The Shriek of Silence: A Phenomenology of the Holocaust Novel (Paperback)
This books is less a critical study than an impassioned meditation on the deeper sources of the Holcaust novel. Amont the authors examined are Elie Wiesel, Arnost Lustig, Aharon Appelfeld, Katzetnik 135633, Primo Levi, Yehuda Amichai, Piotr Rawicz, A. Anatolit, Saul Bellow, I.B. Singer, Anna Langfus, Rachmil Bryks, and Ilse Aichinger. The Shriek of Silence is a first in several respect: the first to examine the Holocaust novels in their original languages, the first to articulate a theoretical b.
David Patterson is associate professor of Russian and European literature at Oklahoma State University.