Nexus : essays in German Jewish studies. Volume 4 / edited by William Collins Donahue (University of Notre Dame) and Martha B. Helfer (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey). Rochester, NY : Camden House, an imprint of Boydell and Brewer Inc., 2018.
“Nexus is the official publication of the biennial German Jewish Studies Workshop, which was inaugurated at Duke University in 2009 and is now held at the University of Notre Dame. Together, Nexus and the Workshop constitute the first ongoing forum in North America for German Jewish studies”–Page 4 of cover.
CONTENTS: Kafka, Childhood, and History — The Black, White, and Gray Zones of Schindler’s List: Steven Spielberg with Primo Levi — Nexus Forum: A German Life Edited and Introduced by Brad Prager — Perspectives on A German Life — “No False Remorse”: A Workshop with Florian Weigensamer, Director of A German Life (2016) — Only Skin Deep — A Brunhilde for Our Time: Eliding the Questions in A German Life — Hitler’s Helpmates — Zooming in on Moral Guilt: A German Life as an Artistic Public Trial — Framing the Beldame in A German Life and Blind Spot — Special Section on George Tabori Edited and Introduced by Martin Kagel — Introduction to the Special Section on George Tabori — Waiting for The Cannibals: George Tabori’s Post-Holocaust Play — “Sacrifice is the test for loyalty, Goldberg.” Sacrifice and the Passion of Christ in George Tabori’s Comedy The Goldberg-Variations — “Empathy for the Entire Spectrum of Selves and Others”: George Tabori’s Humanism — A Triple Act of Translation: George Tabori and Brecht on Brecht — My War Story: Tabori, Brecht, and Vietnam — My Life with George — Some Observations by an American Acting in the German Theater (1984).