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Writing the Holocaust : identity, testimony, representation

Author: Zoë Waxman
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: Oxford historical monographs.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Zo--euml--; Waxman examines the full history of Holocaust testimony, from the very first chroniclers confined to Nazi-enforced ghettos, to today's survivors writing as part of collective memory. Showing how dramatically the conditions and motivations for bearing witness have changed, she reveals the multiplicity of Holocaust experience and how different contexts have given rise to very different modes of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Personal narratives
Personliga berättelser
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Waxman, Zoë.
Writing the Holocaust.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2006030625
(OCoLC)71163807
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Zoë Waxman
ISBN: 9781429460002 1429460008 9780191514074 0191514071 9780199541546 019954154X
OCLC Number: 86020555
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 227 pages).
Contents: Writing as resistance? : bearing witness in the Warsaw Ghetto --
Writing to survive : the testimony of the concentration camps --
Writing to remember : the role of the survivor --
Writing ignored : reading women's Holocaust testimonies --
Writing the ineffable : the representation of testimony.
Series Title: Oxford historical monographs.
Responsibility: Zoë Vania Waxman.

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