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391. Kafka and the Holocaust

Saturday, 7 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Jefferson, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Marie Luise Caputo-Mayr, Temple Univ., Philadelphia

Speakers: Kathi Diamant, San Diego State Univ.; Jeffrey A. Grossman, Univ. of Virginia; Alexander Erik Larsen, Univ. of Notre Dame; Dagmar C. G. Lorenz, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago; Joseph W. Moser, Washington and Jefferson Coll.; Eva B. Revesz, Denison Univ.; Saskia Ziolkowski, Univ. of California, Berkeley

Joseph W. Moser's Annotation:
Randolph-Macon Coll.

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Session Description:

This roundtable will address historiobiographic issues, including the confiscated papers from D. Diamant's home and Primo Levi's Trial translation, as well as Kafka's literary legacy: Aichinger's Jewish identity crisis, Schindel's Born-Where, and countermyths to European enlightenment.


  • German Literature – Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

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