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Revitalizing Testimonies: Totalitarians, Mice, and Collective Memory

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dc.contributor.author Robfogel, Samuel
dc.date.accessioned 2008-10-30T14:51:50Z
dc.date.available 2008-10-30T14:51:50Z
dc.date.issued 1995
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10066/1557
dc.description.abstract In this essay, I examine the function of in the narratives of two writers who reexamine moments of great personal anguish. 6 In Maus: A Survivor's Tale, the comic book artist Art Spiegelman tells the story of his father's survival of the Nazi Final Solution, while at the same time describing his own difficulties in assimilating that story. In Preso sin nombre, celda sin numero, Argentine journalist and political activist Jacobo Timerman recounts his imprisonment during the Argentine "Dirty War." Timerman's 1981 memoir tells the story of his torture at the hands of the military dictatorship that would rule Argentina from 1976 until 1983.
dc.description.sponsorship Bi-College (Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges). Comparative Literature Program
dc.language.iso eng
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/us/
dc.subject.lcsh Spiegelman, Art. Maus
dc.subject.lcsh Spiegelman, Art -- Criticism and interpretation
dc.subject.lcsh Timerman, Jacobo, 1923- Preso sin nombre, celda sin número
dc.subject.lcsh Timerman, Jacobo, 1923- -- Criticism and interpretation
dc.subject.lcsh Distress (Psychology) in literature
dc.title Revitalizing Testimonies: Totalitarians, Mice, and Collective Memory
dc.type Thesis
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