Third-Generation Holocaust Representation
Trauma, History, and Memory
Imprint: Northwestern University Press
On the Periphery: The “Tangled Roots” of Holocaust Remembrance for the Third Generation
The Intergenerational Transmission of Memory and Trauma: From Survivor Writing to Post-Holocaust Representation
Third-Generation Memoirs: Metonymy and Representation in Daniel Mendelsohn’s The Lost
Trauma and Tradition: Changing Classical Paradigms in Third-Generation Novelists
Nicole Krauss: Inheriting the Burden of Holocaust Trauma
Refugee Writers and Holocaust Trauma
“There were times when it was possible to weigh suffering”: Julie Orringer’s The Invisible Bridge and the Extended Trauma of the Holocaust
"The authors address a number of questions: How are those of the third generation affected by the memories they have inherited? How can they present a world that existed in the past, one they never experienced? To what extent is the new generation of Holocaust writers struck by this tragic past? Are these questions relevant to issues such as present-day assimilation attempts? Aarons and Berger offer a convincing and deeply moving analysis of these and a number of other questions. These third-generation texts provide deep insight into a world the authors never saw or experienced and offer new ways of giving a voice to those who were brutally murdered in the Holocaust. Recommended." —CHOICE
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