After Testimony: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Holocaust Narrative for the Future by PH D Jakob Lothe, Dillon Professor of the Civilization of France Professor of Comparative Literature Susan Rubin Suleiman, University James Phelan (Paperback / softback, 2012)
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- DescriptionAfter Testimony: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Holocaust Narrative for the Future collects sixteen essays written with the awareness that we are on the verge of a historical shift in our relation to the Third Reich s programmatic gecide. Soon there will be living survivors of the Holocaust, and therefore people t directly connected to the event must assume the full responsibility for representing it. The contributors believe that this shift has broad consequences for narratives of the Holocaust. By virtue of being after the accounts of survivors, storytellers must find their own ways of coming to terms with the historical reality that those testimonies have tried to communicate. The ethical and aesthetic dimensions of these stories will be especially crucial to their effectiveness. Guided by these principles and employing the tools of contemporary narrative theory, the contributors analyze a wide range of Holocaust narratives fictional and nfictional, literary and filmic for the dual purpose of offering fresh insights and identifying issues and strategies likely to be significant in the future. In addition to the editors, the contributors are Daphna Erdinast-Vulcan, Sidra DeKoven Ezrahi, Anniken Greve, Jeremy Hawthorn, Marianne Hirsch, Irene Kacandes, Phillipe Mesnard, J.Hillis Miller, Michael Rothberg, Beatrice Sandberg, Anette H. Storeide, Anne Thelle, and Janet Walker.
- Author BiographyJakob Lothe is professor of English literature, University of Oslo. Susan Rubin Suleiman is the C.Douglas Dillon Professor of the Civilization of France and professor of comparative literature at Harvard University. James Phelan is Distinguished University Professor of English at The Ohio State University.
- Author(s)Dillon Professor of the Civilization of France Professor of Comparative Literature Susan Rubin Suleiman,PH D Jakob Lothe,University James Phelan
- PublisherOhio State University Press
- Date of Publication02/02/2012
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectLiterary Criticism
- Series TitleTheory Interpretation Narrativ
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintOhio State University Press
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight590 g
- Width155 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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