An intellectual-political biography of Otto Heller, the most prominent and prolific communist theoretician of the Jewish question.
Originally published in Hebrew in 1944, this fascinating and moving account may well be the first memoir of the Holocaust.
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.
Examines the relationship of evil, action, and judgment in the work of Immanuel Kant, Hannah Arendt, and Jean-François Lyotard.
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.
Examines the place of Paris in French Jewish literary memory, a memory that, of necessity, grapples with the aftermath of the Holocaust.
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.
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.
Explores how violence structures language and the writing of literature and philosophy.
An innovative philosophical meditation on the muteness of Holocaust survivors and the human faculty of storytelling.
Argues that Holocaust representation has ethical implications fundamentally linked to questions of good and evil.
Translations of selected poems by the Yiddish writer, covering the entire breadth of his career.
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.
A story of loss and survival.
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 hermeneutics of language after 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.
A boy's world is shattered by the Holocaust.
An award-winning teacher takes a journey into alien territory: Austria, Hitler's birthplace, and the territory of her own hatred. A teaching memoir that offers a pedagogy of hope.
Deepens and enriches our understanding of the Jewish literary tradition and the implications of the Shoah.
Using insights from behavioral science, a Holocaust survivor explores how evil actions can seem "moral" to the perpetrators and how we must alter our thinking to prevent this.
Addresses the difficulty of representing the Holocaust in literature and on film.
Argues that a coherent theory of ethics requires an account of selfhood.
Interdisciplinary explorations into the work of one of the premier writer-survivors of the Holocaust.
Recounts the author’s experiences during the Holocaust, from the time of the Nazi invasion of Poland to the liberation of the Theresienstadt concentration camp by the Red Army in 1945.
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 ...
Following the Nazi annexation of Austria in March of 1938, Desider Furst, his wife, and his daughter suddenly found themselves hunted outlaws, holders of a German passport branded with a red "J" for Jewish. ...