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Author Lang, Berel.

Title Post-Holocaust : interpretation, misinterpretation, and the claims of history / Berel Lang.

Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2005.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  940.5318 L269P    Check Shelf
Description xviii, 200 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Jewish literature and culture
Jewish literature and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-195) and index.
Contents The Nazi as criminal : inside and outside the Holocaust -- Forgiveness, revenge, and the limits of Holocaust justice -- Evil, suffering, and the Holocaust -- Comparative evil : measuring numbers, degrees, people -- The grammar of antisemitism -- The unspeakable vs. the testimonial : Holocaust trauma in Holocaust history -- Undoing certain mischievous questions about the Holocaust -- From the particular to the universal, and forward : representations and lessons -- Oskar Rosenfeld and historiographic realism (in sex, shit, and status) -- Lachrymose without tears : misreading the Holocaust in American life -- "Not enough" vs. "plenty" : which did Pius XII? -- The evil in genocide -- Misinterpretation as the author's responsibility (Nietzsche's fascism, for instance) -- Afterword : philosophy and/of the Holocaust.
Summary A collection of articles based on papers presented for symposia, anthologies, and as lectures. Partial contents: (From the Bibliography of the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism).
Subject Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Historiography.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Influence.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Antisemitism -- History.
Antisemitism. (OCoLC)fst00810769
Ethics. (OCoLC)fst00915833
Historiography. (OCoLC)fst00958221
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) (OCoLC)fst00972484
Rezeption (DE-588)4049716-1
Judenvernichtung (DE-588)4073091-8
Geschichtsschreibung (DE-588)4020531-9
Judenvernichtung -- Rezeption.
Judenvernichtung -- Geschichtsschreibung.
Geschichtsschreibung -- Judenvernichtung.
Jewish Holocaust (1939-1945) (OCoLC)fst00958866
Chronological Term 1939-1945
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Online version: Lang, Berel. Post-Holocaust. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2005 (OCoLC)644316413
ISBN 0253345014 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780253345011 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0253217288 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780253217288 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
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