The subject of Holocaust fiction /

Fictional representations of horrific events run the risk of undercutting efforts to verify historical knowledge and may heighten our ability to respond intellectually and ethically to human experiences of devastation. In this captivating study of the epistemological, psychological, and ethical issu...

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Main Author: Budick, E. Miller (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Bloomington and Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, [2015]
Series:Jewish literature and culture.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Voyeurism, complicated mourning, and the fetish: Cynthia Ozick's The Shawl
  • Forced confessions: subject position, framing, and the "Art" of Spiegelman's Maus
  • Aryeh Lev Stollman's The Far Euphrates: re-picturing the pre-memory moment
  • Bruno Schulz, The Messiah, and ghost/writing the past
  • A Jewish history of blocked mourning and love
  • See under: mourning
  • Blacks, Jews, and southerners in William Styron's Sophie's Choice
  • (re)reading the Holocaust from a German point of view: Bernhard Schlink's The Reader
  • Mourning and melancholia in W.G. Sebald's Austerlitz
  • Holocaust, apartheid, and the slaughter of animals: J.M. Coetzee's Elizabeth Costello and Cora Diamond's "difficulty of reality."