Writing the Holocaust Today: Critical Perspectives on Jonathan Littell's The Kindly Ones

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Originally written in French, The Kindly Ones (2006) is the first major work of the Jewish-American author Jonathan Littell. Its extraordinary critical and commercial success, spawning a series of heated debates, has made this publication one of the most significant literary phenomena of recent years. Taking the Holocaust as its central topic, The Kindly Ones is a disturbing novel: disturbing in its use of explicit sexual descriptions, in its construction of a perverted psychic world, in its combination of accurate ...

Writing the Holocaust Today: Critical Perspectives on Jonathan Littell's The Kindly Ones 2012, Editions Rodopi B.V., Leiden

ISBN-13: 9789042035867

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