After the Holocaust: The Book of Job, Primo Levi, and the - download pdf or read online

By C. Fred Alford

ISBN-10: 0521747066

ISBN-13: 9780521747066

ISBN-10: 052176632X

ISBN-13: 9780521766326

The Holocaust marks a decisive second in glossy agony during which it turns into virtually most unlikely to discover that means or redemption within the adventure. during this research, C. Fred Alford bargains a brand new and considerate exam of the event of ache. relocating from the booklet of activity, an account of significant affliction in a God-drenched global, to the paintings of Primo Levi, who tried to discover that means within the Holocaust via absolute readability of perception, he concludes that neither technique works good in trendy international. more desirable are the day by day coping practices of a few survivors. Drawing on tales of survivors from the Fortunoff Video documents, Alford additionally applies the paintings of Julia Kristeva and the psychoanalyst Donald Winnicot to his exam of a subject that has been and remains to be primary to human experience.

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