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Unspeakable Secrets and the Psychoanalysis of Culture
Unspeakable Secrets and the Psychoanalysis of Culture (August 2008)
Esther Rashkin - Author

2009 Gradiva Award, Theoretical Category, presented by the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis

Explores the radical political potential of close reading to make the case for a new and invigorated psychoanalytic cultural studies.

Esther Rashkin argues that psychoanalysis galvanizes, as no other discipline can, an understanding of texts in their social, historical, an...(Read More)
 
 
The Philosopher as Witness
The Philosopher as Witness (May 2008)
Fackenheim and Responses to the Holocaust
Michael L. Morgan - Editor
Benjamin Pollock - Editor

Responses to Fackenheim’s reflections on the centrality of the Holocaust to philosophy, Jewish thought, and contemporary experience.

Emil Fackenheim (1916–2003), one of the most important Jewish philosophers of the twentieth century, called on the world at large not only to bear witness to the Holocaust as an unprecedented assault on Judaism and on humanity, but also to recognize that the question o...(Read More)
 
 
American Talmud
American Talmud (March 2007)
The Cultural Work of Jewish American Fiction
Ezra Cappell - Author

Looks at the role of Jewish American fiction in the larger context of American culture.

In American Talmud, Ezra Cappell redefines the genre of Jewish American fiction and places it squarely within the larger context of American literature. Cappell departs from the conventional approach of defining Jewish American authors solely in terms of their ethnic origins and sociological constructs, and instead context...(Read More)
 
 
Jakub's World
Jakub's World (April 2005)
A Boy's Story of Loss and Survival in the Holocaust
Alicia Nitecki - Author
Jack Terry - Author

A boy's world is shattered by the Holocaust.

When German troops come to the small village of Bełzyce, Poland, in 1939, nine-year-old Jakub Szabmacher's world is forever changed. At first the humiliations inflicted by the Germans seem small, but the conditions worsen until eventually Jakub's family and much of his village are murdered, and he is sent to various concentration camps in Poland and Germany, where he s...(Read More)
 
 
On Austrian Soil
On Austrian Soil (March 2005)
Teaching Those I Was Taught to Hate
Sondra Perl - Author

FINALIST - 2006 Independent Publishers Book Award in the Autobiography/Memoir category

An award-winning teacher takes a journey into alien territory: Austria, Hitler's birthplace, and the territory of her own hatred. A teaching memoir that offers a pedagogy of hope.

Most educators keep their teaching secret. In On Austrian Soil, an award-winning teacher, Sondra Perl, opens her class...(Read More)
 
 
Jewish American and Holocaust Literature
Jewish American and Holocaust Literature (September 2004)
Representation in the Postmodern World
Alan L. Berger - Editor
Gloria L. Cronin - Editor

Deepens and enriches our understanding of the Jewish literary tradition and the implications of the Shoah.

Challenging the notion that Jewish American and Holocaust literature have exhausted their limits, this volume reexamines these closely linked traditions in light of recent postmodern theory. Composed against the tumultuous background of great cultural transition and unprecedented state-sponsored systematic murder, ...(Read More)
 
 
Confronting Evil
Confronting Evil (April 2004)
Two Journeys
Fred Emil Katz - Author

Using insights from behavioral science, a Holocaust survivor explores how evil actions can seem "moral" to the perpetrators and how we must alter our thinking to prevent this.

Confronting Evil describes Fred Emil Katz's two journeys in response to surviving the Holocaust. One journey is that of a survivor who tries to come to terms with his own survival, and who must cope with survival guilt as well as t...(Read More)
 
 
Traumatic Encounters
Traumatic Encounters (August 2003)
Holocaust Representation and the Hegelian Subject
Paul Eisenstein - Author

Addresses the difficulty of representing the Holocaust in literature and on film.

Traumatic Encounters
argues for an alternative memorial path in Holocaust and cultural studies—one that shows the vital necessity of thinking in a universal way about an event like the Holocaust. Relying on Hegel's notion that the particular is already universal, Eisenstein shows how the encounter with trauma transpires not in the ...(Read More)
 
 
Ethics and Selfhood
Ethics and Selfhood (July 2003)
Alterity and the Phenomenology of Obligation
James R. Mensch - Author

Argues that a coherent theory of ethics requires an account of selfhood.

According to James R. Mensch, a minimal requirement for ethics is that of guarding against genocide. In deciding which races are to live and which to die, genocide takes up a standpoint outside of humanity. To guard against this, Mensch argues that we must attain the critical distance required for ethical judgment without assuming a superhuman po...(Read More)
 
 
Over the Rooftops of Time
Over the Rooftops of Time (November 2002)
Jewish Stories, Essays, Poems
Myra Sklarew - Author

Wide-ranging and poignant reflections on literature, art, science, and memory.

In this collection of essays, stories, and poems, award-winning poet and fiction writer Myra Sklarew traces a journey across the latter half of the twentieth century and into the twenty-first. Her point of view is Jewish, though her subjects include science, exile, the future, the Holocaust, the remaining Jewish community of Morocco, Yidd...(Read More)
 
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