Bloomsbury Companion to Holocaust Literature

Editor: Adams, Jenni
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Bloomsbury

ISBN: 978-1-44-112908-6
Category: Language & Literature - Literature
Image Count: 2
Book Status: Pending
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The Bloomsbury Companion to Holocaust Literature is a comprehensive reference resource including a wealth of critical material on a diverse range of topics within the literary study of Holocaust writing.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Traces, Dis/Continuities, Complicities: An Introduction to Holocaust Literature
  • Current Research
  • 1 A Genre of Rupture: The Literary Language of the Holocaust - Victoria Aarons
  • 2 Questions of Truth in Holocaust Memory and Testimony - Sue Vice
  • 3 After Epic: Adorno's Scream and the Shadows of Lyric - David Miller
  • 4 Relationships to Realism in Post-Holocaust Fiction: Conflicted Realism and the Counterfactual Historical Novel - Jenni Adams
  • 5 Theory and the Ethics of Holocaust Representation - Michael Bernard-Donals
  • 6 ‘Don't You Know Anything?’: Childhood and the Holocaust - Adrienne Kertzer
  • 7 Holocaust Postmemory: W. G. Sebald and Gerhard Richter - Brett Ashley Kaplan and Fernando Herrero-Matoses
  • 8 Narrative Perspective and the Holocaust Perpetrator: Edgar Hilsenrath's The Nazi and the Barber and Jonathan Littell's The Kindly Ones - Erin McGlothlin
  • 9 Holocaust Literature and the Taboo - Matthew Boswell
  • 10 Holocaust Literature: Comparative Perspectives - Stef Craps
  • 11 Depoliticizing and Repoliticizing Holocaust Memory - Richard Crownshaw
  • New Directions in Holocaust Literary Studies
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • Glossary of Major Terms and Concepts