This is an intelligent and imaginative revisiting of the German-Jewish ‘symbiosis,’ not as fact but as problematic. Using history, literature, memoirs, architecture, and theories on memory and representation, the essays acknowledge the complex, fluid identities of the 'Germans' and the 'Jews' as well as the ever-changing relations between them. "--Marion Kaplan, Professor of Modern Jewish History, New York University
"Leslie Morris and Jack Zipes have brought together social historians and literary critics who productively reflect on the situation of Jews in the German states and Austria since 1945, and on the changing positions and psychological makeup of a fast growing minority of mostly Eastern European immigrants.' --Liliane Weissberg, Joseph B. Glossberg Term Professor in the Humanities and Professor of German and Comparative Literature, University of Pennsylvania
About the Author
Jack Zipes is Professor of German at the University of Minnesota. She is co-editor of Contemporary Jewish Writing in Germany and the author of numerous articles about German-Jewish Literature.