Orbán, Katalin. Ethical Diversions: The Post-Holocaust Narratives of Pynchon, Abish, DeLillo, and Spiegelman. Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory. London, New York: Routledge, 2005.
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Language: en: English
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 978-0-415-97167-6
BibTeX citation key: Orban2005
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Keywords: "Maus", Ethics, Holocaust, Spiegelman. Art, USA
Publisher: Routledge (London, New York)
This title suggests that although the treatment and evasion of the Holocaust in certain postmodern texts often seems irresponsible, the texts have a deep affinity with ethical theories anchored in notions of obsession, persecution and trauma.
Table of Contents
1. “Mauschwitz”: Monsters, Memory, and Testimony (35)
2. Familiarity and Forgetfulness in Walter Abish's Fiction (75)
3. Pinpricks on the Ars(e) Narrandi: Liminality and Oven-Games in Gravity's Rainbow (115)
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