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Representations of Anne Frank in American Literature : In Different Rooms (Hardcover) (Rachael Mclennan)

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This book explores portrayals of Anne Frank in American literature and culture, where she is often invoked as a means of encouraging readers to think widely about persecution, genocide, and victimisation due to gender, sexuality, and race. The author examines how artistic representations of Anne Frank over the past fifty years reflect changing American responses to the Holocaust.

Using Anne Frank in literary works provides a means of addressing the need to tell certain stories ‘in new ways’. This book negotiates difficult questions such as: Exactlywhat stories is Anne Frank used to tell, in American culture? What does this suggest about the ways the Holocaust is represented in America, and the ethical/didactic aims and impact of literature about Anne Frank and the Holocaust?Is a ‘universalist’ construction of Anne Frank necessarily an ‘Americanised’ one?

In addition to analysing American responses to the Holocaust, the author examines texts which invoke Anne Frank for the purposes of exploring what it means to be Jewish; a woman; a teenager; a writer. She considers the pedagogical intent of these texts, together with the often problematic ethics involved.

This book examines theoretical issues in the fields of Holocaust studies, with a particular focus on representation, the transnational, and the interdisciplinary. As such, it will be of great interest to researchers and students of Anne Frank, the Holocaust in American fiction and culture, gender studies, life writing, and ethics.


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