History And Memory After Auschwitz by Dominick LaCapraHistory And Memory After Auschwitz by Dominick LaCapra

History And Memory After Auschwitz

byDominick LaCapra, Dominick L. Capra

Paperback | April 2, 1998

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Dominick LaCapra focuses on the interactions among history, memory, and ethicopolitical concerns as they emerge in the aftermath of the Shoah. Particularly notable are his analyses of Albert Camus's novella The Fall, Claude Lanzmann's film Shoah, and Art Spiegelman's "comic book" Maus. LaCapra also considers the Historians' Debate in the aftermath of German reunification and the role of psychoanalysis in historical understanding and critical theory.
Dominick LaCapra is Professor Emeritus of History atCornell University. He is the author of many books, includingHistory, Literature, Critical Theory;History and Its Limits: Human, Animal, Violence; andHistory in Transit: Experience, Identity, Critical Theory, all from Cornell.
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Title:History And Memory After AuschwitzFormat:PaperbackDimensions:232 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.22 inPublished:April 2, 1998Publisher:CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS

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ISBN - 10:0801484960

ISBN - 13:9780801484964

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"With the publication of History and Memory after Auschwitz, Dominick LaCapra has become the most sensitive and penetrating interpreter of the highly complex and difficult issues raised by the representation of the Holocaust."—Saul Friedlander, author of Memory, History, and the Extermination of the Jews of Europe