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Against The Unspeakable: Complicity, The Holocaust, And Slavery In America

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In the wake of World War II, the Nazi genocide of European Jews has come to stand for "the unspeakable," posing crucial challenges to the representation of suffering, the articulation of identity, and the practice of ethics in an increasingly multinational and multicultural world. In this book, Naomi Mandel argues against the "unspeakable" as any kind of inherent quality ...more
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Published January 8th 2007 by University of Virginia Press (first published January 1st 2007)
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Nov 25, 2013 Scotch rated it really liked it
Mandel makes some wonderful points about the problems of relegating certain historical atrocities as "unspeakable," but I need some more time to fully digest her ideas about the talking corpse and complicity. Complicity with history?

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