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mobi ↠ Holocaust Paperback ¼ charles reznikoff ¼ [PDF / Epub] ☁ Holocaust ✎ Charles Reznikoff – Gym-apparel.co.uk In Holocaust poet Charles Reznikoff's subject is people's suffering at the hand of another His source materials are the US government's record of the trials of the Nazi criminals before the Angement and the rhythms of the testimony set as verse on the page a poem of witness by the perpetrators and the survivors of the Holocaust He lets the terrible history unfold in history's own word Does one ever really like holocaust books? This book is daunting despite it's brevity and haunting That being said I think it will really change the way I teach the book Nightthis year I think there is a certain truth to it that most memoir doesn't convey While the trials are made up of testimonymemories themselves the process of making testamonies in court seems to have validity than most diary style memoirs The challenge is going to be choosing which poems to teach How Reznikoff edited the trials down to these is beyond me

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Rg Military Tribunal and the transcripts of the Eichmann trial in Jerusalem Except for the twelve part titles none of the words here are Reznikoff's own instead he has created through selection arr WowI’m very glad and horrified that I read this This collection of prose poems are taken directly from source material from the Nuremberg Trials and the Eichmann trial in Jerusalem They are stunning in their barbarity They are stunning in their inhumanity It was an important reminder to me of what it looks like to be human in all of its glory and in all of its depravity It’s a stunning stunning read I’m very glad I read it and I hope it changes me

Charles Reznikoff ↠ Holocaust pdf

HolocaustIn Holocaust poet Charles Reznikoff's subject is people's suffering at the hand of another His source materials are the US government's record of the trials of the Nazi criminals before the Nurembe I finished this book last night It was difficult to do and not because it isn’t transfixing This is a book I would not have picked up on my own and I was skeptical when my professor assigned it for workshop I tend to avoid holocaust narratives in part because I feel inundated with them in part because you know they will as Allison says make you want to drink the bleachReznikoff collaged fragments from the courtroom transcripts of various trials eg the Nuremberg trials the Eichmann trial He focused on the first person accounts in the transcripts; he pared down the testimonials but did not add to them He did arrange them under various subheadings massacres work camps children etc The resulting poem is brutal Things that will stick the flashycompetitive brutality of the ss men paired with their interest in destroying all evidenceleaving no trace; the strange focus on data collection and other methods the roll call the body count the torture of every 5th man etc; the haunting image of “gold teeth” extracted from ashes and the mouths of the dead Something about the form lends to the absorbility the narrative; maybe it is the rhythm imposed by the line breaks the spare language It is so unsettling to be in these landscapes that are cramped and overpopulated only to be emptied and erased a few lines down