Witnessing the Holocaust : six literary testimonies / Judith M. Hughes.

"Witnessing the Holocaust presents the autobiographical writings, including diaries and autobiographical fiction, of six Holocaust survivors who lived through and chronicled the Nazi genocide. Drawing extensively on the works of Victor Klemperer, Ruth Kluger, Michal Glowinski, Primo Levi, Imre Kerte...

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Main Author: Hughes, Judith M. (Author)
Language:English
Published: London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2018.
Series:Perspectives on the Holocaust.
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Physical Description:x, 155 pages ; 24 cm.
Format: Book
Contents:
  • "Everything I considered unGerman ... flourishes here": Victor Klemperer
  • "How completely homeless I am"
  • "Murder is ... at our heels"
  • Coda
  • Childhoods, disrupted: Ruth Kluger and Michal Glowinski
  • "Timescapes"
  • "Flashes of memory"
  • "Hier ist kein warum" (There Is no why here): Primo Levi
  • "The demolition of a man"
  • January 1945
  • Henri testifies
  • Coda
  • "Naturally": Imre Kertész
  • "I ought to have been learning ... about Auschwitz"
  • "I would like to live a little longer"
  • Coda
  • An escape story: Béla Zsolt
  • Missed opportunity (1)
  • Missed opportunity (2)
  • In the ghetto
  • The Kasztner train
  • Conclusion.