A Critical Companion to Jorge Semprún

Buchenwald, Before and After

  • Editors
  • Ofelia Ferrán
  • Gina Herrmann

Part of the Studies in European Culture and History book series (SECH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction

    1. Ofelia Ferrán, Gina Herrmann
      Pages 1-36
  3. Historical Contexts and Callings

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 37-37
    2. Francisco Javier Pradera, Lisa Carter
      Pages 53-69
  4. On Death and Holocaust Witnessing

  5. Gender, Genre, and Art

  6. The Public Intellectual

  7. Marxist Aesthetics

  8. Back Matter
    Pages 275-318

About this book


Presenting the first English-language collection of essays on Jorge Semprún, this volume explores the life and work of the Spanish Holocaust survivor, author, and political activist. Essays explore his cultural production in all its manifestations, including the role of testimony and fiction in representations of the Holocaust.


20. Jahrhundert 20th century Bertolt Brecht Brecht Europe fiction gender Germany Goethe history Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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