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Sophie’s Choice: Holocaust Literature as Psychological Fiction

Sophie’s Choice (New York: Vintage International, 1976) was a best seller in both of its incarnations: as the 1976 novel, written by William Styron, and as the 1982 film, directed by… 892 more words

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The Auschwitz Kommandant: a daughter’s memoirs about Arthur Wilhelm Liebehenschel


Arthur Wilhelm Liebehenschel is often contrasted to Rudolf Höss, to indicate that he was the “good” or “more humane” Commandant of Auschwitz, who ruled the notorious concentration camp from December 1943 to May 1944. 942 more words

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The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man’s Survival in Warsaw 1939-194

“Until The Pianist, I have never read a piece so moving that I had to bring it to the screen,” declared the award-winning movie director… 963 more words

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Double standards for the United States and Israel?

Daniel Cristea-Enache, the Director of Romania’s premier culture blog, Literatura de Azi, didn’t mince words in describing the double standards the European media (and, it seems, the public at large) tend to have towards the United States and Israel: “We criticize Israel but not the terrorists that decapitate journalists and put the decapitation videos on the net. 780 more words

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Anti-Semitism today and the assault on democratic values

Anti-Semitism today and the assault on democratic values

by Claudia Moscovici 

In a recent article published in The Guardian on August 7, 2014, Jon Henley begins with an ominous headline: “Anti-Semitism is on the rise throughout Europe ‘in worst times since the Nazis’”. 838 more words

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the ideal cat is one that purrs at the state's expense, by Paul Vinicius

the ideal cat is one that purrs


at the state’s expense


poem by Paul Vinicius

translated from Romanian by Claudia Moscovici

but here… 52 more words

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