Navigating the Kingdom of Night
In 2011, Amy T Matthews published End of the Night Girl, a novel which engages creatively with questions of identity politics and the ethics of fictionalising the Holocaust. Navigating the Kingdom of Night is a critical exegesis in which the author contextualises End of the Night Girl in terms of the critical debate surrounding Holocaust fiction.
Keywordstheodor w. adorno; exegesis; john boyne; d.m. thomas; helen darville; the white hotel; creative wiriting; hasidic tales of the holocaust; art spiegelman; jerzy kosinski; the painted bird; novel writing; everything is illuminated; yaffa eliach; the boy in the striped pyjamas; amy t. matthews; helen demidenko; the hand that signed the paper; holocaust fiction; maus; navigating the kingdom of night; end of the night girl; jonathan safran foer; Doctor of Philosophy; Jews; Nazism; Sigmund Freud
PublisherUniversity of Adelaide Press
Publication date and place2013
Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers