“Luxemburg und der Zweite Weltkrieg” or “Luxembourg and the Second World War, Literary and intellectual life between the seizure of power and the purge” is a Luxembourg exhibition with a catalogue written for the occasion. Il reprend les informations de cette dernière.
Literature during the Second World War is not a theme that is widely explored in the history of Luxembourg. Who was writing? What was there to read? And how did writers deal with the new rulers? The exhibition and the catalogue provide answers to these questions.
The transformation of the cultural world after the German invasion on 10 May 1940, or the reactions of writers and intellectuals to the hold of the occupying power are discussed. Other topics include the literature of the concentration camps, forced conscription and the displacement of the population.
The exhibits from literature, art, history and everyday culture provide an insight into a complex theme of permanent social importance.
Through the journey of four student filmmakers and their professor who follow in the footsteps of their forefathers in the Land of Memory.I discover