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After Such Knowledge Where Memory of the Holocaust Ends and History BeginsThis was incredibly thought Prismas stora bok om Mytologi provoking and challenging to read I stumbled upon it in the library stacks when searching for a different book and am very glad I did Both with her language and thoughtrocesses I struggled to remain completely engaged and interested but only because her intellectuality exceeded mine She wrote this in 2004 and I tried to read it in that context remembering that time so soon after 911 when life in America suddenly spun so differently It feels a little dated since she speaks of events 12 years in the Bunny Lake is Missing past but that does not diminish the force of her musings and tho Thoughtful andoignant account of how a Holocaust survivor s trauma can impact their children in so many ways The book resents a very complex discussion but the little devil in the back of my mind wants me to say that the author seems a little long winded Not really what I was expecting although having finished the book I can t remember what I was expecting Hoffman explores the evolution of the Shoah from the oint of view of the second generation but along the way explores the effects the event has had on other groups the "children of erpetrators for example She s at her best when connecting her own experiences "of erpetrators for example She s at her best when connecting her own experiences her abstract ruminations a section on the Writing Short Films performative nature of grief while visiting Madjanek is among the best sections as it her explanation of America s reaction to September 11th as an outgrowth of how we ve come to think about the Holocaust Interesting exploration aboutsychological responses to trauma on all sides and through various relationships and generations Includes comparisons of holocaust survivors with other survivors of mass and singular trauma Good read by a sensitive thoughtful author An absolute must read when "it comes to trying to understand the trauma of the Holocaust It took me some time to get "comes to trying to understand the trauma of the Holocaust It took me some time to get 2018 - 2019 Academic Planner: Yoga Llama - Weekly and Monthly School Calendar, Diary and Homework Organizer - Inspirational Quotes parts are a bit recursive and even academic seeming but it was well worth it and I highly recommend the book Some books are meant to be re read and it seems that for me the time was now to reread Eva Hoffman s After Such Knowledge Where Memory of the Holocaust As the Holocaust recedes from us in time the guardianship of its legacy is beingassed on from its survivors and witnesses to the next generation How should they in turn convey its knowledge to others What are the effects of a tra. politics tipping right and an election bearing down on us reading it was a Dealing with Hindering Spirits poignant reminder of that old trope we must remember and understand history or we are destined to repeat it In her last book Lost in Translation Eva Hoffman showed us what it was like to experience the self absorbed me generation of 1960s America as an adolescent emigrant from war torn Krakow Poland In After Such Knowledge Hoffman reveals her outsider serspective once only this time as a second generation Holocaust survivorHoffman asks fellow survivors readers and herself What meanings does the Holocaust hold for us today and how are we going to The Larger Evils pass on those meanings to subseuent generations As the age of living memory nears its end sixty years after the Shoah the legacy and the responsibility forassing on its moral historical and Guide to Trading for Beginners (Trading Online Book 1) psychological implications is being handed down to the second generation Hoffman sarents survived the Holocaust in what was then the Polish My Girlfriends Daddy (Daddies, part of the Ukraine with the help of neighbors but their entire familieserished One of the most Ford Model T Coast to Coast: A Slow Drive across a Fast Country poignant moments in the book is when the author finally meets the family who saved herarents lives Hoffman s meditation is a dense narrative that interweaves Freudian thought theories on the transmission of trauma historical accounts of the Holocaust and other genocides with her Dynasty of Desire personal stories of loss restoration and forgiveness In order to grieve and move on she says reflecting back Freudian theory you have to know what you have lost And transferred loss is what the children of survivors inherit At the end of the book Hoffman answers her initial uestion by saying If we do not want to betray theast if we want to remain ethical beings and honor our covenant with those who suffered then moral Prieš mirtį norisi švelnaus passion needs to be supplanted by moral thought by an incorporation of memory into our consciousness of the world And it is this final thought that makes this book exigent among not only Holocaust literature but all of literature for it addresses the extensive implications. 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Of atrocity Eva Hoffman s After Such Knowledge Memory #HISTORY AND THE LEGACY OF THE HOLOCAUST TREADS MANY #and the Legacy of the Holocaust treads many areas surrounding the fallout of the Holocaust At its most basic level the book is an exploration of the experiences of the second generation or the children of Holocaust survivors "of which Hoffman is herself one Hoffman s ersonal experiences are interspersed throughout the work and her own "which Hoffman is herself one Hoffman s ersonal experiences are interspersed throughout the work and her own of contending "with a Holocaust both intimately near and fa A very good analysis of the second generation The topic of the "a Holocaust both intimately near and fa A very good analysis of the second generation The topic of the seemed so interesting but except for a few sections I just could not get engaged It did not feel well organized Also the vocabulary was uite difficult She seems to use words that are rare and obscure I almost never get stymied by vocabulary but I felt like I needed a dictionary by my side Sometimes the language seemed odd as well Both of these issues may be due to the fact that English is not the author s native language The one art that really grabbed me was when she visited her B785 (Cyborgs: More Than Machines, parents home town in Poland I found it very moving I have to admit looking at the copyright date on this book I was expecting to look at it as an attitude on a specificeriod in time a time that I thought was mostly gone However I found this book exceedingly relevant especially in this age of social unrest when we are trying to decide how to confront genuinely a history of colonization oppression and violence that extends far longer than the Holocaust However Hoffman s incisive insights consider many sides of the issue not just those raised by the stories of survivors and how we can authentically interact with them but also how we can work to make reparations and begin to move on Love Adds the Chocolate post Holocaust I found this an interesting mix of a memoir and an intellectual study and while I didn t agree with all of heroints it s clear Eva Hoffman has had a lifetime to consider from lessons learned as an immediate survivor As someone temporally and geographically far removed from the conflict by than 50 years and 4000 miles with no family members affected I found it a comprehensive study. T juncture at which living memory must be relinuished she asks what insights can be carried from the ast to the resent and urges us to transform otent family narratives into a fully informed understanding of a forbidding history. ,