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The Holocaust as Culture: A Conversation with Imre Kertesz
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The Holocaust as Culture: A Conversation with Imre Kertesz

Imre Kertesz, Thomas Cooper

Reflecting on Imre Kertesz's experiences of the Holocaust and the Soviet occupation of Hungary, this title likens the ideological machinery of National Socialism to the oppressive routines of life under communism.

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Imre Kertesz and Holocaust Literature
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Imre Kertesz and Holocaust Literature

Louise O. Vasvari, Steven Totosy de Zepetnek

The volume fills a gap in scholarship about Imre Kertesz, whose work to date is largely unknown in the English-speaking world. In addition to the papers, the volume contains a bibliography of Kertesz's works including...

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Dossier K

Imre Kertesz, Tim Wilkinson

Kertesz delves into his life not only during the Second World War, when he was deported from Budapest at 14 with other Hungarian Jews to Auschwitz concentration camp, but also his experiences under so-called 'Goulash Communism'....

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Fatelessness
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Fatelessness

Imre Kertesz, Tim Wilkinson

At the age of 14 Georg Koves is plucked from his home in a Jewish section of Budapest and without any particular malice, placed on a train to Auschwitz. He does not understand the reason for his fate. He doesn't particularly think...

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 Special priceKaddish for an Unborn Child
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Kaddish for an Unborn Child

Imre Kertesz, Tim Wilkinson

Dealing with the Holocaust, this title takes readers on a journey through the author's life, from his childhood to Auschwitz to his failed marriage.

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Reconciling Community and Subjective Life: Trauma Testimony as Political Theorizing in the Work of Jean Amery and Imre Kertesz
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Reconciling Community and Subjective Life: Trauma Testimony as Political Theorizing in the Work of Jean Amery and Imre Kertesz

Magdalena Zolkos

An examination of the difficult interplay between the collective pursuit of justice and reconciliation and the individual subjective experience of trauma on the other, proposing that it be thought as a potentially productive...

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Reconciling Community and Subjective Life: Trauma Testimony as Political Theorizing in the Work of Jean Amery and Imre Kertesz
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Reconciling Community and Subjective Life: Trauma Testimony as Political Theorizing in the Work of Jean Amery and Imre Kertesz

Magdalena Zolkos

An examination of the difficult interplay between the collective pursuit of justice and reconciliation and the individual subjective experience of trauma. It looks at how texts from Jean Amery and Imre Kertesz speak to the...

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Detective Story
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Detective Story

Imre Kertesz, Tim Wilkinson

Antonio Martens was a torturer for the secret police of a defunct dictatorship. Now in prison, he is given writing materials, and he has to recount his involvement in the surveillance, torture, and assassination of Federigo and...

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Kaddish for an Unborn Child
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Kaddish for an Unborn Child

Imre Kertesz, Tim Wilkinson

Dealing with the Holocaust, this title takes readers on a journey through the author's life, from his childhood to Auschwitz to his failed marriage.

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Liquidation
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Liquidation

Imre Kertesz, Tim Wilkinson

Ten years have passed since the fall of Communism B, a writer of great repute - whose birth and survival in Auschwitz defied all probability. His friend Kingbitter discovers among his papers a play entitled Liquidation , in which...

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Detective Story
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Detective Story

Imre Kertesz, Tim Wilkinson

Antonio Martens was a torturer for the secret police of a defunct dictatorship. Now in prison, he is given writing materials, and he has to recount his involvement in the surveillance, torture, and assassination of Federigo and...

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The Union Jack
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The Union Jack

Imre Kertesz

In this haunting, never-before-translated autobiographical novella, an unnamed narrator recounts a simple anecdote, his sighting of the Union Jack during the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 in the few days preceding the uprising's...

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Fiasco
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Fiasco

Imre Kertesz, Tim Wilkinson

Translated into English at last, Fiasco joins its companion volumes Fatelessness (Vintage, 2004) and Kaddish for an Unborn Child (Vintage, 2004), describing the author's return from the Nazi death camps, only to find his country...

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The Pathseeker
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The Pathseeker

Imre Kertesz

There's no such thing as chance...only injustice. From the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature for writing that upholds the fragile experience of the individual against the barbaric arbitrariness of history... The...

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