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Against the unspeakable : complicity, the Holocaust, and slavery in America

Author: Naomi Mandel
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2006.
Series: Cultural frames, framing culture.
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In the wake of World War II, the Nazi genocide of European Jews has come to stand for "the unspeakable," posing crucial challenges to the representation of suffering. This book argues against the  Read more...

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Mandel, Naomi, 1969-
Against the unspeakable.
Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2006
(OCoLC)608381512
Named Person: William Styron; Toni Morrison; Styron; Morrison; William Styron; Toni Morrison
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Naomi Mandel
ISBN: 0813925800 9780813925806 0813925819 9780813925813
OCLC Number: 71004060
Description: xi, 278 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : against the unspeakable --
Thinking "after Auschwitz" --
Speaking Schindler's list --
The story of my death : Night, Maus, Shoah, and the image of the speaking corpse --
Nat Turner's key --
The one word that mattered : Beloved, complicity, and the corporeal --
Conclusion : on being complicit.
Series Title: Cultural frames, framing culture.
Responsibility: Naomi Mandel.
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