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Numbered Days: Diaries and the Holocaust

Alexandra Garbarini

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112528
eISBN:
9780300135039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112528.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

As the Nazis swept across Europe during World War II, Jewish victims wrote diaries in which they grappled with the terror unfolding around them. Some wrote simply to process the contradictory bits of ... More


Reluctant Messengers

Alexandra Garbarini

in Numbered Days: Diaries and the Holocaust

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112528
eISBN:
9780300135039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112528.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores the task and pursuit of diary writing of Jewish victims during the Holocaust as a cultural pursuit. Primo Levi, for example, in his memoir of Auschwitz, described how he recited ... More


Conclusion: “A Stone Under History's Wheel”

Alexandra Garbarini

in Numbered Days: Diaries and the Holocaust

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112528
eISBN:
9780300135039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112528.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter concludes the book by sharing insights that have been gleamed from the study and analysis of the effect and importance of the diary writing of Jewish victims during the Holocaust. These ... More


Men

Steven M. Stowe

in Keep the Days: Reading the Civil War Diaries of Southern Women

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640969
eISBN:
9781469640983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640969.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter picks up a question that runs through the Civil War diaries of southern women: what is the tie between men and war, and what will war reveal about men? The question was rich enough to ... More


Herself

Steven M. Stowe

in Keep the Days: Reading the Civil War Diaries of Southern Women

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640969
eISBN:
9781469640983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640969.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

As southern women of the slave-owning class wrote in their diaries about the excitement and destruction of the Civil War—about war’s violence, men, slaves, and the odd act of diary-keeping ... More


Introduction

in The Accidental Diarist: A History of the Daily Planner in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226033211
eISBN:
9780226033495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226033495.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introduction aims to explore the importance of diary writing for the nineteenth century Americans. Diaries can be traced back to colonial times, and the first people who used it were British ... More


Poetics and subjectivities between classicism and Romanticism

Andrew Kahn, Mark Lipovetsky, Irina Reyfman, and Stephanie Sandler

in A History of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199663941
eISBN:
9780191770463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663941.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In the context of Sentimentalism in the 1770s, literary culture opened up to representations of human subjectivity. The chapter considers genres of poetry devoted to the themes of pleasure, death, ... More


Subjectivities

Andrew Kahn, Mark Lipovetsky, Irina Reyfman, and Stephanie Sandler

in A History of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199663941
eISBN:
9780191770463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663941.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The chapter continues to trace attention to emotions, begun in the context of Sentimentalism and further developed in the works of the pre-Romantic period. The discovery of the self-promoted active ... More


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