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Title Breaking crystal : writing and memory after Auschwitz / edited by Efraim Sicher.
Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [1998]

Subject Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Influence.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), in literature.
Israeli literature -- History and criticism.
Children of Holocaust survivors, Writings of -- History and criticism.
Alt Name Sicher, Efraim.
Description 378 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The burden of memory : the writing of the post-Holocaust generation / Efraim Sicher -- Transgenerational after-effects of the Holocaust in Israel : three generations / Dan Bar-On -- The formation of Holocaust consciousness in the state of Israel : the early days / Hanna Yablonka -- Personal fears and national nightmares : the Holocaust complex in Israeli cinema / Ilan Avisar -- Inherited fear : second-generation poets and novelists in Israel / Hanna Yaoz -- Holocaust trauma in the second-generation : the Hebrew fiction of David Grossman and Savyon Liebrecht / Leon I. Yudkin -- Transmission of memory : the post-Holocaust generation in the Diaspora / Ellen S. Fine -- Mediums of memory : artistic responses of the second generation / Stephen C. Feinstein -- Bearing witness : theological implications of second-generation literature in America / Alan L. Berger -- Auto/biography and fiction after Auschwitz : probing the boundaries of second-generation aesthetics / Sara R. Horowitz -- The Holocaust in the postmodernist era / Efraim Sicher -- Acknowledging the Holocaust in contemporary American fiction and criticism / Emily Miller Budick -- Afterword : the Shoah between memory and history / Saul Friedländer.
ISBN 0252022807 (alk. paper)
0252066561 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 36485790
Table of Contents
 Introduction / Efraim Sicher1
1The Burden of Memory: The Writing of the Post-Holocaust Generation / Efraim Sicher19
2Transgenerational Aftereffects of the Holocaust in Israel: Three Generations / Dan Bar-On91
3The Formation of Holocaust Consciousness in the State of Israel: The Early Days / Hanna Yablonka119
4Personal Fears and National Nightmares: The Holocaust Complex in Israeli Cinema / Ilan Avisar137
5Inherited Fear: Second-Generation Poets and Novelists in Israel / Hanna Yaoz160
6Holocaust Trauma in the Second Generation: The Hebrew Fiction of David Grossman and Savyon Liebrecht / Leon I. Yudkin170
7Transmission of Memory: The Post-Holocaust Generation in the Diaspora / Ellen S. Fine185
8Mediums of Memory: Artistic Responses of the Second Generation / Stephen C. Feinstein201
9Bearing Witness: Theological Implications of Second-Generation Literature in America / Alan L. Berger252
10Auto/Biography and Fiction after Auschwitz: Probing the Boundaries of Second-Generation Aesthetics / Sara R. Horowitz276
11The Holocaust in the Postmodernist Era / Efraim Sicher297
12Acknowledging the Holocaust in Contemporary American Fiction and Criticism / Emily Miller Budick329
 Afterword: The Shoah between Memory and History / Saul Friedlander345

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