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The Resource Landscapes of the metropolis of death : reflections on memory and imagination, Otto Dov Kulka ; translated by Ralph Mandel

Landscapes of the metropolis of death : reflections on memory and imagination, Otto Dov Kulka ; translated by Ralph Mandel

Label
Landscapes of the metropolis of death : reflections on memory and imagination
Title
Landscapes of the metropolis of death
Title remainder
reflections on memory and imagination
Statement of responsibility
Otto Dov Kulka ; translated by Ralph Mandel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • heb
  • eng
Summary
The historian reveals his experiences as a child inmate at Auschwitz, presenting a personal and historical account of life at the camp and of the private mythology he constructed to understand his past
Tone
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10180457
Cataloging source
DLC
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Kulka, Otto Dov
Dewey number
940.53/18
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
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
LC call number
D804.3
LC item number
. K79 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), in literature
  • Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
  • Memory
  • Kulka, Otto Dov
Target audience
adult
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reflections on memory and imagination
Label
Landscapes of the metropolis of death : reflections on memory and imagination, Otto Dov Kulka ; translated by Ralph Mandel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
Control code
2012041721
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Harvard University Press ed.
Extent
xii, 127 p.
Isbn
9780674072893
Lccn
2012041721
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Landscapes of the metropolis of death : reflections on memory and imagination, Otto Dov Kulka ; translated by Ralph Mandel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
Control code
2012041721
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Harvard University Press ed.
Extent
xii, 127 p.
Isbn
9780674072893
Lccn
2012041721
Other physical details
ill.

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