Witness Through the Imagination: Jewish American Holocaust Literature by S. Lillian Kremer

Witness Through the Imagination: Jewish American Holocaust Literature



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Witness Through the Imagination: Jewish American Holocaust Literature S. Lillian Kremer ebook
Page: 400
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
ISBN: 9780814343937
Format: pdf


Lillian Kremer, University Distinguished Professor of English at. Lillian Kremer's WitnessThrough the Imagination: Jewish American Holocaust Literature (1989) elucidates some of the selected American author's themes and stylistic strategies of Holocaust fiction. Describes Shoah and its theological implications. In original and insightful ways, Caribbean writers have turned to Jewish experiences of exodus and reinvention, from the Sephardim expelled from Iberia in the 1490s to the "Calypso Jews" who fled Europe for Trinidad in the 1930s. This book tries to explain the phenomenon of a multilingualJewish literature through a discussion of some of its greatest works of the twentieth century. Survivor of the Vilna ghetto and witness on behalf of Russian Jewry at the Nuremberg trials, Sutzkever had become what Yiddish literary criticism calls " more than a poet" . Witness through the Imagination presents a critical reading of themes and stylistic strategies of major American Holocaust fiction to determine its capacity to render the prelude, progress, and aftermath of the Holocaust. Kansas State University, has written numerous articles on Holocaust literature. She is the author of two well-received books: Women's Holocaust Writing: Memory and Imagination, and Witness Through the Imagination: Jewish-American HolocaustLiterature. 1988; Book review: "Unseemly Realities in Owen Wister's Western/American Myth": 1984; Book review: Visions of the American West by Gerald F.



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