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Literature of the Holocaust

Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: Philadelphia : Chelsea House, ©2004.
Series: Bloom's period studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
From the greatest tragedy of the 20th century rose a generation of writers determined to tell their stories and carry on the legacy of those who perished. This title provides a critical perspective on the works that captured the somber period in Western history.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Bloom
ISBN: 0791076776 9780791076774 0791079856 9780791079850
OCLC Number: 52799665
Description: vii, 325 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Harold Bloom --
The Holocaust in the Stories of Elie Wiesel / Thomas A. Idinopulos --
The Problematics of Holocaust Literature / Alvin H. Rosenfeld --
Tragedy and the Holocaust / Robert Skloot --
Holocaust Documentary Fiction: Novelist as Eyewitness / James E. Young --
Holocaust and Autobiography: Wiesel, Friedlander, Pisar / Joseph Sungolowsky --
The Holocaust / Deborah E. Lipstadt --
Primo Levi and the Language of Witness / Michael Tager --
The Utopian Space of a Nightmare: The Diary of Anne Frank / Barbara Chiarello --
The Literature of Auschwitz / Lawrence L. Langer --
Comedic Distance in Holocaust Literature / Mark Cory --
Public Memory and its Discontents / Geoffrey H. Hartman --
Two Holocaust Voices: Cynthia Ozick and Art Spiegelman / Lawrence L. Langer --
The Holocaust and Literary Studies / Jeffrey M. Peck --
Rafael Seligmann's Rubinsteins Versteigerung: The German-Jewish Family Novel before and after the Holocaust / Ritchie Robertson --
Memorizing Memory / Amy Hungerford --
Chronology --
Contributors --
Bibliography --
Acknowledgments --
Series Title: Bloom's period studies.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.
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Examines the literature that marks the greatest tragedy of the twentieth century and offers critical analysis by such contributors as Thomas A. Idinopulos, Alvin H. Rosenfeld, and Amy Hungerford.  Read more...


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"Harold Bloom is the world's leading literary critic" -The Times"

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