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Remembering the Holocaust : Generations, Witnessing and Place (Reprint) (Paperback) (Esther Jilovsky)

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An intriguing analysis of how place constructs memory and how memory constructs place, Remembering the Holocaust shows how visiting sites such as Auschwitz shapes the transfer of Holocaust memory from one generation to the next. Through the discussion of a range of memoirs and novels, including Landscapes of Memory by Ruth Kluger, Too Many Men by Lily Brett, The War After by Anne Karpf and Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer, Remembering the Holocaust reveals the pivotal yet complicated role of place in each generation's writing about the Holocaust.

This book provides an insightful and nuanced investigation of the effect of the Holocaust upon families, from survivors of the genocide to members of the second and even third generations of families involved. By deploying an innovative combination of generational and literary study of Holocaust survivor families focussed on place, Remembering the Holocaust makes an important contribution to the field of Holocaust Studies that will be of interest to scholars and anyone interested in Holocaust remembrance.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 240
Genre: History, Literary Criticism
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic
Author: Esther Jilovsky
Language: English
Street Date: February 23, 2017
TCIN: 51632359
UPC: 9781350025134
Item Number (DPCI): 248-28-3074

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