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The resonance of dust : essays on holocaust literature and Jewish fate / Edward Alexander.

; Mazal Holocaust Collection
Columbus : Ohio State University Press, [1979] .
ISBN 0814203035, 9780814203033

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Other Authors Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Subjects American literature -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Jewish authors.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) in literature.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), in literature.
Holocauste, 1939-1945, dans la littérature.
Israeli literature -- History and criticism.
Israeli literature.
Jews -- Intellectual life.
Jews -- United States -- Intellectual life.
Jews in literature.
Judaism and literature.
Judenvernichtung.
Literatur.
Littérature américaine -- Auteurs juifs -- Histoire et critique.
Littérature israélienne -- Histoire et critique.
Littérature yiddish -- Histoire et critique.
United States.
Yiddish literature -- History and criticism.
Yiddish literature.
Description xx, 256 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1979]
©1979
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-252) and index.
Summary Providing a literary criticism of Holocaust literature, the author recognizes the inherent inability to answer many questions concerning the Holocaust. he recognizes that despite basic shortcomings in such works ...
Study is divided thematically, as well as according to nationality of the writer. I.B. singer and Saul Bellow are treated individually. a very high degree of continuity is achieved through this treatment.
The literary world cannot neglect such writing, but must realize that amidst these shortcomings the only adequate response possible to a tragedy of such magnitude Evovles.
Contents chapter 1. The incredibility of the Holocaust -- chapter 2. Holocaust and rebirth: Moshe Flinker, Nelly Sachs, and Abba Kovner -- chapter 3. Between diaspora and Zion: Israeli Holocaust fiction -- chapter 4. The Holocaust in American Jewish fiction: a slow awakening -- chapter 5. The destruction and resurrection of the Jews in the fiction of Isaac Bashevis Singer -- chapter 6. Saul Bellow: a Jewish farewell to the Enlightenment -- chapter 7. The Holocaust and the God of Israel -- chapter 8. A dialogue of the mind with itself: Chaim Grade's quarrel with Hersh Rasseyner.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area Israel
United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5101527
(OCoLC)ocm05101527
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WorldCat Identities Alexander, Edward, 1936-
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