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(Od)czytywanie losów żydowskich
(Re)reading Jewish Lives

Author(s): Natalia Aleksiun
Subject(s): Jewish studies, General Reference Works, Sociology, Recent History (1900 till today), Special Historiographies:, History of Judaism, Family and social welfare, WW II and following years (1940 - 1949), History of the Holocaust, Source Material
Published by: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Szczecińskiego
Keywords: autobiography; diary; marginalia; survivors; Holocaust; life-writing; methodology;documents;

Summary/Abstract: This text introduces a collection of articles which seek to interpret Jewish ego documents and testimonies, broadly defined. Reading these documents facilitates a process of uncovering intimate threads and problematizing Jewish biographies.

  • Issue Year: 14/2020
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 7-14
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: Polish