WORTSCHATZ ZUM TEXT: Die Literatur im Westen zwischen 1945-1997

  1. destruction
  2. returnees literature, i.e. literature that had to do with the soldiers returning from the War
  3. affluent society
  4. unmastered, i.e. they had not come to grips with their pasts
  5. rebuilding years (directly after the War)
  6. public
  7. sobering up, i.e. disillsionment