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The Resource A thousand darknesses : lies and truth in Holocaust fiction, Ruth Franklin

A thousand darknesses : lies and truth in Holocaust fiction, Ruth Franklin

Label
A thousand darknesses : lies and truth in Holocaust fiction
Title
A thousand darknesses
Title remainder
lies and truth in Holocaust fiction
Statement of responsibility
Ruth Franklin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What is the difference between writing a novel about the Holocaust and fabricating a memoir? Do narratives about the Holocaust have a special obligation to be 'truthful'--that is, faithful to the facts of history? Or is it okay to lie in such works? In her provocative study A Thousand Darknesses, Ruth Franklin investigates these questions as they arise in the most significant works of Holocaust fiction, from Tadeusz Borowski's Auschwitz stories to Jonathan Safran Foer's postmodernist family history. Franklin argues that the memory-obsessed culture of the last few decades has led us to mistaken
Cataloging source
N$T
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Franklin, Ruth
Dewey number
809/.93358405318
Index
index present
LC call number
PN56.3.J4
LC item number
F73 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), in literature
  • Jewish fiction
  • Truth in literature
  • Memory in literature
  • TRAVEL
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) in literature
  • Jewish fiction
  • Memory in literature
  • Truth in literature
Label
A thousand darknesses : lies and truth in Holocaust fiction, Ruth Franklin
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Angry young man / Tadeusz Borowski -- The alchemist / Primo Levi -- The kabbalist in the death camps / Elie Wiesel -- The anti-witness / Piotr Rawicz -- The art of the self / Jerzy Kosinski (or the prankster)? -- Child of Auschwitz / Imre Kertesz -- A story for you / Thomas Keneally, Steven Spielberg -- The ghost writer / Wolfgang Koeppen -- The effect of the real / W.G. Sebald -- Willing executioners / Bernhard Schlink -- Identity theft : The second generation -- The third generation
Control code
680002639
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 256 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282880894
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)680002639
Label
A thousand darknesses : lies and truth in Holocaust fiction, Ruth Franklin
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Angry young man / Tadeusz Borowski -- The alchemist / Primo Levi -- The kabbalist in the death camps / Elie Wiesel -- The anti-witness / Piotr Rawicz -- The art of the self / Jerzy Kosinski (or the prankster)? -- Child of Auschwitz / Imre Kertesz -- A story for you / Thomas Keneally, Steven Spielberg -- The ghost writer / Wolfgang Koeppen -- The effect of the real / W.G. Sebald -- Willing executioners / Bernhard Schlink -- Identity theft : The second generation -- The third generation
Control code
680002639
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 256 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282880894
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)680002639

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