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Title After representation? : the Holocaust, literature, and culture / edited by R. Clifton Spargo, Robert M. Ehrenreich
Published New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2010

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 242 pages)
Contents Introduction: On the Cultural Continuities of Literary Representation -- Is the Holocaust Still to Be Written? -- A Question for Aesthetics? -- How Does Culture Influence Memory?
Summary After Representation? explores one of the major issues in Holocaust studiesùtheintersection of memory and ethics in artistic expression, particularly within literature. Contributors examine the shifting cultural contexts for Holocaust representation and reveal how writersùwhether they write as witnesses to the Holocaust or at an imaginative distance from the Nazi genocideùarticulate the shadowy borderline between fact and fiction, between event and expression, and between the condition of life endured in atrocity and the hope of ameaningful existence
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), in literature.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Influence.
TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Literary.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- General.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- Jewish.
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) in literature
Form Electronic book
Author Spargo, R. Clifton
Ehrenreich, Robert M
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
LC no. 2008048079
ISBN 9780813548159
0813548152
1280493518
9781280493515
9786613588746
6613588741