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Title Probing the limits of representation : Nazism and the "final solution" / edited by Saul Friedlander.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1992.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  D804.3 .P76 1992    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  D804.3 .P76 1992    AVAILABLE  
Subject Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Historiography.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Influence.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), in literature.
Alt Name Friedländer, Saul, 1932-
Description 407 pages ; 24 cm
Note 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.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-398) and index.
ISBN 0674707664 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
OCLC # 24378098
Table of Contents
 Introduction / Saul Friedlander1
1German Memory, Judicial Interrogation, and Historical Reconstruction: Writing Perpetrator History from Postwar Testimony / Christopher A. Browning22
2Historical Emplotment and the Problem of Truth / Hayden White37
3On Emplotment: Two Kinds of Ruin / Perry Anderson54
4History, Counterhistory, and Narrative / Amos Funkenstein66
5Just One Witness / Carlo Ginzburg82
6Of Plots, Witnesses, and Judgments / Martin Jay97
7Representing the Holocaust: Reflections on the Historians' Debate / Dominick LaCapra108
8Historical Understanding and Counterrationality: The Judenrat as Epistemological Vantage / Dan Diner128
9History beyond the Pleasure Principle: Some Thoughts on the Representation of Trauma / Eric L. Santner143
10Habermas, Enlightenment, and Antisemitism / Vincent P. Pecora155
11Between Image and Phrase: Progressive History and the "Final Solution" as Dispossession / Sande Cohen171
12Science, Modernity, and the "Final Solution" / Mario Biagioli185
13Holocaust and the End of History: Postmodern Historiography in Cinema / Anton Kaes206
14Whose Story Is It, Anyway? Ideology and Psychology in the Representation of the Shoah in Israeli Literature / Yael S. Feldman223
15Translating Paul Celan's "Todesfuge": Rhythm and Repetition as Metaphor / John Felstiner240
16"The Grave in the Air": Unbound Metaphors in Post-Holocaust Poetry / Sidra DeKoven Ezrahi259
17The Dialectics of Unspeakability: Language, Silence, and the Narratives of Desubjectification / Peter Haidu277
18The Representation of Limits / Berel Lang300
19The Book of the Destruction / Geoffrey H. Hartman318
 Notes337
 Contributors399
 Index401