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H.G. Adler : a life in many worlds

Author: Peter Filkins
Publisher: New York City : Oxford University Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After surviving Theresienstadt and Auschwitz, H.G. Adler (1910-88), vividly captured the experience in over two dozen books. And yet he remained almost entirely unknown. A writer of modernist novels, pioneering works on the Holocaust, and a last representative of Kafka's Prague, Adler was a man whose times lived through him.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Filkins, Peter.
H.G. Adler.
New York City : Oxford University Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2018018276
Named Person: H G Adler; H G Adler
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Filkins
ISBN: 0190222395 9780190222406 0190222409 9780190222390
OCLC Number: 1035326523
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; H. G. Adler; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Note on Sources; 1. The Lecture; 2. The Exile; 3. The Wanderers; 4. The Cataclysm; 5. The Flight; 6. The Railroad; 7. The Ghetto; 8. The Resistance; 9. One Thousand Paces; 10. The Letter Writers; 11. The Escape; 12. The Survivor; 13. The Writer; 14. The Scholar; 15. The Witness; 16. The Maker; 17. The Man; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index
Responsibility: Peter Filkins.

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