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Holocaust remembrance : the shapes of memory

Author: Geoffrey H Hartman
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, Mass. : Blackwell, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The recording and the inescapable task of judging great wrongs in the past presents historians with their most difficult assignment. For those who have either lived through such injustice or been in some way responsible for it the impositions of memory are painful and inescapable. Memory shapes the future, and the recollections of past suffering haunt and may overwhelm future generations.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey H Hartman
ISBN: 1557861250 9781557861252 1557863679 9781557863676
OCLC Number: 27069217
Description: xi, 306 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : Darkness visible / Geoffrey H. Hartman --
On testimony / Annette Wieviorka --
The library of Jewish catastrophe / Davis G. Roskies --
Voices from the killing ground / Sara Horowitz --
Jean Améry as witness / Alvin Rosenfeld --
Remembering survival / Lawrence L. Langer --
Christian witness and the Shoah / David Tracy --
Film as witness : Claude Lanzmann's Shoah / Shoshana Felman --
Charlotte Salomon's inward-turning testimony / Mary Felstiner --
"Varschreibt!" / R.B. Kitaj --
Conversation in the cemetery : Dan Pagis and the prosaics of memory / Sidra DeKoven Ezrahi --
Chinese history and Jewish memory / Vera Schwarz --
The awakening / Aharon Appelfeld --
Facing the glass booth / Haim Gouri --
Andean waltz / Leo Spitzer --
German-Jewish memory and national consciousness / Michael Geyer and Miriam Hansen --
Negating the dead / Nadine Fresco --
"The first blow" : projects for the camp at Fossoli / Giovanni Leoni --
Jewish memory in Poland / James E. Young --
Reclaiming Auschwitz / Debórah Dwork and Robert Jan van Pelt --
Trauma, memory, and transference / Saul Freidlander --
Liberation / Abraham Sutzkever.
Responsibility: edited by Geoffrey Hartman.

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"Hartman has assembled penetrating essays that constitute of ameningful act of remembrance." Publishers Weekly "An outstanding interdisciplinary anthology. Hartman's Holocaust Remembrance is Read more...

 
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