1) Call for papers: Following the publication of Imre Kertész and Holocaust Literature (Ed. Louise O. Vasvári and Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek. Purdue UP, 2005, contents are available here http://clcwebjournal.lib.purdue.edu/ccs-purdue.html , see also below), papers in Holocaust studies are invited for a volume in the Purdue University Press series of Books in Comparative Cultural Studies http://clcwebjournal.lib.purdue.edu/ccs-purdue.html & http://www.thepress.purdue.edu/series/compstudies.asp . Edited by Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek and Louise O. Vasvári, Studies in Holocaust Literature is intended to cover a wide range of scholarship about Holocaust literature based in various disciplines of the humanities and social sciences. Articles should not exceed 6000 words and they should use no end notes or footnotes, citations follow the MLA guide for parenthetical citations and include a list of works cited (for the style guide of books in the series see http://clcwebjournal.lib.purdue.edu/ccs-purdue.html ). The deadline of receipt of papers -- with an abstract of the paper and a brief bioprofile of the author -- in an attachment via e-mail only is 30 April 2006 to Louise O. Vasvári at firstname.lastname@example.org and to Steven Tötösy at email@example.com .
2) Imre Kertész and Holocaust Literature. Ed. Louise O. Vasvári and Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek. Purdue Books in Comparative Cultural Studies 8 & . West Lafayette: Purdue University Press, 2005. 340 pages, bibliography, index. Orders to or 1-800-247-6553. Written by scholars in Canada, Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, New Zealand, and the USA, the volume contains studies on the oeuvre of Imre Kertész, Nobel Laureate in Literature 2002 as well as historical papers about the background of the Holocaust in Hungary. Articles in the volume are "Imre Kertész and Hungarian Literature" by Enikö Molnár Basa, "Jewishness in Hungary, Imre Kertész, and the Choice of an Identity" by Sara Cohen, "The Aporia of Imre Kertész" by Robert Eaglestone, "Imre Kertész, Hegel, and the Philosophy of Reconciliation" by Amos Friedland, "Identities of the Jew and the Hungarian" by András Gerö, "Representing the Holocaust, Kertész's Fatelessness, and Benigni's La vita è bella" by Bettina von Jagow, "Imre Kertész's Fatelessness as Historical Fiction" by Julia Karolle, "Reading Imre Kertész in English" by Adrienne Kertzer, "Imre Kertész's Fatelessness and the Myth about Auschwitz in Hungary" by Kornélia Koltai, "The Historians' Debate about the Holocaust in Hungary" by András Kovács, "Imre Kertész and Hungary Today" by Magdalena Marsovszky, "Imre Kertész's Aesthetics of the Holocaust" by Sára Molnár, "The Dichotomy of Perspectives in the Work of Imre Kertész and Jorge Semprún" by Marie Peguy, "Imre Kertész and the Filming of Sorstalanság (Fatelessness)" by Catherine Portuges, "Danilo Kiš, Imre Kertész, and the Myth of the Holocaust" by Rosana Ratkovcic, "Imre Kertész's Jegyzökönyv (Sworn Statement) and the Self Deprived of Itself" by Tamás Scheibner, "Imre Kertész's Kaddish for an Unborn Child" by Eluned Summers-Bremner, "Imre Kertész's Nobel Prize in Literature and the Print Media" by Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek, "Holocaust Literature and Imre Kertész" by Paul Várnai, "The Novelness of Imre Kertész's Fatelessness" by Louise O. Vasvári, and "The Media and Imre Kertész's Nobel Prize in Literature" by Judy Young. In addition to the papers about Kertész's work, the volume includes an as of yet in English unpublished text by Imre Kertész, "Galley Boat-Log (Gályanapló): Excerpt(s)" translated by Tim Wilkinson, a review article about books on Jewish Identity and anti-Semitism Central Europe by Barbara Breisach, and a "A Bibliography of Imre Kertész's Oeuvre and Publications about His Work" by Steven Tötösy.
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