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  1. Required reading: In addition to the reading listed below, additional reading will be supplied, either online or as photocopies.

  2. Week 1 1 item
    1. No set reading.

  3. Week 2 1 item
    1. If This Is a Man: And the Truce - Primo Levi 1987

      Book Essential

  4. Week 3 2 items
    1. Night - Elie Wiesel 1981

      Book Essential

    2. Auschwitz and After - Charlotte Delbo 1995

      Book Essential Charlotte Delbo, “None of Us Will Return”

  5. Week 4 1 item
    1. Poems to be provided.

  6. Week 5 1 item
    1. Kaddish for an Unborn Child - Imre Kertész, Tim Wilkinson 2010

      Book Essential NOTE: make sure you get the Tim Wilkinson translation: the other one is rubbish.

  7. Week 6 5 items
    1. The Totalitarian Movement - Hannah Arendt

      Chapter Essential

    2. Appendix: The Principles of Newspeak - George Orwell

      Chapter Essential

  8. Week 7 1 item
    1. READING WEEK. No set reading.

  9. Week 8 2 items
    1. The red ribbon - L. J. Adlington 2017

      Book Essential

    2. The boy in the striped pyjamas - John Boyne 2008

      Book Recommended I will presume you are also familiar with this text

  10. Week 9 2 items
    1. Reunion - Fred Uhlman 2006

      Book Essential

    2. An Absence in Context - Kristen Gwyer

      Chapter Essential

  11. Week 10 1 item
    1. The kindly ones: a novel - Jonathan Littell 2010

      Book Essential We will only be reading the first section of this masterpiece, and a little more to get a tone (this will be provided).

  12. Week 11 1 item
    1. The Dark Room - Rachel Seiffert 2002

      Book Essential Rachel Seiffert is giving our annual David Cesarani Memorial Holocaust Lecture in January and will be our first Writer-in-residence in early May 2019: this will include a one day workshop on her work, which we hope you will attend.

  13. Week 12 1 item
    1. A Boy in Winter - Rachel Seiffert 2018

      Book Essential

  14. Bibliography 104 items
    1. At the Mind's Limits - Jean Amery 1998 (Paperback)

      Book Further

    2. Foregone Conclusions: Against Apocalyptic History - Michael André Bernstein, Michael Andrâe Bernstein 1994 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    3. The Writing Of The Disaster - Maurice Blanchot, Ann Smock 1995

      Book Further

    4. Trauma: Explorations In Memory - Cathy Caruth 1995

      Book Further ‘Introduction’

    5. Modernity, Culture and the Jew - Laura Marcus, Bryan Cheyette 1998

      Book Further Cheyette, Bryan, ‘The Ethical Uncertainty of Primo Levi’

    6. The Afterlife of Holocaust Memory in Contemporary Literature and Culture - Richard Crownshaw, Richard Crownshaw 2010

      Book Further

    7. The Holocaust And The Postmodern - Robert Eaglestone 2009

      Book Further

    8. The Holocaust And The Postmodern - Robert Eaglestone 2004 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    9. By Words Alone: The Holocaust In Literature - Sidra DeKoven Ezrahi 1980

      Book Further

    10. The Americanization of the Holocaust - Hilene Flanzbaum 1999

      Book Further

    11. The Americanization of the Holocaust - Hilene Flanzbaum 1999

      Book Further Furman, Andrew ‘Inheriting the Holocaust: Jewish American Fiction and the Double Bind of the Second Generation Survivor 83-101.

    12. On Collective Memory - Maurice Halbwachs, Lewis A. Coser 1992

      Book Further

    13. Holocaust Remembrance: The Shapes Of Memory - Geoffrey H. Hartman 1994

      Book Further

    14. Memory Shot Through With Holes - Henri Raczymow, Alan Astro 1994

      Article Further

    15. The generation of postmemory - Marianne Hirsch 2012

      Book Further

    16. History And Memory After Auschwitz - Dominick LaCapra 1998

      Book Further

    17. Representing the Holocaust: history, theory, trauma - Dominick LaCapra 1994 (electronic resource)

      Book Further

    18. Writing and the Holocaust - Berel Lang 1988

      Book Further

    19. Act And Idea In The Nazi Genocide - Berel Lang 2003

      Book Further

    20. Art From The Ashes: A Holocaust Anthology - Lawrence L. Langer 1995

      Book Further

    21. Holocaust Testimonies: The Ruins Of Memory - Lawrence L. Langer 1991

      Book Further

    22. Preempting the Holocaust - Lawrence L. Langer 1998

      Book Further

    23. The Holocaust And The Literary Imagination - Lawrence L. Langer 1975

      Book Further

    24. A Tempered Wind - Karen Gershon 2010

      Book Further

    25. Books and Beyond: The Greenwood Encyclopedia of New American Reading - Peter Lawson 2008

      Book Further Lawson, Peter, ‘Holocaust Fiction’ 483-498.

    26. Jewish Women's Writing Of The 1990s And Beyond In Great Britain And The United States - Ulrike Behlau, Bernhard Reitz 2004

      Book Further Lawson, Peter, ‘Three Kindertransport Poets: Karen Gershon, Lotte Kramer and Gerda Mayer’ 87-94.

    27. W.g. Sebald: A Critical Companion - J. J. Long, Anne Whitehead 2004

      Book Further

    28. Postmodernism and the Holocaust - Alan Milchman 1998

      Book Further

    29. The Holocaust And The Text: Speaking The Unspeakable - Andrew Leak, George Paizis 2000

      Book Further

    30. Narrating the Holocaust - Andrea Reiter 2000

      Book Further

    31. Narrating the Holocaust - Andrea Reiter 2005 (electronic book)

      Book Further

    32. Performing Memory in Art and Popular Culture - Liedeke Plate 2015

      Book Further Rothberg, Michael, ‘Multidirectional Memory and the Implicated Subject: On Sebald and Kentridge’ 39-58.

    33. Tony Harrison and the Holocaust - Antony Rowland 2001

      Book Further

    34. Tony Harrison and the Holocaust - Antony Rowland 2001 (electronic book)

      Book Further

    35. Imagining the Holocaust - Daniel R. Schwarz 1999

      Book Further

    36. The Holocaust Novel - Efraim Sicher 2005

      Book Further

    37. Language And Silence: Essays 1958-1966 - George Steiner 1985

      Book Further

    38. Social Theory After The Holocaust - Robert Fine, Charles Turner 2000

      Book Further Stone, Dan, ‘Holocaust Testimony and the Challenge to the Philosophy of History’ 219-234.

    39. Holocaust Fiction - Sue Vice 2000 (electronic book)

      Book Further

    40. Holocaust Fiction - Sue Vice 2000

      Book Further

    41. Children Writing The Holocaust - Sue Vice 2004

      Book Further

    42. Children Writing The Holocaust - Sue Vice 2004 (electronic book)

      Book Further

    43. All Rivers Run To The Sea: Memoirs - Elie Wiesel 1996

      Book Further

    44. The Art Of Memory: Holocaust Memorials In History - James E. Young, Jewish Museum (New York) 1994

      Book Further

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