Bücher | Books - Part 28

posted by PP on 2005/08/25 14:40

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Louise O. Vasvári and Steven Totosy de Zepetnek edited
Imre Kertész and Holocaust Literature. West Lafayette: Purdue University Press 2005 (Purdue Books in Comparative Cultural Studies 8). ISBN 1-55753-396-2 (pbk). 340 pp., US$ 34.95.
The first English-language volume on the work of Imre Kertész contains papers by scholars in Canada, Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, New Zealand, and the USA, as well as historical papers about the background of the Holocaust in Hungary. Articles in the volume are:
  • Imre Kertész and Hungarian Literature (by Enikö Molnár Basa)
  • Jewishness in Hungary, Imre Kertész, and the Choice of an Identity (by Sara Cohen)
  • The Aporia of Imre Kertész (by Robert Eaglestone)
  • Imre Kertész, Hegel, and the Philosophy of Reconciliation (by Amos Friedland)
  • Identities of the Jew and the Hungarian (by András Gerö)
  • Representing the Holocaust, Kertész's Fatelessness, and Benigni's La vita è bella (by Bettina von Jagow)
  • Imre Kertész's Fatelessness as Historical Fiction (by Julia Karolle)
  • Reading Imre Kertész in English (by Adrienne Kertzer)
  • Imre Kertész's Fatelessness and the Myth about Auschwitz in Hungary (by Kornélia Koltai)
  • The Historians' Debate about the Holocaust in Hungary (by András Kovács)
  • Imre Kertész and Hungary Today (by Magdalena Marsovszky)
  • Imre Kertész's Aesthetics of the Holocaust (by Sára Molnár)
  • The Dichotomy of Perspectives in the Work of Imre Kertész and Jorge Semprún (by Marie Peguy)
  • Imre Kertész and the Filming of Sorstalanság (by Catherine Portuges)
  • Danilo Kis, Imre Kertész, and the Myth of the Holocaust (by Rosana Ratkovcic)
  • Imre Kertész's Jegyzökönyv [Sworn Statement] and the Self Deprived of Itself (by Tamás Scheibner)
  • Imre Kertész's Kaddish for an Unborn Child (by Eluned Summers-Bremner)
  • Imre Kertész's Nobel Prize in Literature and the Print Media (by Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek)
  • Holocaust Literature and Imre Kertész (by Paul Várnai)
  • The Novelness of Imre Kertész's Fatelessness (by Louise O. Vasvári)
  • The Media and Imre Kertész's Nobel Prize in Literature (by Judy Young)
In addition to the papers about Kertész's work, the volume includes an as of yet in English unpublished text by Imre Kertész, Galley Boat-Log [Gályanapló]: Excerpt(s) translated by Tim Wilkinson, a review article about books on Jewish Identity and anti-Semitism Central Europe (by Barbara Breysach), and a Bibliography of Imre Kertész's Œuvre and Publications about his Work (by Steven Totosy).


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Seitenwechsel. Geschichten vom Fußball. Hgg. v. Samo Kobenter u. Peter Plener. Wien: Bohmann 2008, 237 pp.
(Weitere Informationen hier)
Transcarpathica. Germanistisches Jahrbuch Rumänien 3-4/2004-2005. Hgg. v. Andrei Corbea-Hoisie u. Alexander Rubel. Bukarest/Bucuresti: Editura Paideia 2008, 336 pp.
[Die online-Fassung meines Einleitungsbeitrags "Thesen zur Bedeutung der Medien für Erinnerungen und Kulturen in Mitteleuropa" findet sich auf Kakanien revisited (Abstract / .pdf).]
Seitenweise. Was das Buch ist. Hgg. v. Thomas Eder, Samo Kobenter u. Peter Plener. Wien: Bundespressedienst 2010, 480 pp.
(Weitere Informationen hier wie da, v.a. auch do. - und die Rezension von Ursula Reber findet sich hier [.pdf].)
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