Memory Studies book series (PMMS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Nina Fischer
    Pages 29-68
  3. Nina Fischer
    Pages 69-98
  4. Nina Fischer
    Pages 99-156
  5. Nina Fischer
    Pages 157-194
  6. Nina Fischer
    Pages 195-211
  7. Nina Fischer
    Pages 212-232
  8. Nina Fischer
    Pages 233-237
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 238-262

About this book


Memory Work studies how Jewish children of Holocaust survivors from the English-speaking diaspora explore the past in literary texts. By identifying areas where memory manifests - Objects, Names, Bodies, Food, Passover, 9/11 it shows how the Second Generation engage with the pre-Holocaust family and their parents' survival.


Memory Work Second Generation Holocaust Literature Life Writing Memory Studies Jewish Studies Diaspora family literature post-Holocaust migration children Generation history Holocaust Holocaust survivors Judaism memory migration

Authors and affiliations

  • Nina¬†Fischer
    • 1
  1. 1.University of EdinburghUK

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