Holocaust Represented in Literature At Issue

At Issue

(Society and Self, Critical Representations in Literature)

The Holocaust stands as the twentieth century’s most hideous outburst of evil. Since then, civilization’s challenge is to remember the tragedy, to keep it from becoming clichéd, and to recount specifics of the act. Literature has been one of the primary means of attempting to meet this challenge. North Americans have made a significant contribution to the literature of the Holocaust.