Admitting the Holocaust : collected essays
Call Number814.54 L27a
Statement of ResponsibilityLawrence L. Langer.
Creators & ContributorsLanger, Lawrence L.
SummaryExamines the ways in which the Holocaust is portrayed in the arts and history, maintaining that the language used to describe the Holocaust affects society's ability to confront the atrocity.
ContentsMemory's time: chronology and duration in Holocaust testimonies -- Beyond Theodicy: Jewish victims and the Holocaust -- A tainted legacy: remembering the Warsaw ghetto -- Ghetto chronicles: life at the brink -- Cultural resistance to genocide -- Understanding atrocity: killers and victims in the Holocaust -- Fictional facts and factual fictions: history in Holocaust literature -- The literature of Auschwitz -- Kafka as Holocaust prophet: a dissenting view -- Aharon Appelfeld and the language of sinister silence -- Myth and truth in Cynthia Ozick's "The shawl" and "Rosa" -- Malamud's Jews and the Holocaust experience -- The Americanization of the Holocaust on stage and screen -- What more can be said about the Holocaust?
Physical Description 202 pages ; 24 cm
PublisherNew York : Oxford University Press