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Dr. Andreas Kraft
studied German, English and American Literature and finished his PhD in
German Literature at the University of Konstanz (2006) The PhD was about the German-Jewish author
Nelly Sachs. He worked in different research projects such as "Boundaries
of Understanding: Generational Identities in Germany after WWII" at the
SFB 458 "Norm and Symbol" of the DFG and the Max-Planck Research
Group "Geschichte + Gedächtnis" at the University of Konstanz.
2010 to 2014 he was a Fellow of the Martin Buber Society at Hebrew University,
published by A. Kraft are: 'Nur eine Stimme, ein Seufzer': Das Selbstbild der
Dichterin Nelly Sachs und der Holocaust. (Lang Verlag 2010) with N. Borissova
and S. Frank: "Zwischen Apokalypse und Alltag. Kriegsnarrative des 20. und
21. Jahrhunderts" (Transcript-Verlag 2009), and with M. Weißhaupt:
"Generationen: Erfahrung – Erzählung – Identität." (Universitätsverlag Konstanz 2009).
His research interests are: Rage and revenge in
culture and society, generations in German literature after the II World War,
trauma, testimony and the Holocaust, literature and cultural memory.