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Elie Wiesel and the art of storytelling

Author: Rosemary Horowitz
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this work, essays examine Wiesel's roots in Jewish storytelling traditions; influences from religious, folk and secular sources; education; Yiddish background; Holocaust experience; and writing style. Emphasized throughout is Wiesel's use of multiple sources in an effort to reach diverse audiences"--Provided by publisher.
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Elie Wiesel and the art of storytelling.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2006
(OCoLC)607890745
Online version:
Elie Wiesel and the art of storytelling.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2006
(OCoLC)608450199
Named Person: Elie Wiesel; Elie Wiesel; Elie Wiesel
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemary Horowitz
ISBN: 0786428694 9780786428694
OCLC Number: 71223108
Description: vi, 236 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
Mosaics and mirrors: Wiesel, American autobiographies, and the shaping of a storied subject / Zoe Trodd --
Creative ambiguity in Wiesel's storytelling / Rosemary Horowitz --
Elie Wiesel: telling stories of children and loss / Katherine Lagrandeur --
Storyteller and his quarrel with God / Alan L Berger --
Wrestling with oblivion: Wiesel's autobiographical storytelling as Midrash / Deborah Lee Ames --
Maggid of Sighet: Jewish contexts for Wiesel's storytelling / David Patterson --
Laughter and the limits of Holocaust storytelling: Wiesel's the gates of the forest / Jacqueline Bussie --
Transfiguration / Graham B Walker, Jr --
Artist as witness, prophet, and encourager / Carole J Lambert --
Shaliach Tzibor: Wiesel as storyteller of his people / Caren S Neile --
Teaching beyond the text: examining and acting on the moral aspects of night / Elaine O'Quinn --
About the contributors --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Rosemary Horowitz.
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Elie Wiesel is a rare master storyteller with the ability to use storytelling as a form of activism. This work contains an essay that examines Wiesel's roots in Jewish storytelling traditions;  Read more...

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