Using and Abusing the Holocaust
By (author) Lawrence L. Langer
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Using and Abusing the Holocaust by Lawrence L. Langer
Book Description"Langer, by the force of scholarship and literary precision rather than dogmatic affirmation and pathos, is one of the few writers, with the exception of significant poets and novelists, who unsettles both our customary language and conceptual instruments. His book is a moral as well as an intellectual act of a very high order." -Geoffrey Hartman, author of The Longest Shadow In this new volume, Langer-one of the most distinguished scholars writing on Holocaust literature and representation-assesses various literary efforts to establish a place in modern consciousness for the ordeal of those victimized by Nazi Germany's crimes against humanity. Essays discuss the film Life Is Beautiful, the uncritical acclaim of Fragments, the fake memoir by Benjamin Wilkomirski, reasons for the exaggerated importance still given to Anne Frank's Diary, and a recent cycle of paintings on the Old Testament by Holocaust artist Samuel Bak.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780253347459
(5983mm x 3971mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publish Date: 21-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Lawrence L. Langer
Told and Foretold, Hardback (November 2014)
Issued in connection with an exhibition held April 5-May 25, 2014, Pucker Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts.
Auschwitz and After, Paperback (October 2014)
Written by a mamber of the French resistance who became an important literary figure in postwar France, this memoir of life and death in Auschwitz and the post-war experiences of women survivors has become a key text for Holocaust studies classes.
Adam and Eve and the Art of Samuel Bak, Hardback (May 2012)» View all books by Lawrence L. Langer
Langer effectively and intelligently analyzes and provides insight into artist Samuel Bak's paintings as Bak explores the book of Genesis, the search for identiy and Adam and Eve.
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Author Biography - Lawrence L. Langer
Lawrence L. Langer is Professor of English Emeritus at Simmons College, Boston. Among his numerous books are Holocaust Testimonies: The Ruins of Memory, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award; Preempting the Holocaust; and The Game Continues: Chess in the Art of Samuel Bak (IUP, 1999). He lives in West Newton, Massachusetts.
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