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Responses to Auschwitz and the Literary Imagination

Michael L. Morgan

in Beyond Auschwitz: Post-Holocaust Jewish Thought in America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148626
eISBN:
9780199870011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148622.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The views of various American liberal intellectuals and Jewish writers on the Nazi death camps are discussed, starting with Lionel Trilling, a postwar New York literary critic, who addressed the ... More


The Holocaust and the Intellectuals of the Fifties and Sixties

Michael L. Morgan

in Beyond Auschwitz: Post-Holocaust Jewish Thought in America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148626
eISBN:
9780199870011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148622.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

From 1945 to 1965, the Holocaust and the Nazi destruction of European Jewry came to occupy the attention of a small number of intellectuals whose work would have a significant impact on ... More


Richard Rubenstein and the New Paganism

Michael L. Morgan

in Beyond Auschwitz: Post-Holocaust Jewish Thought in America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148626
eISBN:
9780199870011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148622.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this chapter, and in the next four, an analysis and examination is made of the writings of the major American Jewish thinkers/theologians. The thinker addressed in this chapter is Richard ... More


Emil Fackenheim: Fidelity and Recovery in the Post‐Holocaust Epoch

Michael L. Morgan

in Beyond Auschwitz: Post-Holocaust Jewish Thought in America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148626
eISBN:
9780199870011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148622.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this chapter, and in Chs. 6–9, an analysis and examination is made of the writings of the major American Jewish thinkers/theologians. The thinker addressed in this chapter is Emil Fackenheim, a ... More


Approaching an Auschwitz Survivor: Holocaust Testimony and its Transformations

Jürgen Matthäus (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195389159
eISBN:
9780199866694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389159.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Historiography

Presenting a new departure on Holocaust testimony, this book combines analytical reflections by scholars from different backgrounds on the post-war memories of one survivor, Helen “Zippi” Tichauer. ... More


The Sound and the Fury Redux and the End of the World War I Mobilization Novel

Keith Gandal

in The Gun and the Pen: Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner and the Fiction of Mobilization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195338911
eISBN:
9780199867127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195338911.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, American, 20th Century Literature

When anti-Semitism becomes untenable after the Holocaust is revealed toward the end of World War II, Faulkner himself revises The Sound and the Fury in an Appendix that strikingly demonizes his once ... More


A Tale of Two Cities of Death: Treblinka and Oświęcim

Maurizio Cinquegrani

in Journey to Poland: Documentary Landscapes of the Holocaust

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474403573
eISBN:
9781474453592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403573.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on two death camps, Treblinka and Auschwitz II-Birkenau, and on documentaries filmed on these locations. Differences between the two places, with the disappearance of Treblinka ... More


Arthur Cohen and the Holocaust as Tremendum

Michael L. Morgan

in Beyond Auschwitz: Post-Holocaust Jewish Thought in America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148626
eISBN:
9780199870011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148622.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this chapter, and in Chs. 6–8, and 10, an analysis and examination is made of the writings of the major American Jewish thinkers/theologians. The thinker addressed in this chapter is Arthur Cohen, ... More


Gray Zones: Diabolical Evil Revisited

Claudia Card

in The Atrocity Paradigm: A Theory of Evil

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145083
eISBN:
9780199833115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145089.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter proposes, and illustrates, with the idea of gray zones, a more historically accurate conception of diabolical evil than the one rejected by Kant: the deliberate and successful pursuit of ... More


Eliezer Berkovits and the Tenacity of Faith

Michael L. Morgan

in Beyond Auschwitz: Post-Holocaust Jewish Thought in America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148626
eISBN:
9780199870011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148622.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this chapter, and in Chs. 6, and 8–10, an analysis and examination is made of the writings of the major American Jewish thinkers/theologians. The thinker addressed in this chapter is Eliezer ... More


Irving Greenberg and the Post‐Holocaust Voluntary Covenant

Michael L. Morgan

in Beyond Auschwitz: Post-Holocaust Jewish Thought in America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148626
eISBN:
9780199870011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148622.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this chapter, and in Chs. 6–7, and 9–10, an analysis and examination is made of the writings of the major American Jewish thinkers/theologians. The thinker addressed in this chapter is Irving ... More


The Nazi Wars of Jewish—and Roma—Extermination

Levene Mark

in The Crisis of Genocide: Annihilation II: The European Rimlands 1939-1953

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683048
eISBN:
9780191763137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683048.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter charts the sequence of Jewish and Roma mass killing from Operation Barbarossa in 1941 through to the collapse of the Hitler state in 1945. It follows the pattern of killing both in the ... More


Extermination: The First Period (1941–1943)

Patrick Montague

in Chełmno and the Holocaust: The History of Hitler's First Death Camp

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835272
eISBN:
9781469601854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869413_montague.9
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Herbert Lange chose Chełmno as the site to establish a death camp because it was centrally positioned in relation to the Jewish population of the Warthegau. Located some 60 kilometers northwest of ... More


Death Camp: La Perla

James P. Brennan

in Argentina's Missing Bones: Revisiting the History of the Dirty War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297913
eISBN:
9780520970076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297913.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Some 400 detention centers existed throughout Argentina during the dictatorship and of these there were half a dozen death camps, including the largest of the interior, La Perla, found on the ... More


Introduction

Patrick Montague

in Chełmno and the Holocaust: The History of Hitler's First Death Camp

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835272
eISBN:
9781469601854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869413_montague.7
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book sheds light on the little known but crucial chapter of the Holocaust with respect to concentration camps or extermination centers. Focusing on the Chełmno camp, it attempts to clarify ... More


We Wept Without Tears: Testimonies of the Jewish Sonderkommando from Auschwitz

Gideon Greif

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106510
eISBN:
9780300131987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106510.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Sonderkommando of Auschwitz-Birkenau consisted primarily of Jewish prisoners forced by the Germans to facilitate the mass extermination. Though never involved in the killing itself, they were ... More


Chełmno and the Holocaust: The History of Hitler's First Death Camp

Patrick Montague

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835272
eISBN:
9781469601854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869413_montague
Subject:
History, World Modern History

As the first extermination camp established by the Nazi regime and the prototype of the single-purpose death camps of Treblinka, Sobibor, and Belzec, the Chełmno death camp stands as a crucial but ... More


Safe Among the Germans: Liberated Jews After World War II

Ruth Gay

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092714
eISBN:
9780300133127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092714.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book tells the little-known story of why a quarter-million Jews, survivors of death camps and forced labor, sought refuge in Germany after World War II. Those who had ventured to return to ... More


The Wehrmacht and the Volksgemeinschaft

Rolf-Dieter Müller

in Hitler's Wehrmacht, 1935-1945

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167381
eISBN:
9780813168111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167381.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

Volksgemeinschaft is an idealized concept referring to the Germanic ethnic or national community. The members of this community enjoyed the economic gains under Hitler, but most remembered the past ... More


Adolf Eichmann: The Secret Memoirs

Alan Rosenthal

in The documentary diaries: Working experiences of a non-fiction filmmaker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781784993023
eISBN:
9781526109804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993023.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the making of Rosenthal’s film about the Nazi war criminal Adolph Eichmann, as the author tries to discover who was the real Eichmann behind his façade as a mere cog in the ... More


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