Traumatic realism : the demands of Holocaust representation /

Drawing on a wide range of texts, Michael Rothberg puts forth an overarching framework for understanding representations of the Holocaust. Through close readings of such writers and thinkers as Theodor Adorno, Maurice Blanchot, Ruth Klüger, Charlotte Delbo, Art Spiegelman, and Philip Roth and an exa...

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Main Author: Rothberg, Michael.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2000.
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Table of Contents:
  • After Adorno : culture in the wake of catastrophe
  • Before Auschwitz : Maurice Blanchot, from now on
  • "The barbed wire of the postwar world" : Ruth Klüger's traumatic realism
  • Unbearable witness : Charlotte Delbo's traumatic timescapes
  • Reading Jewish : Philip Roth, Art Spiegelman, and Holocaust postmemory
  • "Touch an event to begin" : Americanizing the Holocaust
  • Conclusion : after the "final solution" : from the "Jewish question" to Jewish questioning.