Traumatic Realism: The Demands of Holocaust Representation

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U of Minnesota Press, 2000 - History - 323 pages
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Contents

After Adorno Culture in the Wake of Catastrophe
25
Before Auschwitz Maurice Blanchot From Now On
59
REALISM IN THE CONCENTRATIONARY UNIVERSE
97
The Barbed Wire of the Postwar World Ruth Klügers Traumatic Realism
107
Unbearable Witness Charlotte Delbos Traumatic Timescapes
141
POSTMODERNISM OR THE YEAR OF THE HOLOCAUST
179
Reading Jewish Philip Roth Art Spiegelman and Holocaust Postmemory
187
Touch an Event to Begin Americanizing the Holocaust
221
After the Final Solution From the Jewish Question to Jewish Questioning
265
Notes
275
Bibliography
299
Index
315
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Page 1 - Cognition of the object in its constellation is cognition of the process stored in the object. As a constellation, theoretical thought circles the concept it would like to unseal, hoping that it may fly open like the lock of a wellguarded safe-deposit box: in response, not to a single key or a single number, but to a combination of numbers.

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Rothberg is assistant professor of English at the University of Miami.

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