Literary responses to the Holocaust, 1945-1995
Seventeen contemporary academics and critics look at the Holocaust and its literary aftermath. Includes studies of Paul Calan, Doris Lessing, Peter Weiss, Primo Levi, Giorgio Bassani, Anne Frank, Jacob Lind, Jurek Becker, and others. This study involves German youth literature (Jugendliteratur) before and after World War II.
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