Tag Archives: Austerlitz

Auschwitz

by cheri block Today, January 27, 2015, marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi Extermination Camp, Auschwitz. Film makers, novelists, and historians have spent millions of hours, perhaps six million hours, trying to educate a distracted modern … Continue reading

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Carl Jung: Your Self selves

by cheri block sabraw W.G. Sebald’s 2001 novel Austerlitz  concerns, among many things, what happens to a person when memory is suppressed. In Sebald’s novel, Jacques Austerlitz suppresses his childhood memories, the only ones he has of his mother, father, nanny, … Continue reading

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The Cracked Mirror of Memory

by cheri block I’ve been doing a fair amount of reading on the subject of memory and memorials. The thesis I am writing concerns the memories of two men, one Czech Jew and one German, both of whom entangle themselves … Continue reading

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