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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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Kertesz Und Die Seinigen: Lektueren Zum Werk Von Imre Kertesz
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Kertesz Und Die Seinigen: Lektueren Zum Werk Von Imre Kertesz

Miklos Gyorffy, Pal Kelemen, Miklos Gyoerffy, Miklaos Gyeorffy

Die Beitrage des Bandes sind Interpretationen zu den einzelnen Werken von Imre Kertesz. Im Vordergrund stehen dabei die Fragen nach der textuellen Reprasentierbarkeit des Holocaust, nach den medialen Bedingungen autobiografischen...

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Fatelessness
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Fatelessness

Imre Kertesz, Tim Wilkinson

Fourteen-year-old Georg is let off going to school for 'family reasons'. His father has been called up for labour service. Arriving at the family timber store Gyuri witnesses his father sign over the business to the firm's...

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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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Detective Story
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Detective Story

Imre Kertesz, Tim Wilkinson

`A sophisticated and brilliant dissection of nihilistic power' Times Literary Supplement From his prison cell, Antonio Martens, an interrogator for the recently fallen dictatorship, awaits execution.

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Fateless
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Fateless

Imre Kertesz

'While the average reader cannot pretend truly to understand the reality of those who suffered in concentration camps, Kertesz draws us one step closer' ObserverGyuri, a fourteen-year-old Hungarian Jew, gets the day off school to...

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Kaddish For An Unborn Child
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Kaddish For An Unborn Child

Imre Kertesz, Tim Wilkinson

`A fine and powerful piece of work... Dark, at times cryptic, and hugely energetic' Irish Times No! It is how a middle-aged Hungarian-Jewish writer answers an acquaintance who asks him if he has a child, and it is how he...

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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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Liquidation
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Liquidation

Imre Kertesz

Kingbitter, an editor at a publishing house on the verge of closure, believes himself to have been the closest friend of a celebrated writer and Auschwitz survivor, B, who recently committed suicide. Amongst the papers, Kingbitter...

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The Union Jack
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The Union Jack

Imre Kertesz

An unnamed narrator recounts a simple anecdote, his sighting of the Union Jack the British Flag during the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, in the few days preceding the uprising's brutal repression by the Soviet army. In the...

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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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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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Dossier K
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Dossier K

Imre Kertesz, Tim Wilkinson

This book came about through a conversation the author had with his friend Zoltan Hafner over the course of 2003 and 2004.

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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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The Pathseeker
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The Pathseeker

Imre Kertesz

The acclaimed Hungarian Holocaust survivor Imre Kertesz continues his investigation of the malignant methodologies of totalitarianism in a major work of fiction. In a mysterious middle-European country, a man identified only as...

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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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Advances in Computer Simulation: Lectures Held at the Eotvos Summer School in Budapest, Hungary, 16-20 July 1996
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Advances in Computer Simulation: Lectures Held at the Eotvos Summer School in Budapest, Hungary, 16-20 July 1996

Janos Kertesz, Imre Kondor

Computer simulation has become a basic tool in many branches of physics such as statistical physics, particle physics, or materials science.

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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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