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The After Generations: Legacies and Life Stories of Children and Grandchildren of Holocaust Survivors

Abstract The Holocaust and the effects it has had upon witnesses has been a topic of study for nearly six decades; however, few angles of research have been conducted relating to the long-term effects of the Holocaust upon the children and grandchildren of Holocaust survivors--the After Generations. The After Generations are considered the proof--the living legacies--that their parents and grandparents survived. Growing up with intimate knowledge of the atrocities that occurred during the Holocaust, members of the After Generations not only carry with them their family's story, but also their own vicarious experience(s) of trauma. From this legacy comes a burden of responsibility to those who perished, their survivor parents/grandparents, the st... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Rath, Sandra (Author) / De La Garza, Sarah Amira (Advisor) / Underiner, Tamara (Committee member) / Corey, Frederick C. (Committee member) / Eisenberg, Judith (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Communication / Holocaust studies / Performing arts / After Generations / Holocaust / Identity / Performance / Transgenerational Trauma
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 283 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Communication 2012
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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