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By C. Fred Alford

The Holocaust marks a decisive second in smooth agony during which it turns into virtually very unlikely to discover that means or redemption within the event. during this examine, C. Fred Alford bargains a brand new and considerate exam of the adventure of pain. relocating from the e-book of activity, an account of significant soreness in a God-drenched international, to the paintings of Primo Levi, who tried to discover that means within the Holocaust via absolute readability of perception, he concludes that neither procedure works good in modern day global. greater are the daily coping practices of a few survivors. Drawing on tales of survivors from the Fortunoff Video documents, Alford additionally applies the paintings of Julia Kristeva and the psychoanalyst Donald Winnicot to his exam of a subject matter that has been and is still vital to human experience.

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