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National responses to the Holocaust : national identity and public memory / edited by Jennifer Taylor.

Publication | Library Call Number: D804.348 .N38 2014

The Holocaust is an international event, but the brutal crimes happened in specific places and are remembered, to a large degree, in various national discourses. The essays in this book examine the complex and often ambiguous relationship between national identity and the legacy of the Holocaust in countries including Lithuania, Poland, France, Germany, Austria, Italy, the United States, and Israel. Specificity about place and national context matters very much when we talk and write about the Holocaust, and this book takes up important questions about the relationship between the traumatic past and our sense of place, language, and cultural or political identity in the post-Holocaust world.

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Reading Holocaust Fiction at the End of the Twentieth Century : Jakob the Liar and Life is Beautiful.
Newark : University of Delaware Press, [2014]
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