By C. Fred Alford
The Holocaust marks a decisive second in glossy anguish within which it turns into nearly very unlikely to discover which means or redemption within the event. during this learn, C. Fred Alford deals a brand new and considerate exam of the event of discomfort. relocating from the publication of activity, an account of significant anguish in a God-drenched global, to the paintings of Primo Levi, who tried to discover which means within the Holocaust via absolute readability of perception, he concludes that neither method works good in trendy international. more suitable are the day by day coping practices of a few survivors. Drawing on tales of survivors from the Fortunoff Video files, Alford additionally applies the paintings of Julia Kristeva and the psychoanalyst Donald Winnicot to his exam of an issue that has been and remains to be primary to human adventure.