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    • Georges Didi-Huberman, Écorces, and Otto Dov Kulka, Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death – as Lager essays? Imagination and remembrance of the title formulations in relation to the formulation “anus mundi” 

      Kuczyńska-Koschany, Katarzyna (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
      The article is an attempt at interpretation of two essays, which may be called „Lager” essays. These are Écorces written by G. Didi-Huberman and Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death written by O.D. Kulka, their books are ...
    • How to describe “the world of colossal absurd”? On the grotesque in Gulag literature 

      Sucharski, Tadeusz (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
      The main aim of the paper is to reflect on the various forms of the disclosure and the use of the grotesque in the Polish camp literature. Prisoners, authors of books devoted to life in the camps, experienced life in ...
    • Jaworzno. Invisibility 

      Morawiec, Arkadiusz ORCID (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
      The article discussed the literary representations of the communist labour camp in Jaworzno (1945–1956), particularly the short story by Seweryna Szmaglewska entitled Amnestia zastukała dobram (1956), a novel by Kazimierz ...
    • Lager – literature – zones of silence 

      Buryła, Sławomir (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
      The article reconstructs the most important issues on the map of Polish lager prose, those that are ignored, inconvenient for readers or authors, and sometimes for both. The author of the essay also presents the zones of ...
    • Polish camp literature. A few questions about a synthesis that is missing 

      Kulesza, Dariusz (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
      The author of the text poses questions why there has never been a historical and literary synthesis regarding Polish camp literature, Lager-themed in particular, as Gulag literature possesses at least protosyntheses. He ...
    • Report and lament – Zalman Gradowski’s notes from Auschwitz 

      Adamczyk, Kazimierz (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
      The notes by Zalman Gradowski, one of the leaders of the rebellion of the Sonderkommando in Auschwitz-Birkenau, are one of the most important Holocaust documents created by its victims right from its epicentre as the crime ...
    • Survival strategy. The Death Brigade by Leon Weliczker 

      Przymuszała, Beata (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
      The article discusses the account by Leon Weliczker (The Death Brigade) who belonged to the Sonderkommando in the Janowska camp. When describing everyday life centring on the removal of corpses, Weliczker also revealed his ...
    • Women’s hair in Lager narratives 

      Czarnecka, Barbara (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2017)
      The article offers an analysis of women’s Lager narratives in which the procedure of removing hair from female prisoners of concentration camps was reflected. It indicates the procedure’s cultural, social, and psychological ...