Textual Silence Unreadability and the Holocaust / Jessica Lang.

"Explores the tension between the will and desire to read and our ultimate inability to do so as it applies to Holocaust literature. I have chosen to focus on Holocaust literature first, perhaps more than any other literary genre or category, questions about Holocaust representation--how we wri...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Lang, Jessica, 1973- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, 2017.
Series:Book collections on Project MUSE.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • 1: Readability and Unreadability: A Fractured Dialogue
  • Part I: Generational Differences in Holocaust Literature 2: Before, During and After: Reading and the Eyewitness 3: Reading to Belong: Second Generation and the Audience of Self 4: The Third-Generations Holocaust: The Story of Time and Place
  • Part II: Pushed to the Edges: The Holocaust in American Fiction 5: American Fiction and the Act of Genocide 6: Receding into the Distance: The Holocaust as Background 7: Afterwords: Reading the Fragments of Memory.