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    DescriptionBeginning 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. These critical evaluations are accompianed by provocative essays on the "jewish Question" and the politics of race as they have been studied by writers, historians, philosophers and film makers in postwar France.


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    Title
    Auschwitz and After
    Subtitle
    Race, Culture and the Jewish Question in France
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Lawrence D. Kritzman
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 346
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 725 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415904407
    ISBN 10: 0415904404
    Classifications

    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBLW3, HBTB
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.3
    BIC subject category V2: JFSR1, JFCX
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 40, 01
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    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15800
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Libri: I-AH
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    B&T Approval Code: A14777500
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    BISAC V2.8: ART023000, HIS000000, SOC002010
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    DC22: 305.8924044
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    DC21: 305.892404409045
    LC classification: DS135.F83A
    DC22: 305.892/4044/09045
    LC classification: DS135.F83 A87 1995
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: JBSR, NHTB, NHD, JBCC9
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    02 February 1995
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Lawrence D. Kritzman is Edward Tuck Professor of French and Chair of the Program in Comparative Literature at Dartmouth College. He has edited Politics, Philosophy, Culture, a selection of interviews and essays by Michel Foucault.
    Review quote
    "Auschwitz and After represents a truly notable step toward providing substantial insights into...Jewish identity in post-war France.."-"French Review