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The Museum’s Collections document the fate of Holocaust victims, survivors, rescuers, liberators, and others through artifacts, documents, photos, films, books, personal stories, and more. Search below to view digital records and find material that you can access at our library and at the Shapell Center.
Introduction : the prospects of literary cognitivism / John Gibson Learning from literature / Peter Lamarque Literary realism, recognition, and the communication of knowledge / Noël Carroll The laboratory of the mind / Catherine Z. Elgin "How could you?" : deeper understanding through fiction / Susan L. Feagin Aharon Appelfeld and the problem of Holocaust fiction / Bernard Harrison The return of the repressed : caring about literature and its themes / Luca Pocci Lewis Carroll : fugitive from reality? / A.D. Nuttall Philosophy as/and/of literature / Arthur C. Danto The ends of narrative / Richard Eldridge Narrative catharsis / Garry L. Hagberg Postmodern narratives of the past : Simon Schama / Lubomír Doležel En abyme : internal models and cognitive mapping / Brian McHale Traveling stories : knowledge, activism, and the humanities / Linda Hutcheon Poetry and cognition / Eileen John Why read literature? The cognitive function of form / Wolfgang Huemer "The way light at the edge of a beach in autumn is learned" : literature as learning / Frank B. Farrell Wonder in The winter's tale : a cautionary account of epistemic criticism / Charles Altieri Legends and myths / Kendall L. Walton Literature and make-believe / Joseph Margolis Art and the view from nowhere / Alex Burri Culture : a recursive process / Wolfgang Iser.
Learn about over 1,000 camps and ghettos in Volume I and II of this encyclopedia, which are available as a free PDF download. This reference provides text, photographs, charts, maps, and extensive indexes.