Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - After Such Knowledge by Eva Hoffman

As the Holocaust recedes from us in time, the guardianship of its legacy is being passed on from its survivors and witnesses to the next generation. How should they, in turn, convey its knowledge to others? What are the effects of a traumatic past on its inheritors, and the second-generations responsibilities to its received memories? In this meditation on the long aftermath of atrocity, Eva Hoffmana child of Polish Jews who survived the Holocaust with the help of neighbors, but whose entire families perishedprobes these questions through personal reflections, and through broader explorations of the historical, psychological, and moral implication of the second-generation experience. As she guides us through the poignant juncture at which living memory must be relinquished, she asks what insights can be carried from the past to the newly problematic present, and urges us to transform potent family narratives into a fully informed understanding of a forbidding history. * A New York Times Notable Book 2003

Buy After Such Knowledge by Eva Hoffman from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781586483043
ISBN-10: 1586483048
Format: Paperback
(126mm x 202mm x 20mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: PublicAffairs,U.S.
Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
Publish Date: 6-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - After Such Knowledge by Eva Hoffman

Book Reviews - After Such Knowledge by Eva Hoffman

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about After Such Knowledge book by Eva Hoffman and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Eva Hoffman

Eva Hoffman was born in 1945 in Cracow, Poland. Her Jewish family hid throughout the war, finally emigrating to Canada in 1959, when Eva was 13. Educated in America, Hoffman now splits her time between London and Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she is a visiting professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Books By Eva Hoffman

How to be Bored by Eva Hoffman
Paperback, February 2016
$17.99
Exit into History by Eva Hoffman
Paperback, January 2010
$34.20
Shtetl by Eva Hoffman
Paperback, December 2009
$32.40
Time by Eva Hoffman
Paperback, October 2009
$32.64