By Carol Ann Rittner
Students, clergy, academics and writers current stimulating essays at the subject matter that Anne Frank's Diary movingly symbolizes the triumph of early life innocence over totalitarian brutality. this can be of price for periods and examine teams with pursuits in faith and spiritual ethics, the Holocaust, ethnic detoxing, discrimination, the function of the person in society, and the daunting ethical dilemmas posed via rising nationalisms world wide.
Read or Download Anne Frank in the World: Essays and Reflections PDF
Best essays books
In her new essay assortment, the loved writer of excessive Tide in Tucson brings to us, out of 1 of history's darker moments, a longer love track to the area we nonetheless have.
Whether she is considering the Grand Canyon, her vegetable backyard, motherhood, genetic engineering, or the way forward for a state based at the better of all human impulses, those essays are grounded within the author's trust that our biggest difficulties have grown from the earth's remotest corners in addition to our personal backyards, and that solutions may possibly lie in either these areas.
Sometimes grave, sometimes hilarious, and finally persuasive, Small ask yourself is a hopeful exam of the folk we appear to be, and what we'd but make of ourselves.
The writer of the cherished a lot will depend on Dinner turns her acute eye and irresistable wit from the meals we consume to the best way we consume them. The Rituals of Dinner explores our revealing, vibrant, and intricate international on the desk, illuminating the unfold with examples from formal dinners to picnics, from cannibalism to the Eucharist, and from the elegant to the ridiculous--depending on the place you take a seat.
Severe Essays on D. H. Lawrence: In Honour of Dr. R. okay. Sinha is a humble attempt to provide an important, complicated, multifaceted, unique and provocative Lawrence. The editor has carefully commissioned eighteen essays that remove darkness from the success of 1 of England’s so much flexible and influential smooth writers.
- In the Shadow of the Master: Classic Tales by Edgar Allan Poe and Essays by Jeffery Deaver, Nelson DeMille, Tess Gerritsen, Sue Grafton, Stephen King, Laura Lippman, Lisa Scottoline, and Thirteen Others
- The face of the Other and the trace of God : essays on the philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas
- Doctrina del Libertador
- Dynamic Timing Decisions Under Uncertainty: Essays on Invention, Innovation and Exploration in Resource Economics
Extra info for Anne Frank in the World: Essays and Reflections
CR: Why didn't you leave Czechoslovakia when you saw what was happening in Germany? Didn't you recognize that there was danger for your country as well? HL: First of all, it was not as simple then as it may seem to you now. Yes, we were aware of what was happening in Germany, but we did not think it could happen to us. Not at all. It was happening across the border, in a different country. Now and then, some of our ethnic German co-citizens became very patriotic in relation to Hitler's Germany, and sometimes that took on slightly alarming forms, but generally, we felt safe.
What is left is silence, emptiness, the whisper of fir trees, and the broad, pale northern sky. It is possible, standing amid the purple heather and the birch trees, to feel overwhelming sadness but not horror, and this concerns some people. 18] next page > page_6 < previous page page_6 next page > Page 6 anger that prevents us from ever shutting the book on this history. Understandably, some people worry that memorials that do not explicitly show what happened offer an anesthetized, more comfortable, less graphic view of historya history that we can live with.
HL: I was told within the first few minutes by someone I knew, a doctor who had treated me in Terezìn. He told me that the actual purpose of the whole camp was annihilation. He told me in very brief, concrete terms, "Look up at the smoke. Can you smell it? Do you know what it is? It's a crematorium but not a normal crematorium. " He did not leave me in any doubt that I had arrived at the end of the road. I was so stunned by the horror of it. We were sent immediately to the so-called Czech family camp in Birkenau [Auschwitz II].