Disappearing Traces: Holocaust Testimonials, Ethics, and Aesthetics

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In Disappearing Traces , Dorota Glowacka examines the tensions between the ethical and aesthetic imperatives in literary, artistic, and philosophical works about the Holocaust, in a search for new ways to understand the traumatic past and its impact on the present. She engages with the work of leading 20th-century philosophers and theorists, including Levinas, Benjamin, Lyotard, and Derrida, to consider the role of language in the construction and transmission of traumatic memories; the relation between self-identity and ...

Disappearing Traces: Holocaust Testimonials, Ethics, and Aesthetics 2012, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780295991696

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Disappearing Traces: Holocaust Testimonials, Ethics, and Aesthetics 2012, University of Washington Press, Seattle

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