Unica Zürn’s pathographies
in The traumatic surreal
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This chapter examines the writings Unica Zürn produced in the immediate post-war years, reading them as responses to personal and national traumatic events. It analyses her anagrams and early short stories as pathographical responses to the condition of post-war Germany and then reads her narrative Das Haus der Krankheiten (1958) as an extended allegory of post-war trauma.

The traumatic surreal

Germanophone women artists and Surrealism after the Second World War

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