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📒Maus Ii ✍ Art Spiegelman
✏Maus II Book Summary : In a comic-book-style tale of the author's parents, Vladek and Anja, Vladek survives Auschwitz, is reunited with Anja, and sires young Art.
📒Maus A Survivors Tale And Here My Troubles Begin ✍ Art Spiegelman
✏Maus a Survivors Tale And Here My Troubles Begin Book Summary : The continuation of Spiegelman's story of his father's life as a concentration camp survivor. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Spiegelman balances flashbacks of his father's harrowing Holocaust experiences with scenes of the present.
📒Maus ✍ Art Spiegelman
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📒Maus Ii ✍ Art Spiegelman
✏Maus II Book Summary : In a comic-book-style tale of the author's parents, Vladek and Anja, Vladek survives Auschwitz, is reunited with Anja, and sires young Art
📒The Holocaust Of Texts ✍ Amy Hungerford
✏The Holocaust of Texts Book Summary : Why do we so often speak of books as living, flourishing, and dying? And what is at stake when we do so? This habit of treating books as people, or personifying texts, is rampant in postwar American culture. In this bracing study, Amy Hungerford argues that such personification has become pivotal to our contemporary understanding of both literature and genocide. Personified texts, she contends, play a particularly powerful role in works where the systematic destruction of entire ethnic groups is at issue. Hungerford examines the implications of conflating texts with people in a broad range of texts: Art Spiegelman's Maus; Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451; the poetry of Sylvia Plath; Binjamin Wilkomirski's fake Holocaust memoir Fragments; and the fiction of Saul Bellow, Philip Roth, and Don DeLillo. She considers the ethical consequences of this trend in the work of recent and contemporary theorists and literary critics as well, including Cathy Caruth, Jacqueline Rose, Jacques Derrida, and Paul de Man. What she uncovers are fundamentally flawed ideas about representation that underwrite and thus undermine powerful and commonly accepted claims about literature and identity. According to Hungerford, the personification of texts is ethically corrosive and theoretically unsound. When we exalt the literary as personal and construe genocide as less a destruction of human life than of culture, we esteem memory over learning, short-circuit debates about cultural change, lend credence to the illusion or metaphysics of presence, and limit our conception of literature and its purpose. Ultimately, The Holocaust of Texts asks us to think more deeply about the relationship between reading, experience, and memorialization. Why, for instance, is it more important to remember acts of genocide than simply to learn about them? If literary works are truly the bearers of ontology, then what must be our conduct toward them? Considering difficult questions such as these with fresh logic, Hungerford offers us an invigorating work, one that will not only interest scholars of American and postwar literature, but students of the Holocaust and critical theory as well.
📒12 Multicultural Novels ✍ Monica Wood
✏12 Multicultural Novels Book Summary : Incorporate multicultural literature easily into your English program! Vivid stories that captivate the imagination and expand cultural understanding offer effective teaching strategies. This literature guide; gives you effective teaching strategies and complete material for 12 novels by writers from diverse cultures and ethnic backgrounds. The novels are: Ellen Foster, Reservation Blues; Shizuko's Daughter; The House on Mango Street; Somewhere in the Darkness; Make Lemonade; Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry; MAUS: A Survivor's Tale; The Long Season of Rain; Jesse; Allegra Maud Goldman; and The Dreams of Mairhe Mehan. Included for each novel are chapter-by chapter synopses, teaching notes, discussion questions and suggested responses, and a reading quiz and answer key.
📒Maus I And Maus Ii ✍ James Scott
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📒Displacements ✍ Angelika Bammer
✏Displacements Book Summary : Cultural displacement—physical dislocation from one's native culture or the colonizing imposition of a foreign culture—is one of the most formative experiences of our century. These essays examine the impact of this experience on contemporary notions of cultural identity from the perspectives of anthropology, history, philosophy, literature, and psychology.
📒Super Heavy Tanks Of World War Ii ✍ Kenneth W Estes
✏Super heavy Tanks of World War II Book Summary : The super-heavy tanks of World War II are heirs to the siege machine tradition Â? a means of breaking the deadlock of ground combat. As a class of fighting vehicle, they began with the World War I concept of the search for a 'breakthrough' tank, designed to cross enemy lines. It is not surprising that the breakthrough tank projects of the period prior to World War II took place in the armies that suffered the most casualties of the Great War (Russia, France, Germany). All of the principal Axis and Allied nations eventually initiated super-heavy development projects, with increasingly heavy armor and armament. Much as the casualties of World War I prompted the original breakthrough tank developments, as Germany found itself on the defensive, with diminishing operational prospects and an increasingly desperate leadership, so too did its focus turn to the super-heavy tanks that could turn the tide back in their favor.