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Admitting the Holocaust : collected essays

Author: Lawrence L Langer
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
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Examines the ways in which the Holocaust is portrayed in the arts and history, maintaining that the language used to describe the Holocaust affects society's ability to confront the atrocity.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence L Langer
ISBN: 0195093577 9780195093575 0195106482 9780195106480
OCLC Number: 30076126
Notes: The Mazal Holocaust Collection
Description: 202 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Memory's time: chronology and duration in Holocaust testimonies --
Beyond Theodicy: Jewish victims and the Holocaust --
A tainted legacy: remembering the Warsaw ghetto --
Ghetto chronicles: life at the brink --
Cultural resistance to genocide --
Understanding atrocity: killers and victims in the Holocaust --
Fictional facts and factual fictions: history in Holocaust literature --
The literature of Auschwitz --
Kafka as Holocaust prophet: a dissenting view --
Aharon Appelfeld and the language of sinister silence --
Myth and truth in Cynthia Ozick's "The shawl" and "Rosa" --
Malamud's Jews and the Holocaust experience --
The Americanization of the Holocaust on stage and screen --
What more can be said about the Holocaust?
Responsibility: Lawrence L. Langer.
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A collection of Langer's essays which represent his efforts to see the Holocaust as it really was. The essays examine the ways in which accounts of the Holocaust - in history, literature, film and  Read more...

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