Magic Realism in Holocaust Literature

Troping the Traumatic Real

  • Jenni Adams

About this book


A major contribution to Holocaust studies, the book examines the capacity of supernatural elements to dramatize the ethical and representational difficulties of Holocaust fiction. Exploring texts by such writers as D.M. Thomas and Markus Zusak it will appeal to scholars and students of Holocaust literature, magic realism, and contemporary fiction.


drama fiction Holocaust realism

Authors and affiliations

  • Jenni Adams
    • 1
  1. 1.University of SheffieldUK

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