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The resonance of dust : essays on holocaust literature and Jewish fate

Author: Edward Alexander
Publisher: Columbus : Ohio State University Press, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Providing a literary criticism of Holocaust literature, the author recognizes the inherent inability to answer many questions concerning the Holocaust. he recognizes that despite basic shortcomings in such works ...

The literary world cannot neglect such writing, but must realize that amidst these shortcomings the only adequate response possible to a tragedy of such magnitude Evovles.

Study is divided thematically, as well as according to nationality of the writer. I.B. singer and Saul Bellow are treated individually. a very high degree of continuity is achieved through this treatment.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Alexander, Edward, 1936-
Resonance of dust.
Columbus : Ohio State University Press, ©1979
(OCoLC)646866345
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Alexander
ISBN: 0814203035 9780814203033
OCLC Number: 5101527
Notes: The Mazal Holocaust Collection
Description: xx, 256 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: ch. 1. The incredibility of the Holocaust --
ch. 2. Holocaust and rebirth: Moshe Flinker, Nelly Sachs, and Abba Kovner --
ch. 3. Between diaspora and Zion: Israeli Holocaust fiction --
ch. 4. The Holocaust in American Jewish fiction: a slow awakening --
ch. 5. The destruction and resurrection of the Jews in the fiction of Isaac Bashevis Singer --
ch. 6. Saul Bellow: a Jewish farewell to the Enlightenment --
ch. 7. The Holocaust and the God of Israel --
ch. 8. A dialogue of the mind with itself: Chaim Grade's quarrel with Hersh Rasseyner.
Responsibility: Edward Alexander.

Abstract:

Providing a literary criticism of Holocaust literature, the author recognizes the inherent inability to answer many questions concerning the Holocaust. he recognizes that despite basic shortcomings in such works ...

The literary world cannot neglect such writing, but must realize that amidst these shortcomings the only adequate response possible to a tragedy of such magnitude Evovles.

Study is divided thematically, as well as according to nationality of the writer. I.B. singer and Saul Bellow are treated individually. a very high degree of continuity is achieved through this treatment.

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