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Writing and Rewriting the Holocaust
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... a fresh critical model for students of Holocaust literature and historiography... " -B'nai B'rith Messenger This is the first and most sophisticated attempt I have come across to apply modern literary theory to Holocaust material, and the act of mediation which it involves is worthy of praise." -Naomi Diamant, Prooftexts This is an authoritative and comprehensive, critical study covering all aspects of the remembrance of the Holocaust. James E. Young has written an exhaustive work, analyzing the many forms in which the Holocaust has been dealt with... " -AJL Newsletter The first truly critical as well as comprehensive study of Holocaust narratives.... No one has clarified so well the 'texture of memory'." -Geoffrey Hartman ... a fascinating study.... thought provoking and elegantly written... " -Holocaust and Genocide Studies A brilliant performance." -The Book Reader ... meticulously crafted and documented... far outranks the multitude of new titles on Holocaust topics." -Choice
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Preface Acknowledgements Introduction: Narrative and the Consequences of Interpretation I. Interpreting Literary Testimony 1. On Rereading Holocaust Diaries and Memoirs 2. From Witness to Legend: Tales of the Holocaust 3. Holocaust Documentary Fiction: Novelist as Eyewitness 4. Documentary Theater, Ideology, and the Rhetoric of Face II. Figuring and Refiguring the Holocaust: Interpreting Holocaust Metaphor 5. Names of the Holocaust: Meaning and Consequences 6. The Holocaust Becomes an Archetype 7. The Holocaust Confessions of Sylvia Plath 8. When Soldier-Poets Remember the Holocaust: Antiwar Poetry in Israel III. Texts of the Holocaust: A Narrative Critique Introduction 9. Holocaust Video and Cinemagraphic Testimony: Documenting the Witness 10. The Texture of Memory: Holocaust Memorials and Meaning Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index

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A Choice Outstanding Academic Book of 1989

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"... a fresh critical model for students of Holocaust literature and historiography" B'nai B'rith Messenger "This is the first and most sophisticated attempt I have come across to apply modern literary theory to Holocaust material, and the act of mediation which it involves is worthy of praise." Naomi Diamant, Prooftexts "This is an authoritative and comprehensive, critical study covering all aspects of the remembrance of the Holocaust. James E. Young has written an exhaustive work, analyzing the many forms in which the Holocuast has been dealt with ... " AJL Newsletter "The first truly critical as well as comprehensive study of Holocaust narratives... No one has clarified so well the 'texture of memory'." --Geoffrey Hartman " ... a fascinating study... thought provoking and elegantly written ... " --Holocaust and Genocide Studies "A brilliant performance." --The Book Reader " ... meticulously crafted and documented ... far outranks the multitude of new titles on Holocaust topics." --Choice

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