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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)
The Continuing Agony
The Continuing Agony (January 2002)
From the Carmelite Convent to the Crosses at Auschwitz
Alan L. Berger - Editor
Harry J. Cargas - Editor
Susan E. Nowak - Editor

Reflections from Jews and Roman Catholics on their struggles with the crucial and painful issues that continue to plague Christian-Jewish dialogue.

This book evolved from the editors’ long-standing conviction that informed and honest dialogue is essential in seeking even a partial mending of Christian-Jewish relations after Auschwitz. The task is daunting because of the tortured history involved, and owing...(Read More)
Children of Job
Children of Job (May 1997)
American Second-Generation Witnesses to the Holocaust
Alan L. Berger - Author

An original contribution to Holocaust studies that demonstrates the theological and psychosocial issues emerging in novels and films by sons and daughters of survivors.

Focusing on the novels and films of daughters and sons of Holocaust survivors, this book sheds light on the relationship between the Holocaust and contemporary Jewish identity. It is the first systematic analysis of a body of work that introduces a new generation of...(Read More)
Crisis and Covenant
Crisis and Covenant (October 1985)
The Holocaust in American Jewish Fiction
Alan L. Berger - Author

I am convinced that this book will be an important contribution to the understanding of events and issues that defy understanding.

"Much has been written about the theology of the Holocaust, and also about the literature of the Holocaust. What Alan Berger has done is to combine both. Furthermore, he deals more with writers than with concepts, or rather: he deals with concepts through the works of writers." -- Elie Wiesel, Andrew W. Mellon ...(Read More)
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