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The wonder of their voices : the 1946 Holocaust interviews of David Boder

Author: Alan Charles Rosen
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Series: Oxford oral history series
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Arguing that early postwar Holocaust testimony was plentiful and significant in its own right, Rosen highlights David Boder's 1946 DP interview project, which produced the earliest recordings of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Personal narratives
Récits personnels
Named Person: David P Boder; David Paul Boder
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Charles Rosen
ISBN: 9780199945078 0199945071 9780195395129 0195395123
OCLC Number: 866823260
Description: xvii, 310 p., [6] p. of plates : facsims., ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Boder's Happy Idea ; Chapter 1: I Could Not Help But Wonder: On Boder's Biography and the Idea of Testimony ; Chapter 2: Summer, 1946, Part I: The European Expedition and the Ethnography of Testimony ; Chapter 3: Summer, 1946 Part II: The Expansion of Testimony ; Chapter 4: From Listening to Reading: Publishing the Interviews ; Chapter 5: The Wonder of Their Voices: Testimony, Technology and Wire Recorded Narratives ; Chapter 6: Making a Study of These Things: Boder's Interviews in the Context of Psychology ; Chapter 7: In Divergent Tongues and Dialects: Multilingual Interviews and Literary Experiments ; Epilogue: Rewriting the History of Holocaust Testimony ; Appendix I: Chronology of Interviews: July 29-October 4, 1946 ; Appendix II: The Disputed Number of Boder Interviews ; Appendix III: Topical Autobiographies of Displaced People: Volumes I through XVI ; Notes ; Bibliographic Note ; Index
Series Title: Oxford oral history series
Responsibility: Alan Rosen.
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In its close examination of Boders unique project, Rosens book becomes the first full-length case study of early Holocaust testimony, and firmly calls into question long-held characterizations of Read more...

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