Images from the Holocaust: A Literature Anthology / Edition 1

Images from the Holocaust: A Literature Anthology / Edition 1

by Jean Brown, Janet Rubin, Elaine Stephens
     
 

ISBN-10: 0844259209

ISBN-13: 9780844259208

Pub. Date: 02/09/1996

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Selecting literature to convey the essence of the Holocaust is difficult because there was no standard Holocaust experience. Each person who experienced the Holocaust - whether victim, witness, resuer, or descendant - has a unique story to tell.

Selections for this anthology include fiction (both short stories and excepts from novels), poetry, historical

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Overview

Selecting literature to convey the essence of the Holocaust is difficult because there was no standard Holocaust experience. Each person who experienced the Holocaust - whether victim, witness, resuer, or descendant - has a unique story to tell.

Selections for this anthology include fiction (both short stories and excepts from novels), poetry, historical accounts, biographical sketches, and drama. Each entry is preceded by a brief biographical note about the author and an introduction. In addition, each chapter opens with material that provides historical context for the selections that follow.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780844259208
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
02/09/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
579
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Why Remember?4
The Roots8
They Wanted Everyone to Know Who the Jews Were14
39 Casimir-the-Great Street20
Other Victims22
Before the Storm25
We Were Jehovah's Witnesses30
Kristallnacht34
They Had a System41
Singing in the Sun45
The Hidden Children46
The Survivor of Babi Yar49
Noemi53
Hiding to Survive54
In Hiding59
I Shall Live60
The Last Jews in Berlin68
198071
Cast Out75
We Came as Children76
The Children's Exodus85
The Return88
Phimosis Is Not Circumcision94
The Bitter Years99
Escape from Sobibor109
Lodz Ghetto117
The Sunflower136
In the Ghetto139
The Collection of Valuables142
Volunteers145
Leaving the Ghetto149
A Cup of Tears155
A Girl of Six from the Ghetto168
The Unknown Brother and Sister of the Lodz Ghetto169
Warsaw in April 1943173
Did God Create the Nazis?174
The Lemon183
A Prelude to Hell203
Survival Auschwitz213
Street for Arrivals, Street for Departures225
Treblinka232
Terezin245
Stars247
September 1944250
Gypsies251
The Shawl256
Taut as a String261
A Living Torch265
Man's Search for Meaning267
Letters from Westerbork271
This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen277
There Were Those294
I Did What Everyone Should Have Done295
Lest Innocent Blood Be Shed300
Jew, Go Back to the Grave!307
August-November 1943310
Silence, and a Starry Night316
Underground Networks for Child-Rescue317
Such Things Are Not Going to Happen to Us323
The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising326
I, the Survivor336
Death against Life337
Liberation340
The Thaw345
Night of Surrender351
1728 Hours: A Time to Remember358
Silence372
Chorus of the Rescued374
Steps Beyond the Grave377
Searching385
Displaced Person's Camp397
Reunions403
Saving the Fragments410
We Didn't Know That You Were Alive418
My War Began in 1945425
The Awakening431
1945435
1945, The Silence436
The Accident437
Nobody Has a Right to Kill and Murder Because of Religion or Race446
What Happened That Day452
A Poem for Anton Schmidt453
The Mosaic Artist's Apprentice454
Natasha's Triumph456
Schindler's Legacy460
I Gambled on What Mattered Most468
Yugoslavia, 1944474
Raoul Wallenberg: Angel of Rescue475
Remember My Name (Act 1, Scenes 1-3)491
Why Me?514
Tell Them I Was There. I'm Real. It Happened520
I Must Tell the Story525
The Next Generation526
Survivor529
Children of the Holocaust530
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