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Letter to my mother

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
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
Romans, nouvelles, etc
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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