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O Podwójnej wibracji Raymonda Federmana i Zamachu Harry’ego Mulischa
On Raymond Federman’s The Two-Fold Vibration and Harry Mulisch’s The Assault

Author(s): Marta Tomczok
Subject(s): Polish Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Keywords: Holocaust; postmodernism; postmodernization; novel; accountability
Summary/Abstract: The article discusses the process of postmodernization of the Holocaust and its literary representations on the example of two 1980s novels: The Assault by Harry Mulisch and The Two-Fold Vibration by Raymond Federman. The novels portray an engaged and political face of postmodernism; unafraid to critically approach the Holocaust through; first and foremost; discursive means concerning art; museums; current affairs or the attitude of the contemporary society towards the Second World War and various nation’s engagement with Nazism.

  • Page Range: 245-258
  • Page Count: 14
  • Publication Year: 2019
  • Language: Polish