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Art from the ashes : a Holocaust anthology

Author: Lawrence L Langer
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Prose, poetry, and plays on life in German concentration camps during World War II. The collection includes works by writers who were themselves prisoners. With illustrations.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Personal narratives
Récits personnels
Anthologies
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence L Langer
ISBN: 0195075595 9780195075595 0195077326 9780195077322
OCLC Number: 30398629
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 689, [5] pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: On writing and reading Holocaust literature --
I. The way it was --
1. One year in Treblinka / Jankiel Wiernik --
2. 'Their soldierly conduct is exemplary': Kulmhof (Chelmno) extermination camp in the Wartheland Reichsgau --
3. But Lidice is in Europe! / František R. Kraus --
4. Conversations with a dead man / Jacques Furmanski --
5. Voices / Charlotte Delbo --
6. One day in Józefów: initiation to mass murder / Christopher R. Browning --
7. Shame / Primo Levi --
8. Torture / Jean Améry --
9. A plea for the dead / Elie Wiesel --
II. Journals and diaries --
10. Diary of the great deportation / Abraham Lewin --
11. Days of nightmare / Josef Zelkowicz --
12. Memoir / Avraham Tory --
III. Fiction --
13. The key game ; A spring morning / Ida Fink --
14. Bread / Isaiah Spiegel --
15. The last morning / Bernard Gotfryd --
16. The verdict ; Friendly meetings / Sara Nomberg-Przytyk --
17. Tzili / Aharon Appelfeld --
18. This way for the gas, ladies and gentlemen / Tadeusz Borowski --
19. Infinity / Arnošt Lustig --
20. The crystal stream / Adolf Rudnicki --
21. Lieutenant Boulanger / Alexander Kluge --
22. Resurrection / Jakov Lind --
23. The season of the dead / Pierre Gascar --
IV. Drama --
24. Ghetto / Joshua Sobol --
V. Poems --
25. Abraham Sutzkever --
26. Dan Pagis --
27. Paul Celan --
28. Miklos Radnóti --
29. Nelly Sachs --
30. Jacob Glatstein --
VI. Painters of Terezín --
31. The affair of the painters of Terezín / Leo Haas --
32. Painters of Terezin : Leo Haas, Karel Fleischmann, Peter Kien, Fritta (Fritz Taussig).
Responsibility: edited by Lawrence L. Langer.
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This anthology of Holocaust literature is composed of selected fiction, poetry and drama, as well as memoirs, transcripts of interviews with survivors and diaries. It is envisaged as a textbook for  Read more...

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the single most significant anthology of Holocaust writing yet published in English Times Literary Supplement

 
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