Coming to Terms with the Past: The Narrative Methods That Convey the Workings of Memory in ‘Austerlitz’ and ‘Extinction’

Since 1945, German literature has met the challenge of evoking mental processing of past events by exploring by what means we access the past. As literature depends far more on individual production and reception than film and television, which are more communal, it has been relied upon as a corrective to official memory.[1] The literature … Read moreComing to Terms with the Past: The Narrative Methods That Convey the Workings of Memory in ‘Austerlitz’ and ‘Extinction’