Poetry After Auschwitz: Remembering What One Never Knew

Poetry After Auschwitz Remembering What One Never Knew In this pathbreaking study Susan Gubar demonstrates that Theodor Adorno s famous injunction against writing poetry after Auschwitz paradoxically inspired an ongoing literary tradition From the s

  • Title: Poetry After Auschwitz: Remembering What One Never Knew
  • Author: Susan Gubar
  • ISBN: 9780253218872
  • Page: 487
  • Format: Paperback
  • In this pathbreaking study, Susan Gubar demonstrates that Theodor Adorno s famous injunction against writing poetry after Auschwitz paradoxically inspired an ongoing literary tradition From the 1960s to the present, as the Shoah receded into a remote European past, many contemporary writers grappled with personal and political, ethical and aesthetic consequences of tIn this pathbreaking study, Susan Gubar demonstrates that Theodor Adorno s famous injunction against writing poetry after Auschwitz paradoxically inspired an ongoing literary tradition From the 1960s to the present, as the Shoah receded into a remote European past, many contemporary writers grappled with personal and political, ethical and aesthetic consequences of the disaster By speaking about or even as the dead, these poets tell what it means to cite, reconfigure, consume, or envy the traumatic memories of an earlier generation This moving meditation by a major feminist critic finds in poetry a stimulant to empathy that can help us take to heart what we forget at our own peril.

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    About "Susan Gubar"

    1. Susan Gubar

      Susan D Gubar born November 30, 1944 is an American author and distinguished Professor Emerita of English and Women s Studies at Indiana University She is best known for co authoring, with Sandra M Gilbert, a standard feminist text, The Madwoman in the Attic The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth Century Literary Imagination 1979 and a trilogy on women s writing in the 20th century.

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