This monograph identifies the key preoccupations of forty-five primary texts by Jewish women published between 1945 and 2007. These texts have the potential to contribute to both a collective memory for and a history of twentieth- and twenty-first-century French-speaking Jews.
Table of Contents
Introduction 1. World War II: The Shoah and its Psycho-Memorial Legacies 2. Second Generation: The Transmission of Trauma 3. Nation/Deracination: Gendered Experiences of Diaspora and the French Republic 4. New Sites of Conflict: The Personal and the Political 5. Conclusion