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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 431–449.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Henry Greenspan; Sidney Bolkosky Studies of interviewing suggest that there is a wide gulf between interviewing theory and actual practice. Regarding interviews with Holocaust survivors specifically, there have been no systematic studies of the relationships between theory and practice, nor has...
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Poetics Today (2003) 24 (1): 146–147.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... Aarnoud Rommens, Leuven Leona Toker, Return from the Archipelago: Narratives of Gulag Survivors. Blooming- ton: Indiana University Press, xv + pp. Leona Toker’s Return from the Archipelago: Narratives of Gulag Survivors is a...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 463–472.
Published: 01 June 2006
... sentiments tend to suppress their expression. Not surprisingly, Holocaust survivors in America who have harbored such sentiments against the Germans and others who persecuted them and murdered their families have tended to be silent about those sentiments rather than incur such disapproval. Yet for such...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 311–330.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Robert N. Kraft Videotaped oral testimony of Holocaust survivors documents the extended (disjointed) memories of individuals who suffered through the industrial cruelty of the Third Reich. This testimony is studied cognitively in an effort to understand memory for atrocity and to characterize the...
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Poetics Today (2017) 38 (4): 667–693.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Rob Baum Archives, such as libraries, museums, or memorials, are typically repositories of memory. But archives may also be experienced as somatized trauma, for example, in survivors of genocide, where transmitted memory becomes the material “object” of intergenerational trauma. Transmitted trauma...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 385–397.
Published: 01 June 2006
... manuscripts began in the earliest stages of the genocide. In the postwar period, the meaning of testimony remained largely personal. The Eichmann trial conferred on the witnesses the social identity of survivor and transformed them into bearers of history. This image of the survivor continues in audiovisual...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 473–488.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Ernst van Alphen In discussions of second- and third-generation Holocaust literature and testimony, it is an accepted idea that the trauma of Holocaust survivors is often transmitted from the first to the second and later generations. This article analyzes the “problems” of survivors' children in...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 451–461.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Joanne Weiner Rudof This article discusses postwar efforts to document the survivor experience, which continue to the present time. Many historians today acknowledge the importance of these primary source materials to their work as well as the necessity for careful analysis of them. These materials...
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Poetics Today (2004) 25 (1): 137–158.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Bill Freind This essay argues that the work of Araki Yasusada, an alleged Hiroshima survivor and poet who was later discovered to be an invention, offers an important example of the potential of heteronyms to satisfy the reader's desire for an author figure behind the text while simultaneously...
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Poetics Today (2005) 26 (2): 209–255.
Published: 01 June 2005
... reliability and rhetoric, truth and persuasion, norm and narrative discourse. To illustrate them, my essay juxtaposes the testimonial viewpoints and practices of two survivors of the Nazi camps: Primo Levi and Dan Pagis. The two may seem poles apart: while Levi is considered the quintessential witness, Pagis...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 275–295.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Tony Kushner It has taken many decades after 1945 for the testimony of Holocaust victims to be taken seriously. This article charts the shift from the marginalization of survivors and the lack of interest in their accounts immediately after the war to more recent developments, whereby they have...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 297–309.
Published: 01 June 2006
... documents. Historians are slowly coming to agree that survivor accounts are a crucial source of evidence for appreciating the unorthodox and unprecedented moral universe of the Holocaust. Writers as diverse as Charlotte Delbo, Imre Kertész, Arnošt Lustig, and Aharon Appelfeld find ways of stripping a...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 399–423.
Published: 01 June 2006
... or conversational speech change shape in the context of testimony? What happens when Charlotte Delbo uses metaphor, simile, or personification to convey her experiences in Auschwitz? What happens to oral testimony when Holocaust survivors bear witness while the camera records parasemantic body...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 249–260.
Published: 01 June 2006
... experience of thousands of survivors, the testimonies have certainly helped to strengthen the recep- tion, acknowledgment, and fuller understanding of the terror undergone. These viva voce texts present a challenge, however. They have values that include yet reach beyond the factual historical yield of...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 489–495.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Holo- caust survivors who became literary writers on the Holocaust. Each also ultimately ended his life by suicide, and each did so without providing a note of explanation. Writers who devoted their lives to writing about what Poetics Today 27:2 (Summer 2006) doi 10.1215/03335372-2005-016 © 2006...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 497–499.
Published: 01 June 2006
... is the William E. Stirton Professor of History, director of the honors program, and director of theVoice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Project at the University of Michigan–Dearborn. He is the author of The Distorted Image: German Jewish Perceptions of Germans and Germany, 1920–1935 (1975...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 331–351.
Published: 01 June 2006
... from the city, were rejected and thrown into the trash as scrap paper Ofer • The Study of Health and Medicine in the Ghetto 333 In the aftermath of the war, it was almost self-evident to the survivors that they must document their recent experiences, and thus the recording of...
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Poetics Today (2000) 21 (1): 263–264.
Published: 01 March 2000
... Concentration Camps he worked as an interviewer for the Ar- chive of Memory: Interviews with Survivors of the Shoah at the Moses Mendelssohn Centre for European-Jewish Studies, University of Potsdam, Germany. Libbie Rifkin...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (4): 759–760.
Published: 01 December 2008
...: Narratives of Gulag Survivors (2000), Towards the Ethics of Form in Fiction: Narratives of Cul- tural Remission (forthcoming), and articles on English, American, and Russian novel- ists as well as on documentary prose. She is the editor of Commitment in Reflection: Essays in Literature and Moral...
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Poetics Today (2006) 27 (2): 261–273.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Responsibility of the Historian1 Friedländer is himself a Holocaust survivor who has published his own memoir, thirty-three years after the Holocaust, under the title Quand vient le souvenir (When Memory Comes) (1979). The motto of his book is taken from Gustav Meyrink’s novel The Golem: ‘‘When knowledge...