The conflagration of community : fiction before and after Auschwitz (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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The conflagration of community : fiction before and after Auschwitz

Author: Joseph Hillis Miller
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"After Auschwitz to write even a single poem is barbaric." This title challenges Theodor Adorno's famous statement about aesthetic production after "The Holocaust", arguing for the possibility of  Read more...

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Named Person: Franz Kafka
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Hillis Miller
ISBN: 9780226527215 0226527212 9780226527222 0226527220
OCLC Number: 816530350
Description: xx, 309 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Theories of community ; Nancy contra Stevens ; Franz Kafka: premonitions of Auschwitz ; Foreshadowings of Auschwitz in Kafka's writings ; The breakdown of community and the disabling of speech acts in Kafka's The trial ; The castle: no Mitsein, no verifiable interpretation ; Holocaust novels ; Three novels about the Shoah ; Imre Kertész's Fatelessness: fiction as testimony ; Fiction after Auschwitz ; Morrison's Beloved.
Responsibility: J. Hillis Miller.
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