By Philip Rosen
This source consultant might help readers find over 800 first-person money owed, fiction, poetry, paintings interpretations, and song by means of Holocaust sufferers and survivors, in addition to video clips referring to the testimony and reports of Holocaust survivors. as well as the few famous writers, artists, and musicians whose paintings so eloquently captures their event through the Holocaust, this consultant will introduce the reader to the lives and paintings of greater than 250 lesser identified or unrecognized writers, artists, and musicians from many nations who documented their adventure of persecution by the hands of the Nazis. This advisor might help scholars achieve firsthand wisdom of what it was once wish to event the Holocaust and the way traditional humans coped and created artwork and which means from the ashes in their lives.The access on each one author, artist, and musician encompasses a biographical comic strip and checklist of his or her works, with complete bibliographic facts. Entries on literature and video clips are annotated and comprise thoughts for age-appropriateness. The paintings is split into 5 elements: writers of memoirs, diaries and fiction; poets; artists; composers and musicians; and movies that characteristic testimony via survivors. each one half positive factors an introductory review of the artists and paintings created in that style out of Holocaust adventure. name, artist/writer, and nationality indexes might help the reader decide upon fabrics, and an index prepared by way of age-appropriate degrees can help academics and librarians to pick literature and movies for college kids.
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Extra resources for Bearing witness: a resource guide to literature, poetry, art, music, and videos by Holocaust victims and survivors
63 pp. ISBN: 0399212426. Ages 10–13. Memoir. The author uses his paintings of the Warsaw Ghetto and the Warsaw Uprising as the basis of chapters that tell the story. The work is highly personalized and didactic, addressed as if he were giving his talk to sixth- or seventh-grade children. Bernbaum focuses on Jewish resistance in the ghetto and the Poles’ indifference to the horror inside the ghetto. However, he does mention the few Righteous Gentiles who tried to aid Jews. The beginning and closing chapters contain a great deal of historical information on the Third Reich.
When he was released, the family moved to the grandparents’ house in the country, where with her family Inge suffered the indignities heaped on Jews. Then in 1942 she and her parents were transported to the Theresienstadt ghetto–concentration camp in Czechoslovakia. There the family dwelled in the disabled World War I veterans section. She was 10 years of age when the Soviet Red Army liberated her and her parents on May 8, 1945. One year later the family immigrated to New York City. The young survivor at- Page 12 tended Queens College and in 1955 graduated with a degree in chemistry.
178 pp. ISBN: 0802134467. Ages 16–up. Fiction. Young Theo Braun has survived four years in concentration camps. In this novel, told in the first person, he tries to forget the horrible memories of the camps and avoid fellow survivors, who will restore the memories. Hoping to recapture his life before World War II and the Holocaust, Theo seeks out old haunts while returning to his former home near Vienna. As he plods his way on foot, he meets along the road gatherings of fellow refugees, survivors who beckon to him to share coffee, cigarettes, and companionship.
Bearing witness: a resource guide to literature, poetry, art, music, and videos by Holocaust victims and survivors by Philip Rosen