Die Wende 1989 in Joachim Wittstocks Erzählung "In der Nachbarschaft. Von der Schwäche der Macht"

  • The present article deals with Joachim Wittstock’s story In der Nachbarschaft. Von der Schwäche der Macht. Wittstock’s narration presents in the form of a diary the upheaval of 1989 in Sibiu, Romania. We try to analize the story in a wider context, as we consider that the changes of 1989 in Eastern Europe cannot be judged only within the context of their own country, they have to be judged against the European context. Overcoming dictatorship in 1989/91 in East-Central Europe can be regarded as a culturally formative era border; through the restoration of freedom there was a change within all societies of the former Soviet bloc. How the Romanian Revolution is depicted in Wittstock’s text will be discussed in the following article. The importance of the text for the consolidation of the collective and cultural memory is also an issue stressed in the present analysis.

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Author:Delia CotârleaGND
Parent Title (German):Germanistische Beiträge
Publisher:Lehrstuhl für Germanistik an der Lucian-Blaga-Universität Sibiu/Hermannstadt
Place of publication:Sibiu / Hermannstadt
Document Type:Article
Year of Completion:2010
Year of first Publication:2010
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2022/01/12
Tag:Joachim Wittstock; Romanian Revolution 1989; Securitate; cultural and collective memory
GND Keyword:Wittstock, Joachim: In der Nachbarschaft. Von der Schwäche der Macht; Securitate; Revolution in Rumänien <1989>; Kollektives Gedächtnis
Page Number:16
First Page:45
Last Page:60
Dewey Decimal Classification:8 Literatur / 83 Deutsche und verwandte Literaturen / 830 Literaturen germanischer Sprachen; Deutsche Literatur
Sammlungen:Germanistik / GiNDok
Zeitschriften / Jahresberichte:Germanistische Beiträge / Germanistische Beiträge 26.2010
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht