Stories, poems, memoirs, and other writings came out of the Holocaust, representing those who survived as well as the many who died. Anne Frank is one of the most famous victims of the Holocaust, but there were many others. Read about their lives and works.
by S. Lillian Kremer (Editor). Routledge. From the publisher: "Featuring 300 alphabetically organized bio-critical essays on writers of memoirs, novels, poetry, and drama, ranging in length from 1,500 to 7,000 words, this comprehensive scholarly work presents a broad spectrum of voices remembering, interpreting, and reinterpreting..."
by William R. Fernekes. Greenwood Publishing Group. From the publisher: "The Sourcebook's 17 chapters cover general reference works; narrative histories; fiction, drama, and poetry; books for children and young adults..."
by Aaron Kramer (Editor), and Saul Lishinsky (Illustrator). Syracuse University Press. From the publisher: "These poets - originally writing in Yiddish - speak from the ghettos, way-stations, death camps, and partisan forests. Placing each group in its historic and literary context with comprehensive introductory essays, Professor Kramer presents works mostly unavailable in English - until now."
by Roger Salmon. Cornell University Press. From the publisher: "In a compact, readable, and accessible book, Roger B. Salomon explores the nature of horror in literature and in life. Rather than minimizing horror by narrowly associating it with psychological drives, persecution, or extremism, he approaches horror through the medium of narrative as a significant and enduring physical and metaphysical reality."
by Inga Clendinnen. Cambridge University Press. From the publisher: "Clendinnen explores the experience of the Holocaust from both the victims' and the perpetrators' point of view. She discusses the remarkable survivor testimonies of writers such as Primo Levi and Charlotte Delbo, the vexed issue of 'resistance' in the camps, and strategies for understanding ... the Nazi leadership."
by Anne Frank, and Arnold J. Pomerans (Translator). Doubleday. From the publisher: "For almost fifty years, Anne Frank's diary has moved millions with its testament to the human spirit's indestructibility, but readers have never seen the full text of this beloved bookuntil now."
by Ava Kadishson Schieber, and Phyllis Lassner (Preface). Northwestern University Press. From the publisher: "'Soundless Roar' introduces a distinctive new voice to Holocaust literature. Ava Kadishson Schieber, author, poet, and artist, spent her teenage years hiding from the Nazis on a Serbian farm."
by Lorry Stillman. Tilbury House Publishers. From the publisher: "Introducing students to the personal narrative, fiction, and poetry allows them to hear a narrative voice recount not only the facts of this historical time, but also helps them understand the emotions surrounding the events of the Holocaust."
by Wladyslaw Szpilman, Wilm Hosenfeld, Andrzej Szpilman, and Anthea Bell (Translator). St. Martin's Press. From the publisher: "The Pianist is both an extraordinary story of one man's tenacity in the face of death, and a testament to the resilience of humanity itself -- Szpilman's life was saved by a German officer who heard him play the same Chopin nocturne on a piano found among the rubble."
by David Patterson (Editor), Alan L. Berger (Editor), and Sarita Cargas (Editor). Greenwood Publishing Group. From the publisher: "Arranged alphabetically by author, all of the entries answer the same basic questions: the nature of the author's literary response to the Holocaust; his or her place in holocaust literature."