Dieter De Bruyn teaches Polish and Czech literature and culture in the Department of Slavic and East European Studies at Ghent University (Belgium), where he also obtained both his MA and PhD in East European languages and cultures. His publications on literary reflexivity and narrative unreliability in the works of Irzykowski, Schulz and Gombrowicz have appeared in edited volumes and journals including Symposium, Russian Literatureand Slavica Gandensia. His current research focuses on artistic and (popular) cultural representations (in film, music, comics, literature, memoirs, popular culture, on the Internet, etc.) of the 1944 Warsaw Rising.
The Internet seems to have become the area where instances of individual and collective remembrance, of private and public commemoration, and of memory and postmemory intersect in a new and … Read More