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AUSCHWITZ AND AFTER Race, Culture, and "The Jewish Question" in France by  Lawrence D Kritzman - Paperback - First Edition - 1995 - from Ravenswood Books and

AUSCHWITZ AND AFTER Race, Culture, and "The Jewish Question" in France

by Kritzman, Lawrence D

Condition: Very Good

New York: Routledge. Very Good. 1995. First Edition. Softcover. 0415904412 . Retired library book but still in very good condition - laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Interior clean and tight, light soiling outer edge of pages, light edgewear to cover. ; 8vo; Reviews: "Auschwitz and After represents a truly notable step toward providing substantial insights into...Jewish identity in post-war France.." Beginning with Marcel Ophus's documentary The Sorrow and the Pity (1970) there has been an attempt to question the idea of a totally unified, courageous and resistant wartime France. Even more startling have been the increasingly shocking revelations that the politics of collaboration were a mere extension of a deep-seated French anti-semitic tradition. In the shadow of these developments French writers and philosophers today are reflecting on the meaning of Jewish identity in the contemporary world. Auschwitz and After analyses for the first time how the memory of Auschwitz and the collaboration continue to haunt the French...." (550) .


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