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 back. In Anne Frank and After the authors concentrate on 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 heritage and the literature of the Holocaust. Does literature upload to what we all know or does it really distort ancient proof? according to the paintings of major historians of the interval, the publication 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 environment, 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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Many decrees were issued, varying from small torments like a prohibition on keeping pigeons or observing Jewish holidays to the expropriation of Jewish possessions. The net closed a little more every week. The organisation of this policy was entrusted to the Zentralstelle for Judische Auswanderung (Central Bureau for Jewish Emigration) in Amsterdam, whose immediate head was SS-Hauptsrnrmfiihrer Ferdinand Aus der Fiinten. Similar offices were functioning in Berlin, Vienna and Prague. The name of this organisation originally inspired some hope.
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.
However, there was a primitive form of resistance in response to the provocations of the Dutch National Socialists: young Jews banded together in gangs. One of the rare survivors told later of their experiences: One of us constructed some kind of assault-car, an old delivery-cart with a hood and two benches. When we got a call that Jews were being molested, off we went to fight back. (Mak, 199y:qo, own translation) The Nazi terror in the streets of Amsterdam caused serious rioting at the beginning of February 1941.
Anne Frank and After: Dutch Holocaust Literature in a Historical Perspective (Dutch Holocaust Literature in Historical Perspective) by Dick van Last Galen, Rolf Wolfswinkel