By Words Alone by Sidra DeKoven Ezrahi
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By Words Alone
By Sidra DeKoven Ezrahi

By Words Alone

Holocaust in Literature New edition

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By Words Alone by Sidra DeKoven Ezrahi

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The creative literature that evolved from the Holocaust constitutes an unprecedented encounter between art and life. Those who wrote about the Holocaust were forced to extend the limits of their imaginations to encompass unspeakably violent extremes of human behavior. The result, as Ezrahi shows in "By Words Alone," is a body of literature that transcends national and cultural boundaries and shares a spectrum of attitudes toward the concentration camps and the world beyond, toward the past and the future.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780226233369
ISBN-10: 0226233367
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 153mm x 16mm)
Pages: 280
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-Mar-1982
Country of Publication: United States

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