DOI:10.1086/448943
Corpus ID: 10200102
Trauma, Absence, Loss
D. Lacapra
Published 1999
Political Science

Critical Inquiry
A recent conference at Yale brought together scholars, journalists, and public intellectuals working on the Holocaust or on the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), as well as… Expand
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