Examines the ways in which writers and artists have attempted to address children’s experience of atrocity.
Explores the delicate interplay between emigration of Jews from Israel to Germany and the construction of a new identity in the shadow of antisemitism both past and present in their new home.
The first book-length study in English of the Heidegger-Hölderlin relation, addressing the tension between Heidegger's political commitments during National Socialism and Hölderlin's ideal of poetic dwelling.
Examines how community leaders, writers, and political activists facing state repression in Latin America have drawn on and debated the validity of Holocaust terms to describe human rights atrocities in their own countries.
Reconsiders the legacy of an important Hasidic mystic, leader, and educator who confronted the dilemmas of modernity after World War I and whose writing constitutes a unique testimony to religious experience and its rupture in the Warsaw Ghetto.
Examines the place of Paris in French Jewish literary memory, a memory that, of necessity, grapples with the aftermath of the Holocaust.
A dynamic dialogue of poetry and art that reimagines the ancient, biblical concept of sacrifice.
An in-depth look at Elie Wiesel’s writings, from his earliest works to his final novels.
Critically assesses the experiences of men in the Holocaust.
Combines personal accounts with insights from psychology to understand the continuing impact of Holocaust trauma in Lithuania.
Surveys the current state of Jewish American and Holocaust literatures as well as approaches to teaching them.
Demonstrates how four books by dissident German intellectuals served as a rebuke to the Nazi regime.
Comprehensive analysis of 220 hours of outtakes that impels us to reexamine our assumptions about a crucial Holocaust documentary.
Argues that Holocaust representation has ethical implications fundamentally linked to questions of good and evil.
An innovative philosophical meditation on the muteness of Holocaust survivors and the human faculty of storytelling.
A comprehensive survey of the most important writing to come out of the Holocaust.
Explores how the USHMM and other museums and memorials both displace and disturb the memories that they are trying to commemorate.
Examines the preservation of the integrity of humanity through literature in the hells described by Dante in his Inferno and by Primo Levi in Survival in Auschwitz.
A daughter struggles to get her mother to talk about her Holocaust experiences, and tries to understand how those experiences have shaped her own life.
A comprehensive examination of one of the twentieth century's most innovative writers and critics.
Interviews with eighteen Jewish “hidden children” of France and Belgium, telling the story of their survival during World War II.
A brutal and unflinchingly honest portrayal of the effects of concentration camp life on the human psyche.
Examines the variety of cinematic responses to the Holocaust as well as the Shoah’s impact on cinematic expression itself.
Examines the role of forgetfulness in our understanding of the Holocaust.
Explores the relationship between disciplinarity and contemporary ethics of scholarship about the Holocaust.
Responses to Fackenheim’s reflections on the centrality of the Holocaust to philosophy, Jewish thought, and contemporary experience.
Deepens and enriches our understanding of the Jewish literary tradition and the implications of the Shoah.
Argues that a coherent theory of ethics requires an account of selfhood.
Wide-ranging and poignant reflections on literature, art, science, and memory.
Connects Holocaust literature and film to other works of "historical horror" in order to examine the limits that trauma imposes upon literary and artistic expression.
An original contribution to Holocaust studies that demonstrates the theological and psychosocial issues emerging in novels and films by sons and daughters of survivors.
This book travels across time, place, and subject to ponder the meaning of the Holocaust for contemporary cultures.
This book addresses the faith of a member of the "Second Generation"—the offspring of the original survivors of the Shoah . It is a re-examination of those categories of faith central to the Jewish ...