Holocaust impiety in Jewish American literature : memory, identity (post- )postmodernism / by Joost Krijnen.

"The Holocaust is often said to be unrepresentable. Yet since the 1990s, a new generation of Jewish American writers have been returning to this history again and again, insisting on engaging with it in highly playful, comic, and "impious" ways. Focusing on the fiction of Michael Chab...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Krijnen, Joost, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Leiden [Netherlands] ; Boston : Brill/Rodopi, [2016]
Series:Postmodern studies ; v. 53.
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Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
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  • pt. 1
  • Memory
  • 1.
  • Historical Consciousness and the Americanization of the Holocaust
  • 2.
  • Dynamic of Distance
  • Memory of the Holocaust in Everything Is Illuminated, The History of Love, and The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
  • pt. 2
  • Identity
  • 3.
  • Jewish American Identity and the Holocaust
  • 4.
  • Inventing Jewish Worlds
  • Identity, History, and the Holocaust in Everything Is Illuminated, The History of Love, The Ministry of Special Cases, and The Yiddish Policemen's Union
  • pt. 3
  • (Post- postmodernism
  • 5.
  • Cultivating the Desert Pragmatist Reconfigurations of Postmodernism
  • 6.
  • Post-Postmodern "Entertainment" The Holocaust and Renewalism in The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, Everything Is Illuminated, The History of Love, and Great House.