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Holocaust literature : a history and guide

Author: David G Roskies; Naomi Diamant
Publisher: Waltham, Mass. : Brandeis University Press, ©2012.
Series: Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry series (Unnumbered)
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"What is Holocaust literature? When does it begin and how is it changing? Is there an essential core of diaries, eyewitness accounts of the concentration camps, tales of individual survival in hiding? Is it the same everywhere: in the West as in the East, in Australia as in the Americas, in poetry as in prose? Is this literature sacred and sui generis, or can it be studied in the light of other literatures? What of  Read more...
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Roskies, David G., 1948-
Holocaust literature.
Waltham, Mass. : Brandeis University Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2012021083
(OCoLC)785870493
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David G Roskies; Naomi Diamant
ISBN: 1611683572 9781611683578 9781283915670 1283915677 9781611683585 1611683580 9781611683592 1611683599
OCLC Number: 824729234
Description: 1 online resource (377 pages).
Contents: What is Holocaust literature? --
Wartime writing in the free zone, 1938-45 --
Wartime writing in the Jew-zone, 1939-45 --
Communal memory, 1945-60 --
Provisional memory, 1960-85 --
Authorized memory, 1985-present --
Guide to the first hundred books.
Series Title: Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: David G. Roskies and Naomi Diamant.

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