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Art from the Ashes A Holocaust Anthology

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ISBN-10: 0195077326

ISBN-13: 9780195077322

Edition: 1995 (Reprint)

Authors: Lawrence L. Langer

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A comprehensive anthology of Holocaust literature that comprises selected fiction, poetry, and drama, as well as memoirs, transcripts of interviews with survivors, and diaries. With works by such authors as Elie Wiesel, Primo Levi, Paul Celan, and Tadeusz Borowski, this collection is envisaged as a textbook for the growing number of courses in the literature of the Holocaust, and as a supplementary text for broader courses in the history of the Holocaust.
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Book details

List price: $100.95
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/10/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 720
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

Lawrence L. Langer is Professor of English Emeritus at Simmons College, Boston. Among his numerous books are Holocaust Testimonies: The Ruins of Memory, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award; Preempting the Holocaust; and The Game Continues: Chess in the Art of Samuel Bak (IUP, 1999). He lives in West Newton, Massachusetts.

General Introduction: On Reading Holocaust Literature
The Way it Was
One Year in Treblinka from The Death Camp in Treblinka: A Documentary
Extermination Camp from "The Good Old Days"; The Holocaust and Seen By Its Perpetrators and Bystanders
"But Lidice is in Europe!" from Terezin
"Conversation with a Dead Man" from ir Haben Es Gesehen
"Voices" from Days and Memory
"One Day in Jozefow: Initiation to Mass Murder" from Lessons and Legacies: The Meaning of the Holocaust in a Changing World
"Shame" from The Drowned and the Saved
"Torture" from At the Mind's Limits
"A Plea for the Dead" from Legends of Our Time
Journals and Diaries (Introduction)
"Diary of the Great Deportation" from A Cup of Tears; A Diary of the Warsaw Ghetto Langer (Holocaust Anthology)
"Days of Nightmare" from Lucy S.Dawidowicz, A Holocaust Reader
"Memoir" from Surviving the Holocaust: The Kovno Ghetto Diary
Fiction (Introduction)
"The Key Game," "A Spring Morning" from A Scrap of Time and Other Stories
"Bread" From Midstream
"The Last Morning" from Anton the Dove Fancier and Other Tales of the Holocaust
"This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen" from This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen
"Infinity" from Street of Lost Brothers
"The Crystal Stream" from Ascent to Heaven, Adolf Rudnicki
"Lieutenant Boulanger" from Attendance List for a Funeral
"Resurrection" from Soul of Wood
"Season of the Dead" from Beasts and Men and The Seed
Drama (Introduction)
Poetry (Introduction)
"War," "Faces in Swamps,"(I-V) "My every breath is a curse." "How?" "Grains of Wheat," "Stalks," "Frozen Jews," "Resurrection," "Black Thorns" from A. Sutzkever: Selected Poetry and Prose "In a Cell," "For My Child," "Burnt Pearls," "Poem About A Herring," "Self-Portrait" from Burnt Pearls: Ghetto Poems of Abraham Sutzkever
"Autobiography," "Europe, Late," "Written in Pencil in the Sealed Railway-Car," "The Roll Call," "Testimony," "Instruction for Crossing the Border,"Draft of a Reparations Agreement," "Footprints," "Ready for Parting" from Points of Departure
"Death Fugue," "Aspen Tree," "With a Variable Key," "Nocturnally Pouting," "Tenebrae," "There Was Earth Inside Them," "Psalm," "Alchemical," "Radix, Matrix," "Tabernacle Window," " ...And No Kind Of" from Paul Celan: Poems "From Things Lost," "Sound-Dead Sister-Shell," "In the Corner of Time," "From the Beam" from Last Poems
"War Diary," "Il Faut Laisser...," "Guard and Protect Me," "In A Troubled Hour," "Like Death," "Floral Song," "The Fifth Eclogue (fragment)," "O Ancient Prisons," "Dreamscape," "Fragment," "Root," "A la Recherche...," "Forced March," "Razglednicas" from Zsuzsanna Ozsvath and Fredrick Turner, eds., Foamy Sky: The Major Poems of Miklos Radnoti
"O the night of the weeping children!" "Even the old men's last breath," "What secret cravings of the blood," "You onlookers," "If I only new," "Chorus of the Rescued," "Chorus of the Unborn," "Night, night," "If the prophets broke in," "O the homeless colors of the evening sky!" "In the evening your vision widens," "Peoples of the earth," "Land