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Letter to my mother

Author: Edith Bruck; Brenda S Webster; Gabriella Romani
Publisher: New York : Modern Language Association of America, 2006.
Series: Texts and translations., Translations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book is composed in two parts. "Letter to My Mother"--An imaginary dialogue between Bruck and her mother, who died in Auschwitz--probes the question of self-identity, the pain of loss and displacement, the power of language to help recover the past, and the ultimate impossibility of that recovery. "Traces," a story of a journey without return, completes the diptych. Bruck's experimental fusion of memoir and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Bruck; Brenda S Webster; Gabriella Romani
ISBN: 9780873529365 0873529367
OCLC Number: 72354171
Description: xxii, 250 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Works by Bruck xxv --
Letter to My Mother --
Letter to My Mother 3 --
Traces 129.
Series Title: Texts and translations., Translations.
Other Titles: Lettera alla madre.
Responsibility: Edith Bruck ; translated by Brenda Webster with Gabriella Romani ; introduced by Gabriella Romani.
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Bruck's experimental fusion of memoir and fiction portrays the Holocaust from a female perspective and highlights the role of gender in the creation of memory.  Read more...

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"Edith Brack's extraordinarily incisive memoir of her life in wartime Auschwitz is one of the most impressive works of its kind that I've seen in the last five or six years. Readers will be Read more...

 
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