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The Museum’s Collections document the fate of Holocaust victims, survivors, rescuers, liberators, and others through artifacts, documents, photos, films, books, personal stories, and more. Search below to view digital records and find material that you can access at our library and at the Shapell Center.
Pt. I. Literary readings ; 1.1. The role of imagination in narrative constructions / Theodore Sarbin ; 1.2. Fantastic self: a study of adolescents' fictional narratives, and aesthetic activity as identity work / Cynthia Lightfoot 1.3. Cultural modeling as a frame for narrative analysis / Carol D. Lee, Erica Rosenfeld, Ruby Mendenhall, Ama Rivers, and Brendesha Tynes ; 1.4. Data are everywhere: narrative criticism in the literature of experience / Mark Freeman
pt. II. Social-relational readings ; 2.1. Construction of the cultural self in early narratives / Katherine Nelson ; 2.2. Creative uses of cultural genres / Colette Daiute ; 2.3. Positioning with Davie Hogan: stories, tellings, and identities / Michael Bamberg ; 2.4. Dilemmas of storytelling and identity / Steven Stanley and Michael Billig pt. III. Readings through the forces of history ; 3.1. Narrating and counternarrating illegality as an identity / Jocelyn Solis ; 3.2. Transcendent stories and counternarratives in Holocaust survivor life histories: searching for meaning in video-testimony archives / Sarah Carney ; 3.3. Women of "the greatest generation": feeling on the margin of social history / Abigail J. Stewart and Janet E. Malley 3.4. Culture, continuity, and the limits of narrativity: a comparison of the self-narratives of native and non-native youth ; Michael J. Chandler, Christopher E. Lalonde and Ulrich Teucher ; 3.5. Once upon a time: a narratologist's tale / Mary Gergen.
Learn about over 1,000 camps and ghettos in Volume I and II of this encyclopedia, which are available as a free PDF download. This reference provides text, photographs, charts, maps, and extensive indexes.