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Comparative Central European Holocaust studies

Author: Louise O Vasvári; Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek
Publisher: West Lafayette, Ind. : Purdue University Press, ©2009.
Series: Comparative cultural studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
The Holocaust has too long been seen from a Western - often US-American - perspective. Here are international scholars with experience in Central and East European history and literature who look at the Holocaust in the context of the local conditions which shaped its memory and constructed the story. The work presented in the volume in fields of the humanities and social sciences is based on 1) the notion of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Imre Kertész; Imre Kertész; Imre Kertész
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Louise O Vasvári; Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek
ISBN: 9781557535269 1557535264
OCLC Number: 276995029
Description: xx, 211 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Representations of Budapest 1944-1945 in Holocaust literature / Ruth G. Biró --
The Holocaust as a paradigm for ethical thinking and representation / Tamás Kisantal --
About antisemitism in post-1989 Hungary / Magdalena Marsovszky --
About the narratives of a blood libel case in post-Shoah Hungary / Andrea Petö --
Mapping the lines of fact and fiction in Holocaust testimonial novels / Anna Richardson --
Rescue narratives by Central European Holocaust survivors from Carpatho-Russia / Ilana Rosen --
The Third Reich and the Holocaust in East German official memory / Anne Rothe --
On the Serbian translation of Kertész's Sorstalanság (Fatelessness) into Serbian / Marko Čudić --
Kertész and the problem of guilt in unfinished mourning / Esther Faye --
Polyphony in Kertész's Kaddish for an unborn child (Kaddish a meg nem született gyermekért / Sándor Radnóti --
Arendt and Kertész on the banality of evil / Mihály Szilágyi-Gál --
Towards a new reading of Ida Fink's The journey / Iris Milner --
Emigrée Central European women's Holocaust life writing / Louise O. Vasvári --
Introduction to and bibliography of Central European women's Holocaust life writing in English / Louise O. Vasvári.
Series Title: Comparative cultural studies.
Responsibility: edited by Louise O. Vasvári and Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek.
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Contains papers by scholars working in Holocaust Studies in Australia, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Serbia, the United Kingdom, and the US.  Read more...


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