Is this the end of Holocaust literature?

Posted on March 5, 2010

65 years after the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, should the Holocaust’s place in Jewish literature change? A quick look at the programme for Jewish Book Week shows a diverse range of topics, from cookery to sport, mathematics to Hebrew, the global economic crisis to the one in Israel-Palestine. And then, of course, there’s the Holocaust: as embedded in contemporary Jewish literary culture as riffs on overbearing mothers and diasporic angst.

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