Gary Weissman works in the areas of Holocaust Studies, literary theory and pedagogy, and film and media studies. He is the author of the books Fantasies of Witnessing: Postwar Efforts to Experience the Holocaust (2004) and The Writer in the Well: On Misreading and Rewriting Literature (2016). He has published articles in journals including College English, Post Script, Reader, and Style, and chapters in volumes including The Construction of Testimony: Claude Lanzmann’s Shoah and its Outtakes (2020), Third-Generation Holocaust Narratives: Memory in Memoir and Fiction (2016) and Elie Wiesel’s Night (2010). He is Associate Professor of English and affiliate faculty member of Judaic Studies at the University of Cincinnati. Born and raised in New Jersey, he attended college at Brown University and earned his Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He lives with his family in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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