The fantastic in Holocaust literature and film : critical perspectives /

"This collection of new essays explores the use of fantastic story-telling in Holocaust literature and film. Writers such as Jane Yolen and Art Spiegelman are discussed, as well as the sci-fi television series V (1983), Stephen King's novella Apt Pupil (1982), Guillermo del Toro's Pan...

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Other Authors: Kerman, Judith, 1945- (Editor), Browning, John Edgar (Editor), Yolen, Jane (author of foreword.)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2015]
Series:Critical explorations in science fiction and fantasy ; 49.
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490 1 |a Critical Explorations in Science Fiction and Fantasy ;  |v 49 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a Introduction: fantasy as testimony / Gary K. Wolfe -- Avenues of the fantastic in Holocaust literature. Uses of the fantastic in literature of the Holocaust / Judith B. Kerman -- The Fantastic in Holocaust Literature: Writing and unwriting the unbearable / Michael P. McCleary -- Surviving the Survivor: Art Spiegelman's Maus / Joan Gordon -- The Fantastic Search for Hitler: The Fuhrer's Defense in His Own Words / Eric J. Sterling -- "Hidden in Plain Sight": On Holocaust Fantasy in the Metaphysical Detective Story / Patricia Merivale -- The Summons of Freedom: Fantastic History in Jonathan Safran Foer's Everything Is Illuminated / Paul Eisenstein -- The Holocaust and Fantasy Literature. The Last of the Just: Lifting Moloch to Heaven / Jules Zanger -- The Door to Lilith's Cave: Memory and Imagination in Jane Yolen's Holocaust Novels / Ellen R. Weil -- Mother Goose Tales: Intergenerational Storytelling and the Holocaust in Jane Yolen's Briar Rose and Peter Rushforth's Kindergarten / Vandana Saxena -- The Devil's Arithmetic and Time Travel: Truth and Memory / Carol A. Senf -- (Re)Imagining the Holocaust through horror, humor and science fiction. A Holocaust education in reverse: Stephen King's "The summer of corruption: apt pupil" / Leon Stein -- Holocaust-as-Horror, Science Fiction and the "Look" of the "Real/Reel" in V (1983) / John Edgar Browning -- A Dishonest Reckoning: Play-"Acting Through" Personal Trauma and the Shoah in Martin Scorsese's Shutter Island (2010) / Kristopher Mecholsky -- Going Beyond Horror: Fantasy, Humor and the Holocaust / Caroline Joan (Kay) S. Picart. 
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650 0 |a Fantasy literature  |x History and criticism. 
650 0 |a Fantasy films  |x History and criticism. 
650 0 |a Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), in literature. 
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