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Probing the limits of representation : Nazism and the "final solution" / edited by Saul Friedlander.

Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublication details: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Harvard University Press, c1992.ISBN:
  • 0674707656
  • 0674707664
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 940.5318 20
Contents:
Introduction / Saul Friedlander -- 1. German Memory, Judicial Interrogation, and Historical Reconstruction: Writing Perpetrator History from Postwar Testimony / Christopher A. Browning -- 2. Historical Emplotment and the Problem of Truth / Hayden White -- 3. On Emplotment: Two Kinds of Ruin / Perry Anderson -- 4. History, Counterhistory, and Narrative / Amos Funkenstein -- 5. Just One Witness / Carlo Ginzburg -- 6. Of Plots, Witnesses, and Judgments / Martin Jay -- 7. Representing the Holocaust: Reflections on the Historians' Debate / Dominick LaCapra -- 8. Historical Understanding and Counterrationality: The Judenrat as Epistemological Vantage / Dan Diner -- 9. History beyond the Pleasure Principle: Some Thoughts on the Representation of Trauma / Eric L. Santner -- 10. Habermas, Enlightenment, and Antisemitism / Vincent P. Pecora -- 11. Between Image and Phrase: Progressive History and the "Final Solution" as Dispossession / Sande Cohen -- 12. Science, Modernity, and the "Final Solution" / Mario Biagioli -- 13. Holocaust and the End of History: Postmodern Historiography in Cinema / Anton Kaes -- 14. Whose Story Is It, Anyway? Ideology and Psychology in the Representation of the Shoah in Israeli Literature / Yael S. Feldman -- 15. Translating Paul Celan's "Todesfuge": Rhythm and Repetition as Metaphor / John Felstiner -- 16. "The Grave in the Air": Unbound Metaphors in Post-Holocaust Poetry / Sidra DeKoven Ezrahi -- 17. The Dialectics of Unspeakability: Language, Silence, and the Narratives of Desubjectification / Peter Haidu -- 18. The Representation of Limits / Berel Lang -- 19. The Book of the Destruction / Geoffrey H. Hartman.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Papers from the conference on "Nazism and the 'Final Solution': Probing the Limits of Representation", held at the University of California, Los Angeles, on Apr. 26-29, 1990.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction / Saul Friedlander -- 1. German Memory, Judicial Interrogation, and Historical Reconstruction: Writing Perpetrator History from Postwar Testimony / Christopher A. Browning -- 2. Historical Emplotment and the Problem of Truth / Hayden White -- 3. On Emplotment: Two Kinds of Ruin / Perry Anderson -- 4. History, Counterhistory, and Narrative / Amos Funkenstein -- 5. Just One Witness / Carlo Ginzburg -- 6. Of Plots, Witnesses, and Judgments / Martin Jay -- 7. Representing the Holocaust: Reflections on the Historians' Debate / Dominick LaCapra -- 8. Historical Understanding and Counterrationality: The Judenrat as Epistemological Vantage / Dan Diner -- 9. History beyond the Pleasure Principle: Some Thoughts on the Representation of Trauma / Eric L. Santner -- 10. Habermas, Enlightenment, and Antisemitism / Vincent P. Pecora -- 11. Between Image and Phrase: Progressive History and the "Final Solution" as Dispossession / Sande Cohen -- 12. Science, Modernity, and the "Final Solution" / Mario Biagioli -- 13. Holocaust and the End of History: Postmodern Historiography in Cinema / Anton Kaes -- 14. Whose Story Is It, Anyway? Ideology and Psychology in the Representation of the Shoah in Israeli Literature / Yael S. Feldman -- 15. Translating Paul Celan's "Todesfuge": Rhythm and Repetition as Metaphor / John Felstiner -- 16. "The Grave in the Air": Unbound Metaphors in Post-Holocaust Poetry / Sidra DeKoven Ezrahi -- 17. The Dialectics of Unspeakability: Language, Silence, and the Narratives of Desubjectification / Peter Haidu -- 18. The Representation of Limits / Berel Lang -- 19. The Book of the Destruction / Geoffrey H. Hartman.