Transcultural Negotiations of Holocaust Memory: A Special Issue Edited by Stef Craps and Michael Rothberg

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Criticism Volume 53, Number 4

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Criticism Volume 53 Number 4 is a special issue that aims to provide further insight into the value, limitations, and pitfalls of the comparative study of Holocaust memory, with particular attention to the central role the Holocaust has come to play in efforts to conceptualize, legitimize, or marginalize experiences of suffering across the globe.


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Introduction: Transcultural Negotiations of Holocaust Memory
Stef Craps and Michael Rothberg

From Gaza to Warsaw: Mapping Multidirectional Memory
Michael Rothberg

Video Testimony, Modernity, and the Claims of Melancholia
Pieter Vermeulen

Traumatic Mirrorings: Holocaust and Colonial Trauma in Michael Chabon's The Final Solution
Stef Craps and Gert Buelens

The Holocaust as a Paradigm for the Congo Atrocities: Adam Hochschild's King Leopold's Ghost
Sarah De Mul

International Human Rights and the Politics of Memory: Limits and Challenges
Andreas Huyssen


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Additional Information 6x9, 124 pages, published February 16, 2012

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