Authenticity, Public Memories, and the Problematics of Post-Holocaust Remembrances: A Rhetorical Analysis of the Wilkomirski Affair

@article{Hasian2005AuthenticityPM,
  title={Authenticity, Public Memories, and the Problematics of Post-Holocaust Remembrances: A Rhetorical Analysis of the Wilkomirski Affair},
  author={M. Hasian},
  journal={Quarterly Journal of Speech},
  year={2005},
  volume={91},
  pages={231 - 263}
}
  • M. Hasian
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology
  • Quarterly Journal of Speech
This essay provides a rhetorical analysis of the Wilkomirski Affair and some of the recent public debates that have discussed the importance of childhood memoirs and the formation of authentic Holocaust identities. The author argues that rhetorical processes are involved in both the construction of what are deemed “authentic” memoirs and the formation of the standards of evaluation that are used in legitimating those authenticated memories. Moreover, the author contends that the perceptual… Expand
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