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Encyclopedia of Holocaust literature

Author: David Patterson; Alan L Berger; Sarita Cargas
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Oryx Press, 2002.
Series: Oryx Holocaust series.
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"This encyclopedia presents the lives and works of 128 writers whose contributions lend significant first-generation understanding to the Holocaust. Arranged by author, entries provide a biographical, bibliographical, and critical profile with emphasis on each author's experience with or response to the Holocaust and contributions to the literature. All entries offer a short list of selected works. Included are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bibliographie
Encyclopedias
Personal narratives Encyclopedias
Biography
Encyclopédies
Biographies Encyclopédies
Biobibliographie Encyclopédies
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Patterson; Alan L Berger; Sarita Cargas
ISBN: 1573562572 9781573562577
OCLC Number: 47364083
Description: xviii, 263 p. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Encyclopedia of Holocaust literature --
Appendix 1 : Authors by date of birth --
Appendix 2 : Authors by country of birth --
Appendix 3 : Authors by birth name --
Bibliography of primary works of Holocaust literature --
Bibliography of critical studies of Holocaust literature.
Series Title: Oryx Holocaust series.
Responsibility: edited by David Patterson, Alan L. Berger, and Sarita Cargas.

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This volume profiles 128 of the most influential first generation authors who either survived, perished, or were closely connected to the Holocaust. Arranged alphabetically by author, each entry  Read more...

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<p>"An excellent source for those interested in literature about the holocaust; essential for academic libraries." - <p>Choice

 
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