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Genocide in Anne Frank's the Diary of a young girl

Author: Louise Hawker
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2012.
Series: Social issues in literature.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The essays in Social Issues In Literature: Genocide in Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl examine the book's significance as a Holocaust document as well as viewpoints on genocide in the twenty-first century."--Introduction.
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Named Person: Anne Frank; Anne Frank; Anne Frank; Anne Frank; Anne Frank; Anne Frank
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Hawker
ISBN: 9780737754483 0737754486 9780737754490 0737754494
OCLC Number: 707023057
Description: 160 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Background on Anne Frank --
The diary of a young girl --
Contemporary perspectives on genocide. Ch. 1: Background on Anne Frank. The life of Anne Frank / Contemporary Authors Online ; Anne revised her diary with plans for publication / Carol Ann Lee ; Miep Gies saved Anne's diary and her legacy / Miep Gies with Alison Leslie Gold ; Fellow prisoners at Bergen-Belsen describe Anne Frank's last days / Barry Denenberg --
Ch. 2: The Diary of a young girl and genocide. Literal and metaphorical hiding in The diary of a young girl / Karein K. Goertz ; Anne Frank's diary brought awareness to women's and children's holocaust experiences / Martha Ravits ; Wiesel's Night and Frank's Diary reflect different perspectives on genocide / Mary D. Lagerwey ; Anne Frank's diary sentimentalizes genocide / Judith Goldstein ; Anne Frank's diary is a significant contribution to the literature of atrocity / Nigel A. Caplan ; Anne Frank's diary is not a major holocaust text / Lawrence Langer ; Anne Frank's story is not remarkable among victims of genocide / Alvin H. Rosenfeld ; Anne Frank's diary illustrates how hiding made familiar experiences strange and scary / Victoria Stewart --
Ch. 3: Contemporary perspectives on genocide. India's aluminum industry is a form of genocide against indigenous people / Felix Padel and Samarendra Das ; Sri Lanka's Tamils charge an army commander and a US citizen with genocide / Bruce Fein ; Women and children are murdered in the Darfur genocide / Joshua Price ; The International Criminal Court is ineffective in stopping genocide in Africa / Ronald Elly Wanda ; Christians in Iraq are being killed in systematic genocide / Rosie Malek-Yonan ; Many children were murdered or orphaned in Rwanda's genocide / UNICEF ; Young Cambodians who survived genocide can identify with Anne Frank's story / Tibor Krausz.
Series Title: Social issues in literature.
Responsibility: Louise Hawker, book editor.

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"The essays in Social Issues In Literature: Genocide in Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl examine the book's significance as a Holocaust document as well as viewpoints on genocide in the twenty-first century."--Introduction.
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