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Writing and Rewriting the Holocaust Narrative and the Consequences of Interpretation by Emma Young
  

Writing and Rewriting the Holocaust Narrative and the Consequences of Interpretation

Part of the Jewish Literature and Culture Series

Synopsis

Writing and Rewriting the Holocaust Narrative and the Consequences of Interpretation by Emma Young

... a fresh critical model for students of Holocaust literature and historiography... -B'nai B'rith MessengerThis is the first and most sophisticated attempt I have come across to apply modern literary theory to Holocaust material, and the act of mediation which it involves is worthy of praise. -Naomi Diamant, ProoftextsThis is an authoritative and comprehensive, critical study covering all aspects of the remembrance of the Holocaust. James E. Young has written an exhaustive work, analyzing the many forms in which the Holocaust has been dealt with... -AJL NewsletterThe first truly critical as well as comprehensive study of Holocaust narratives.... No one has clarified so well the 'texture of memory'. -Geoffrey Hartman... a fascinating study.... thought provoking and elegantly written... -Holocaust and Genocide StudiesA brilliant performance. -The Book Reader... meticulously crafted and documented... far outranks the multitude of new titles on Holocaust topics. -Choice

Reviews

... a fresh critical model for students of Holocaust literature and historiography B'nai B'rith Messenger

This is the first and most sophisticated attempt I have come across to apply modern literary theory to Holocaust material, and the act of mediation which it involves is worthy of praise. Naomi Diamant, Prooftexts

This is an authoritative and comprehensive, critical study covering all aspects of the remembrance of the Holocaust. James E. Young has written an exhaustive work, analyzing the many forms in which the Holocuast has been dealt with ...

AJL Newsletter

The first truly critical as well as comprehensive study of Holocaust narratives... No one has clarified so well the 'texture of memory'. --Geoffrey Hartman

... a fascinating study... thought provoking and elegantly written ...

--Holocaust and Genocide Studies

A brilliant performance. --The Book Reader

... meticulously crafted and documented ... far outranks the multitude of new titles on Holocaust topics. --Choice


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Book Info

Publication date

1st June 1988

Author

Emma Young

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Publisher

Indiana University Press

Format

Paperback
256 pages

Categories

Literary studies: general
European history
Second World War


ISBN

9780253206138

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