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On listening to Holocaust survivors : beyond testimony

Author: Henry Greenspan
Publisher: St. Paul, Minn. : Paragon House, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Summarizes thirty years of the author's interviews and re-interviews with the same core group of Holocaust survivors. Survivors' recounting is thus approached, not as one-time testimony, but as the fruit of sustained conversation"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Greenspan, Henry, 1948-
On listening to Holocaust survivors.
St. Paul, Minn. : Paragon House, 2010
(OCoLC)741712281
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Greenspan
ISBN: 9781557788771 1557788774
OCLC Number: 608036350
Description: xvi, 316 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The forms of recounting: tellable beginnings --
The context of recounting: survivors and their listeners --
A gathering of voices --
The stories of the prosecutor I --
The stories of the prosecutor II --
On having a story to tell --
On listening to survivors: some conclusions --
Sustaining conversation.
Responsibility: Henry Greenspan.
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A book on listening and responding to survivors of the Holocaust and other genocides. By emphasizing the importance of ongoing conversation, rather than one-time testimony, it challenges conventional  Read more...

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"Greenspan has raised sympathetic listening to its highest level. The result is a truly important book both powerful and compelling." - Booklist"

 
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