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The holocaust of texts : genocide, literature, and personification

Author: Amy Hungerford
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Why do we so often speak of books as living, flourishing, or dying? In this study, Amy Hungerford argues that personification has become pivotal to our understanding of both literature and of  Read more...


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Named Person: Sylvia Plath; Saul Bellow; Philip Roth; Sylvia Plath; Saul Bellow; Philip Roth
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Hungerford
ISBN: 0226360768 9780226360768
OCLC Number: 469337620
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 191-198.
Description: 206 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Plath and her critics, "writing" and life --
Nuclear holocaust and the literary victim --
Surviving Rego Park --
Memorizing memory --
Bellow, Roth, and the secret of identity.
Responsibility: Amy Hungerford.
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"The Holocaust of Texts reconfigures post-World War II literature, trends in trauma studies, and the strange apostrophes in deconstructive theory. Hungerford's readings are lucid and powerful, and Read more...

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