The Holocaust and the nonrepresentable : literary and photographic transcendence /
Albany, NY :
State University of New York Press,
|Series:||SUNY series in contemporary Jewish thought.
Table of Contents:
- Intro; Contents; List of Photographs; Acknowledgments; Preface; Part One: Reflections on Holocaust Representation and the Nonrepresentable: Theoretical Considerations; By Way of a Prologue; Naming It; Naming Auschwitz; Post-Auschwitz Implications for an Understanding of Language; The Nonrepresentable and the Murder of the Mother; The Silent Scream; The Nonrepresentable Site of Silence; Naming the Name, the Nameless, and the Assault on the Name; The Nonrepresentable Assault on the Nonrepresentable Good; The Assault on Time, the Death of Death, and Holocaust Representation; A Memory and a Name.
- Part Two: The Literary Transcendence of Holocaust Representation: Speaking the IneffableOpening Thoughts: Epiphany and the Ultimate; A Word about Method: Substitution and the Transcendent; The Extermination of the Eternal; The Annihilation of the Father; The Obliteration of the Mother; The Collapse of Human Relation; The Disintegration of Knowledge; The Devastation of the Word; The Demolition of Meaning; The Desolation of the Soul; The Death of Death; The Eradication of the Child; Part Three: The Photographic Transcendence of Holocaust Representation: Revealing the Invisible.
- The Legacy of Lot's WifeFootprints; The Glory under Assault; The Mothers of Israel; The Child; The Face; The Edge of the Anti-World; The Grave without a Cemetery; The Muselmann; Selection: No Judge and No Judgment; A View from the Gas Chambers; Notes; Bibliography; Index.