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Holocaust as fiction : Bernhard Schlink's "Nazi" novels and their films

Author: William Collins Donahue
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Holocaust as Fiction seeks to explain and critically evaluate the extraordinary success of Schlink's internationally acclaimed novel, The Reader, the widely read "Selb" detective trilogy, and two popular films based closely on his work. With the help of wide-ranging reception data, the work of Holocaust scholars, as well as cultural and legal reflections on the concept of guilt, Donahue elucidates not only these  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Film adaptations
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Donahue, William Collins.
Holocaust as fiction.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
(DLC) 2010018527
(OCoLC)607977735
Named Person: Bernhard Schlink; Bernhard Schlink; Bernhard Schlink
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Collins Donahue
ISBN: 9780230115460 0230115462 9780230108073 0230108075
OCLC Number: 696332433
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 251 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: "Mighty aphrodite" or, How to have it both ways --
Resister after the fact : Schlink's Selb trilogy and the popular culture alibi --
Soothing fictions : ambiguity as defense --
"What would you have done?" : guilt as virtue --
Fathers & sons: two kinds of second generation victim --
Victims all : The reader as an American novel --
Going global : the Hollywood reader.
Responsibility: William Collins Donahue.
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