Sparing the Child: An Introduction 1. Official Histories and Counter-Texts: Literature for Youth about Nazism 2. "A Hitler Youth Does Not Cry": Text and Subtext in Der Hitlerjunge Ouex 3. Melancholy Detachment: The Narrative Voice in Richter's Trilogy about Hitler Youths and Young Soldiers 4. Hitler Youths with Private Values: Barbara Gehrts' Don't Say A Word and Burger's Why Were You in the Hitler Youth? 5. Doris Orgel's The Devil in Vienna: From Trope into History 6. Holocaust Narratives for Young Readers: The Construction of an Enabling Rhetoric 7. Ruth Minsky Sender's Memoirs and the Construction of "the Holocaust Lady" 8. Acquired Knowledge about the Holocaust in Fictional Narratives: Heroic Gestures and Unredeemable Ironies 9. Hidden Grief: Maurice Sendak's Dear Mili and the Limitations of the Holocaust Picture Book Conclusion: ".and there remains the story that can be told." Bibliography Index
Hamida Bosmajian is Professor of English at Seattle University.