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Bearing Proxy-Witness

Bearing Proxy-Witness "Bearing Proxy-Witness" explores the relationship between ghostwriting and proxy-witnessing an historical trauma. Focusing on a collection of letters written by a member of Patton's Third Army who liberated Nazi concentration camps, this essay examines the effects of writing another's experience-across national and generational geographies-in the construction of identity. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Biography University of Hawai'I Press

Bearing Proxy-Witness

Biography , Volume 25 (1) – Jan 1, 2002

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Publisher
University of Hawai'I Press
Copyright
Copyright © 2002 Biographical Research Center.
ISSN
0162-4962
eISSN
1529-1456

Abstract

"Bearing Proxy-Witness" explores the relationship between ghostwriting and proxy-witnessing an historical trauma. Focusing on a collection of letters written by a member of Patton's Third Army who liberated Nazi concentration camps, this essay examines the effects of writing another's experience-across national and generational geographies-in the construction of identity.

Journal

BiographyUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Jan 1, 2002

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