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Between witness and testimony : the Holocaust and the limits of representation

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Between witness and testimony : the Holocaust and the limits of representation
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Dates©2001
Statement of ResponsibilityMichael Bernard-Donals, Richard Glejzer.
Creators & ContributorsBernard-Donals, Michael F. (author)
Glejzer, Richard R. (author)
SummaryExamines the ethical and pedagogical stakes of representing the Holocaust in books, films, and museum exhibits.
Contents1 Sublimity, Redemption, Witness 1 -- 2 History and the Disaster: The (Im)possibility of Writing the Shoah 23 -- 3 Epistemology of Witness: Survivor Narratives and the Holocaust 49 -- 4 Literatures of Presence and Absence: Borowski, Appelfeld, Ozick 79 -- 5 Film and the Shoah: The Limits of Seeing 103 -- 6 Museums and the Imperative of Memory: History, Sublimity, and the Divine 131 -- 7 Conclusion: The Ethics of Teaching (after) Auschwitz 157.
Physical Description xx, 188 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherAlbany, NY : State University of New York Press
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (pages 175–181) and index