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By Words Alone : Holocaust in Literature - Sidra DeKoven Ezrahi

By Words Alone

Holocaust in Literature

By: Sidra DeKoven Ezrahi, Alfred Kazin (Foreword by)

Paperback Published: 1st January 1980
ISBN: 9780226233369
Number Of Pages: 280

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The creative literature that evolved from the Holocaust constitutes an unprecedented encounter between art and life. Those who wrote about the Holocaust were forced to extend the limits of their imaginations to encompass unspeakably violent extremes of human behavior. The result, as Ezrahi shows in By Words Alone, is a body of literature that transcends national and cultural boundaries and shares a spectrum of attitudes toward the concentration camps and the world beyond, toward the past and the future.

Documentation as Art
""Concentrationary Realism"" and the Landscape of Death
Literature of Survival
The Holocaust as a Jewish Tragedy 1: The Legacy of Lamentations
The Holocaust as a Jewish Tragedy 2: The Covenantal Context
The Holocaust Mythologized
History Imagined: The Holocaust in American Literature Afterword
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ISBN: 9780226233369
ISBN-10: 0226233367
Series: Chicago Series in Law and Society Ser.
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 280
Published: 1st January 1980
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.3  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.35
Edition Type: New edition