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On listening to Holocaust survivors : recounting and life history

Author: Henry Greenspan; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: Westport, Connecticut : Praeger, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"How do Holocaust survivors find words and voice for their memories of terror and loss? This book presents striking new insights into the process of recounting the Holocaust. While other studies have been based, typically, on single interviews with survivors, this work summarizes twenty years of the author's interviews and reinterviews with the same core group. In this book, therefore, survivors' recounting is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal Narrative
Interview
interviews
Interviews
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Personal narratives
Récits personnels
Entretiens
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Greenspan, Henry, 1948-
On listening to Holocaust survivors.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1998
(OCoLC)607068770
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Greenspan; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0275957187 9780275957186
OCLC Number: 38215580
Description: xx, 199 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Robert Coles --
Introduction: From Testimony to Recounting --
1. The Forms of Recounting: Tellable Beginnings --
2. The Context of Recounting: Survivors and Their Listeners --
3. A Gathering of Voices --
4. The Stories of the Prosecutor I --
5. The Stories of the Prosecutor II --
6. On Having a Story to Tell --
7. On Listening to Survivors: Some Conclusions.
Responsibility: Henry Greenspan ; foreword by Robert Coles.
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How do Holocaust survivors find words and voice for their memories of terror and loss? We learn, for example, how survivors perceive us, their listeners, and the impact of listeners on what survivors  Read more...

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