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Contents Foreword Imre Kertész Europe’s Oppressive Legacy vii Introduction Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek and Louise O. Vasvári Introduction to Comparative Central European Holocaust Studies xiii Part One Historical Representations of the Holocaust in Central Europe Ruth G. Biró Representations of Budapest 1944-1945 in Holocaust Literature 3 Tamás Kisantal The Holocaust as a Paradigm for Ethical Thinking and Representation 18 Magdalena Marsovszky About Antisemitism in Post-1989 Hungary 28 Andrea Pető About the Narratives of a Blood Libel Case in Post-Shoah Hungary 40 Part Two Holocaust Testimony and Narratives Anna Richardson Mapping the Lines of Fact and Fiction in Holocaust Testimonial Novels 53 Ilana Rosen Rescue Narratives by Central European Holocaust Survivors from Carpatho-Russia 67 Anne Rothe The Third Reich and the Holocaust in East German Official Memory 79 Part Three Kertész in Central European Holocaust Studies Marko Čudić On the Translation of Kertész’s Sorstalanság (Fatelessness) into Serbian 97 Esther Faye Kertész and the Problem of Guilt in Unfinished Mourning 110 Sándor Radnóti Polyphony in Kertész’s Kaddish for an Unborn Child (Kaddish a meg nem született gyermekért) 122 Mihály Szilágyi-Gál Arendt and Kertész on the Banality of Evil 133 Part Four The Holocaust and Central European Women’s Life Writing Iris Milner Towards a New Reading of Ida Fink’s The Journey 147 Louise O. Vasvári Emigrée Central European Women’s Holocaust Life Writing 158 Louise O. Vasvári Introduction to and Bibliography of Central European Women’s Holocaust Life Writing in English 173 Contributor Profiles 201 Index 207 ...


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