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Nothing makes you free : writings by descendants of Jewish Holocaust survivors

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Nothing makes you free : writings by descendants of Jewish Holocaust survivors
Call No: 808.803 N912

Call Number808.803 N912
Dates[2002]; ©2002
Statement of Responsibilityedited by Melvin Jules Bukiet.
Creators & ContributorsBukiet, Melvin Jules (editor)
Friedman, Carl (contributor)
Hoffman, Eva (contributor)
Redel, Victoria (contributor)
Bob, Tammie (contributor)
Setton, Ruth Knafo (contributor)
Rosenberg, Göran (contributor)
Rabinovici, Doron (contributor)
Kaufman, Alan (contributor)
Finkelstein, Barbara (contributor)
Liebrecht, Savyon (contributor)
Steinfeld, J. J. (contributor)
Rosenbaum, Thane (contributor)
Raczymow, Henri (contributor)
Pilcer, Sonia (contributor)
Brett, Lily (contributor)
Vinokur, Val (contributor)
Janaczek, Helena (contributor)
Discchereit, Esther (contributor)
Spiegelman, Art (contributor)
Karpf, Anne (contributor)
Eni, Leʼah (contributor)
Lustiger, Gila (contributor)
Skibell, Joseph (contributor)
Winter, Léon de (contributor)
Domecq, Alcina Lubitch (contributor)
Kornis, Mihály (contributor)
Singer, Peter (contributor)
Albahari, David (contributor)
Finkielkraut, Alain (contributor)
Bukiet, Melvin Jules (contributor)
Summary"History is preserved in the memories of the survivors of the Holocaust and the imaginations of their children, the so-called Second Generation. Nothing Makes You Free considers the heritage of the descendants of those who faced the horrific lie that adorned the gates of many German concentration camps: 'Arbeit Macht Frei' ('Work Makes You Free'). In the words of this groundbreaking anthology's introduction: "Other kids' parents didn't have numbers on their arms. Other kids' parents didn't talk about massacres as easily as baseball. Other kids' parents loved them, but never gazed at their offspring as miracles in the flesh....How do you deal with this responsibility? Well, if you were a writer, you wrote." Gathered here are writings of both fiction and nonfiction, ranging from farce to fantasy to brutal realism, from an international selection of writers." —Publisher
Contents
  • Nightfather: Camp; Nice; Roll call; Bon appetit; Little Red Riding Hood; Willi; Underpants; Animal / Carl Friedman
  • Lost in translation: paradise / Eva Hoffman
  • My little pledge of us / Victoria Redel
  • The fate of great love / Tammie Bob
  • Down these mean streets / Ruth Knafo Setton
  • The lost land: ascent / Göran Rosenberg
  • The right nose / Doron Rabinovici
  • Jew boy: the purple Jew / Alan Kaufman
  • Summer-long-a-coming (selection) / Barbara Finkelstein
  • Excision / Savyon Liebrecht
  • Dancing at the Club Holocaust / J.J Steinfeld
  • Cattle car complex / Thane Rosenbaum
  • Writing the book of Esther (selection) / Henri Raczymov
  • Do you deserve to live? / Sonia Pilcer
  • What God wants: half-there / Lily Brett
  • The deposit / Val Vinokurov
  • Lessons of darkness (selection) / Helena Janaczek
  • Joemi's table (selection) / Esther Discchereit
  • Maus II: and here my troubles began (selection) / Art Spiegelman
  • The war after (selection) / Anne Karpf
  • Until the entire guard has passed / Lea Aini
  • The inventory: statement of the officer for accounts / Gila Lustiger
  • A blessing on the moon (selection) / Joseph Skibell
  • Letter from a dogcatcher / Leon de Winter
  • Ur / Alcina Lubitch Domecq
  • Petition / Mihály Kornis
  • Unus multorum / Peter Singer
  • The gospel according to my father / David Albahari
  • The imaginary Jew: the protagonist introduced / Alain Finkielkraut
  • The library of Moloch / Melvin Jules Bukiet
Physical Description 394 pages ; 25 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherNew York : W.W. Norton & Company
EditionFirst Edition
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (pages 383394)
RecognitionGifted in 2009 by Shannon LaBelle

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Friedman, Carl (contributor)

Hoffman, Eva (contributor)

Redel, Victoria (contributor)

Bob, Tammie (contributor)

Setton, Ruth Knafo (contributor)

Rosenberg, Göran (contributor)

Rabinovici, Doron (contributor)

Kaufman, Alan (contributor)

Finkelstein, Barbara (contributor)

Liebrecht, Savyon (contributor)

Steinfeld, J. J. (contributor)

Rosenbaum, Thane (contributor)

Raczymow, Henri (contributor)

Pilcer, Sonia (contributor)

Brett, Lily (contributor)

Vinokur, Val (contributor)

Janaczek, Helena (contributor)

Discchereit, Esther (contributor)

Spiegelman, Art (contributor)

Karpf, Anne (contributor)

Eni, Leʼah (contributor)

Lustiger, Gila (contributor)

Skibell, Joseph (contributor)

Winter, Léon de (contributor)

Kornis, Mihály (contributor)

Singer, Peter (contributor)

Albahari, David (contributor)

Finkielkraut, Alain (contributor)

Bukiet, Melvin Jules (contributor)