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By Rudolf Mrázek
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007364-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0736-4
..., and would have killed himself, supposing that the prison- ers had been fled. But Paul cried out with a loud voice, saying, Do thyself no harm: for we are all here. Acts 16:26 28 There are some reports about the authorities of both Theresienstadt and Boven Digoel fearing internees re sis tance. In one...
Book Chapter

By Rudolf Mrázek
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007364-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0736-4
... in spite of the fact that all the glasses of the dead and the glasses of the internees that were not necessary, have been either confiscated or collected at the time of death, and then given to the optician[ s] office. 12 This was, to use Heidegger s words, the existential structure of taking care. Mr...
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By Rudolf Mrázek
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007364-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0736-4
... could imagine, es- pecially at the time. It was even endlessly far from Java and Sumatra, where the rebellion happened and from which most of the internees came. The camp was set up in Dutch New Guinea. The journey from Java by ship took four weeks, and the internees, if they so desired, could take...
Book Chapter

By Rudolf Mrázek
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 January 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0736-4
... could imagine, es- pecially at the time. It was even endlessly far from Java and Sumatra, where the rebellion happened and from which most of the internees came. The camp was set up in Dutch New Guinea. The journey from Java by ship took four weeks, and the internees, if they so desired, could take...
Book Chapter

By Rudolf Mrázek
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007364-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0736-4
... nor in Theresienstadt were the bodies of the victims tattooed Auschwitz- style, and even less were internees burned on the arms, chests, cheeks, and foreheads as Dostoyevsky described in the Tsarist camp of just before his time.5 In Boven Digoel and in Theresienstadt the internees were allowed to keep...
Book Chapter

By Rudolf Mrázek
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007364-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0736-4
... face, his profile was sharp, his body strong and squat like that of a peasant, and his voice clapped like a thunder- bolt. 3 Mr. Hermawan, an internee who came to the camp from Bandung [West Java], was young, handsome, and very loud. 4 In Theresienstadt, The SIX Voice 92 Chapter Six ss men gave...
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By Rudolf Mrázek
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007364-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0736-4
...), and how some survive. Very few attempt suicide, Perec says about his fictional camp s internees. Only sometimes howling is heard on the island, in the outside of the camp, from over the wall. 5 Sport came into being in the West, spread to the East, and lasted as a dandyish and cruel thing in which...
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By Rudolf Mrázek
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007364-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0736-4
... Indies Army in Magelang, one of the princi- pal military garrisons in Java.1 Internee Djojo Toegimin is remembered as a musical expert. 2 Internee Ganda, together with internee Oekar, was active in Boven Digoel, developing Soendanese [West Javanese] music. 3 Mohammad Jasin and Sjamsoeddin Katjamata...
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By Rudolf Mrázek
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 January 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0736-4
...- miliar sounds to all the internees. The sounds of nature in Boven Digoel to the Boven Digoel camp people were radically more of elsewhere. With very few exceptions, the Boven Di- goel internees came from the western parts of the tropical archipelago, in fact, from beyond the Wallace Line dividing...
Book Chapter

By Rudolf Mrázek
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007364-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0736-4
... Manes of Theresienstadt, registers all the energy of the camp. What ever the camp people did, they were the light. Into the clearing, they were the light bearers. Receipt for the valuables of the internees taken for safekeeping: mohamed jacoeb. Trunk no. 20: . . . one lamp27 Content of the luggage...
Book Chapter

By Rudolf Mrázek
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 January 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0736-4
... Manes of Theresienstadt, registers all the energy of the camp. What ever the camp people did, they were the light. Into the clearing, they were the light bearers. Receipt for the valuables of the internees taken for safekeeping: mohamed jacoeb. Trunk no. 20: . . . one lamp27 Content of the luggage...
Book Chapter

By Rudolf Mrázek
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007364-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0736-4
...- miliar sounds to all the internees. The sounds of nature in Boven Digoel to the Boven Digoel camp people were radically more of elsewhere. With very few exceptions, the Boven Di- goel internees came from the western parts of the tropical archipelago, in fact, from beyond the Wallace Line dividing...
Book Chapter

By Rudolf Mrázek
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007364-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0736-4
... Banten, in West Java, there were at one time twenty- five hadjis among the internees in the camp. To be hadji (haji) means now, and meant much more at the time, a spiritually inclined person who had devotion, energy, and money to travel over the half the globe, to the holy places in the Middle East...
Book Chapter

By Rudolf Mrázek
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 January 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0736-4
..., and would have killed himself, supposing that the prison- ers had been fled. But Paul cried out with a loud voice, saying, Do thyself no harm: for we are all here. Acts 16:26 28 There are some reports about the authorities of both Theresienstadt and Boven Digoel fearing internees re sis tance. In one...
Book Chapter

By Rudolf Mrázek
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 January 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0736-4
... there, what in itself already exists in truth. 3 The praxis of perfecting, us being interested in these ideal shapes, constructing, means that we are geometers and live in a self- enclosed world of ideal objects. 4 As the family of Trikoyo arrived at Boven Digoel with the first group of internees...
Book Chapter

By Rudolf Mrázek
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007364-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0736-4
... up the river from the sea.7 In the words of Marcus van Blankenstein, the internees traveled on the steamer from the sea to the camp along the endless disconsolateness of the river, with the banks on both sides covered by [a] dense and uninterrupted wall of jungle. 8 A Dutch deputy, van Helsdingen...
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By Rudolf Mrázek
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007364-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0736-4
.... On a diff er ent level and for internees of other tastes, the cabaret of husband and wife Strauss, as famous as Manes s theater in the camp, be- came especially popu lar with a song, a schlager, a hit, soon almost an an- them of the camp, titled As If. One of the endless strophes and more and more were...
Book Chapter

By Rudolf Mrázek
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007364-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0736-4
... there, what in itself already exists in truth. 3 The praxis of perfecting, us being interested in these ideal shapes, constructing, means that we are geometers and live in a self- enclosed world of ideal objects. 4 As the family of Trikoyo arrived at Boven Digoel with the first group of internees...
Book Chapter

By Rudolf Mrázek
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007364-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0736-4
..., and by the internees themselves. Indeed, it was called a city in the making. 1 Etty Hillesum in her diary wrote about Westerbork as about a city complete one par tic u- lar part of the camp, she wrote, makes you feel you are in a squalid slum, another will give the impression of a solid middle- class district. 2 Dr...
Book Chapter

By Rudolf Mrázek
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007364-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0736-4
... that Jews were after her. It took place when the train was still in the station and not running. And again, it was Jews against her, not the Germans. It was tough. 34 What seemed really to matter was the loading and thus, the calculation of the mass and the mea sure ment of the space. An ex- internee...