New PDF release: Encyclopedia of Holocaust Literature (Oryx Holocaust Series)

By David Patterson,Alan L. Berger,Sarita Cargas

Whether it is a novel, memoir, diary, poem, or drama, a typical thread runs during the literature of the Nazi Holocaust—a motif of non-public testimony to the dearness of humanity. With that viewpoint the specialist authors of Encyclopedia of Holocaust Literature adopt profiling 128 of the main influential first iteration authors who both survived, perished, or have been heavily attached to the Holocaust. prepared alphabetically via writer, all the entries resolution an identical easy questions about the writer and his or her paintings: what's the nature of the author's literary reaction to the Holocaust? what's his or her position in Holocaust literature? What does the author's paintings give a contribution to an knowing of the Holocaust? what's designated concerning the author's paintings? What are a few key moments within the author's existence? What matters does the author's paintings pose for the reader? to handle those questions, the entries are quite often equipped into 3 fundamental divisions: (1) a gap part on why the author's paintings has an important or targeted position in Holocaust literature, (2) a moment part containing info at the author's biography, and (3) a serious exam of the highlights of the author's paintings. in general, the 3rd part is the longest, because the concentration of the encyclopedia is the literature, now not the author.

The Encyclopedia is meant for all scholars and lecturers of the Holocaust, despite their degrees of studying. Avenues for additional study are integrated on the end of every access and in a complete bibliography of basic works of Holocaust literature and a moment bibliography of severe reviews of Holocaust literature.

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