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Ethics, art, and representations of the Holocaust : essays in honor of Berel Lang

Author: Berel Lang; Simone Gigliotti; Steven J Zipperstein
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Bibliographie
Named Person: Berel Lang; Künste
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Berel Lang; Simone Gigliotti; Steven J Zipperstein
ISBN: 9780739181935 0739181939 9780739181959 0739181955
OCLC Number: 856054349
Description: xxi, 305 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword: As It Was (or at least, As It Might Have Been) / Berel Lang --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
[Part I]: Art in Theory and Practice --
1. Schlink's Der Vorleser: Literature, Cruelty, and Narrative (Un)reliability / Caroline Steinberg Gould --
2. Body Double: Portraits, Memory and the Face of Evil / Shelley Hornstein --
3. "Ethik und Aesthetik sind Eins": Poetic Philosophy on Auschwitz / Sarah Liu --
4. Responding to the Holocaust: Fackenheim, Levinas, Cavell / Michael Morgan --
5. Philosophical Fancies: Four Fantastic Fables / Howard Needler --
[Part II]: The Particular and the Universal: A Narrow Bridge --
6. "On a 'Nietzschean' Dispute between Ahad Ha'am and Berdichevski / Jacob Golomb --
7. Each of Us a Nation: Rethinking Nationalisms / Colbert Nepaulsingh --
8. Anti-apartheid testimony: Unmaking the Histories of South African Jewish communists / Susan D. Pennybacker --
9. Speaking a Word for Nature: Thoreau's Philosophical Saunter / Gary Shapiro --
10. Nietzsche, Half a Nazi? A Response to Crane Brinton / Weaver Santaniello --
11. Utopia Revisited, and Discarded: Post-Metaphoric Reflections on Israel / Steven J. Zipperstein --
[Part III]: The Holocaust in History and Representation --
12. Memory, Conscience, and the Moral Weight of Holocaust Representation / Victoria Aarons --
13. Vacating the Homogeneity of the Socio-Political: Sylvia Plath and the Disruption of 'Confessional Poetry' / Michael Mack --
14. Daily Life of Polish Women, Dedicated Rescuers of Jews during and after the Second World War / Joanna Beata Michlic --
15. Through the Lens of a Contemporary Historian: The History of the Jewish Police in Kovno Ghetto Written in the Ghetto (1943) / Dalia Ofer --
16. The Philosopher's Holocaust / Elhanan Yakira --
17. The Representation of Death in Exhibitions: the Case of the State Museum at Majdanek / Anna Ziebinska-Witek --
Bibliography of Berel Lang's Writings --
Index --
Contributors.
Responsibility: edited by Simone Gigliotti, Jacob Golomb, and Caroline Steinberg Gould.

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This remarkable collection of fourteen essays, generated by 'the Nazi genocide of the Jews,' exceeds expectations at nearly every turn for both its deeply personal voice and its analytic acumen. Read more...

 
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