By Dick van Last Galen, Rolf Wolfswinkel
Among 1940 and 1945, 110,000 of the 140,000 Dutch Jews have been deported to the loss of life camps in japanese Europe. eighty% by no means again. In Anne Frank and After the authors specialise in major questions: how precisely did this take place, and the way has Dutch literature come to phrases with this appalling occasion? within the book's ultimate bankruptcy they learn the connection among historical past and the literature of the Holocaust. Does literature upload to what we all know or does it truly distort historic facts? according to the paintings of best historians of the interval, the ebook examines literary works from Gerard Durlacher, Anne Frank, W.F. Hermans, Harry Mulisch, Gerard Reve and plenty of others."With its well-chosen quotations (many showing for the 1st time in print), provided in a transparent and illuminating historic surroundings, Anne Frank and After is needs to analyzing for all who are looking to transcend Anne Frank for a extra rounded photo of wartime Holland and its Jews."(Holocaust and Genocide Studies—January 1998)
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Extra info for Anne Frank and After: Dutch Holocaust Literature in a Historical Perspective (Dutch Holocaust Literature in Historical Perspective)
Dikker, 1995:61, own translation) In the autumn of 1941, anti-Jewish violence spilled over into the other provinces of Holland. Forced removals from their houses and internments began, particularly of German Jews. German Jews had been deprived of their German citizenship in 1941, and at the end of that year many of them had to report for voluntary emigration, one of the many writings on the wall. They were sent directly to the concentration camp of Westerbork in the northeast of Holland. This camp had been enlarged by orders of Seyss-Inquart into a 'refugee camp' for German-Jewish emigrants.
He took a brf'Qth and asktd, -Miep, are YO" willing to take on the responsibility of laking cart of I/S while we are in hidillg? - "Of course. _ I answered. There is a look between two people OllCe or twice in a lifetime thaI callnot be described by words. TlUlllook passed betweell us. _Miep. for those who help jl'WS IIJe p,mishmml is harsh. impri5(}IImenl, prrlll1ps ... ~ I cut him off. I said, ~Of course, I mf'tml it. _ (Cies. W. 5' III Deportation or into Hiding This is not time for poetry. (Moshe Flinker, January 19, 1943) Today many of those who once tilughed, do not laugh anymore.
I kept my eyes shut. "Wake up, angel, we have to take a trip. Remember? We told you we might have to goaway again. And now it's happened. Bea good boy. " "Hurry, hurry," the man yelled. (Oberski, 198):27) As stated before, from September 1942, Jews were collected every night from their houses.