Oeuvre Lazaréenne: Anna Langfus's Holocaust Writing 1960-65

Angela O'Flaherty

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Abstract

The non-representability of the Holocaust as an unprecedented event at 'the limits of representation' has dominated Holocaust studies in philosophy and historiography (Friedlander). In the aesthetic dimension, the focus has been on trauma (psychological unrepresentability) and ethics (who can speak and how should we look back? Fiction versus non-representation).
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2009
EventConcentrationary Memories: The Politics of Representation 1945-1985 -
Duration: 1 Jan 1900 → …

Conference

ConferenceConcentrationary Memories: The Politics of Representation 1945-1985
Period1/01/00 → …

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Keywords

  • totalitarianism
  • aesthetics
  • cultural memory
  • holocaust studies

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O'Flaherty, A. (2009). Oeuvre Lazaréenne: Anna Langfus's Holocaust Writing 1960-65. Paper presented at Concentrationary Memories: The Politics of Representation 1945-1985, .