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Title:
Landscapes of the metropolis of death reflections on memory and imagination
Edition:
1st Harvard University Press ed.
Publication Information:
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2013.
ISBN:
9780674072893

9780674075092
Physical Description:
xii, 127 p. : ill.
Language:
English
Language Note:
"Text originally written in Hebrew and translated by Ralph Mandel, except 'Ghetto in an annihilation camp', which was first presented in English at the Fourth Yad Vashem International History Conference"--Publisher's note.
Contents:
1. A prologue that could also be an epilogue -- 2. Between Theresienstadt and Auschwitz -- 3. The final liquidation of the 'family camp' -- Autumn 1944: Auschwitz, ghostly metropolis -- 5. Observations and perplexities about senes in the memory -- 6. Three poems from the brink of the gas chambers -- 7. Journey to the satellite city of the metropolis of death -- 8. Landscapes of a private mythology -- 9. Rivers which cannot be crossed and the 'Gate of the Law' -- 10. In search of history and memory : three chapters from the diaries -- 11. Dream: Jewish Prague and the great death -- 12. Doctor Mengele frozen in time -- 13. God's grieving.
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