One of our most incisive critics asks where the assault against the canons of Western culture has led us. "Other scholars have written about 'literature after Auschwitz, ' but none has brought to this dire subject Hartman's combination of knowledge, thoughtfulness, scope, and scruple. . . ".--Denis Donoghue, author of CONNOISSEURS OF CHAOS.

The Fateful Question of Culture 1998, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231114097

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The Fateful Question of Culture 1997, Columbia University Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780231084901