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“Like an Echo Without a Source”: Emmanuel Levinas’ Witnessing Subject and the Holocaust Narrative


Teksty Drugie Vol. 2 (2013) - Special Issue - English Edition


Głowacka, Dorota



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21 cm ; Text eng.

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testimony ; Holocaust literature ; subjectivity


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Programme Innovative Economy, 2010-2014, Priority Axis 2. R&D infrastructure ; European Union. European Regional Development Fund