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The Holocaust and the text speaking the unspeakable

Author: Andrew Leak
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire London Macmillan Press New York, NY St. Martin's Press 2000
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A major new collection of essays examining the problems of representing the Holocaust in fiction. The essays assembled here deal with the relations between the discourses of fiction (or imaginative  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Leak
ISBN: 033373887X 9780333738870 0333738861 9780333738863 031222866X 9780312228668
OCLC Number: 722844135
Description: IX, 196 S. 22 cm
Contents: Notes on Contributors Introduction Holocaust-genres and the Turn to History; B.Lang Holocaust Writing in Context: Italy 1945 - 1947; R.Gordon Representations of the Holocaust in Women's Testimony; A.Hardman Between Repulsion and Attraction: George Steiner's Post-Holocaust Fiction; B.Cheyette The Holocaust as Seen Through the Eyes of Children ;A.Reiter From Behind the Bars of Quotation Marks: Emmanuel Levina's (Non)-Representation of the Holocaust; R.Eaglestone Idioms for the Unrepresentable: Post-war Fiction and the Shoah; A.Parry The Demidenko Affair and Contemporary Holocaust Fiction; S.Vice Is Aharon Appelfeld an Holocaust Writer?; L.I.Yudkin The Mirror of Memory: Patrick Modiano's La Place de L'Etoile and Dora Bruder ; S.Khalifa 'Il n'y a qu'une Espece Humaine': Between Duras and Antelme; M.Crowley
Responsibility: in assoc. with the Institute for Romance Studies ... Ed. by Andrew Leak and George Paizis
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'The achievement of this book is its ability to stimulate reflection about the intellectual, philosophical, and literary challenges posed...' - William J. Astore, War, Literature, and the Arts

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