By Words Alone: The Holocaust in Literature

By Words Alone: The Holocaust in Literature

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ISBN-13: 9780226233369
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 03/28/1982
Pages: 262
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Alfred Kazin
Acknowledgments
1. Introduction
2. Documentation as Art
3. "Concentrationary Realism" and the Landscape of Death
4. Literature of Survival
5. The Holocaust as a Jewish Tragedy 1: The Legacy of Lamentations
6. The Holocaust as a Jewish Tragedy 2: The Covenantal Context
7. The Holocaust Mythologized
8. History Imagined: The Holocaust in American Literature
Afterword
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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