Literary Responses to the Holocaust, 1945-1995

Literary Responses to the Holocaust, 1945-1995

by Yehoshua Gitay
     
 

ISBN-10: 1573090301

ISBN-13: 9781573090308

Pub. Date: 09/01/1997

Publisher: International Scholars Publications

Seventeen contemporary academics and critics look at the Holocaust and its literary aftermath. Includes studies of Paul Calan, Doris Lessing, Peter Weiss, Primo Levi, Giorgio Bassani, Anne Frank, Jacob Lind, Jurek Becker, and others. This study involves German youth literature (Jugendliteratur) before and after World War II.  See more details below

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Seventeen contemporary academics and critics look at the Holocaust and its literary aftermath. Includes studies of Paul Calan, Doris Lessing, Peter Weiss, Primo Levi, Giorgio Bassani, Anne Frank, Jacob Lind, Jurek Becker, and others. This study involves German youth literature (Jugendliteratur) before and after World War II.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573090308
Publisher:
International Scholars Publications
Publication date:
09/01/1997
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Preface
1The Poetics of the National Disaster: The Rhetorical Presentation of Lamentations1
2Writing After/About Auschwitz: Paul Celan13
3Primo Levi: The Craft of Narration25
4Uri Zevi Greenberg: A Poem from the Forest: A Laughing Animal... The Poetics of Hebrew Poetry of the Holocaust41
5Recalling the Holocaust: Lanzmann's Shoah and Speilberg's Schindler's List55
6Visual Imageries and the Holocaust69
7R. B. Kitaj's "Good Bad" Diasporism and the Body in American Jewish Post-Modern Art83
8Different Worlds: The Gulag and Auschwitz as Revealed in Literary Sources119
9Rhetoric and Genocide: A Renaissance Response to the Persecution of French Protestants145
Bibliography159

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