Anglo-Jewish Women Writing the Holocaust: Displaced Witnesses

Anglo-Jewish Women Writing the Holocaust: Displaced Witnesses

by P. Lassner


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In itsanalysis of Anglo-Jewish women writing the Holocaust, this book highlights the necessity of their inclusion in the evolving canon of modern British literature, byshowing how thesewriters complicate theories of trauma and memory by using fantasy and the Gothic as a response to silence.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230202580
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 08/20/2008
Edition description: 2008
Pages: 225
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

PHYLLIS LASSNER teaches Women's Studies, Jewish Studies, and Writing at Northwestern University, Illinois, USA. She is the author of two books on Elizabeth Bowen, British Women Writers of World War II, Colonial Strangers and many articles on interwar and wartime women writers.

Table of Contents

Introduction Other People's Houses: Remembering the Kindertransport Karen Gershon: Stranger from the Kindertransport Dramas of the Kindertransport and its Aftermath The Transgenerational Haunting of Anne Karpf and Lisa Appignanesi Elaine Feinstein's Holocaust Imagination Displaced Testimony: The Dramas of Julia Pascal and Sue Frumin Afterword Bibliography Index

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