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The Resource Epistolophilia : writing the life of Ona Šimaitė, Julija Šukys

Epistolophilia : writing the life of Ona Šimaitė, Julija Šukys

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Epistolophilia : writing the life of Ona Šimaitė
Title
Epistolophilia
Title remainder
writing the life of Ona Šimaitė
Statement of responsibility
Julija Šukys
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Language
eng
Summary
The librarian walks the streets of her beloved Paris. An old lady with a limp and an accent, she is invisible to most. Certainly no one recognizes her as the warrior and revolutionary she was, when again and again she slipped into the Jewish ghetto of German-occupied Vilnius to carry food, clothes, medicine, money, and counterfeit documents to its prisoners. Often she left with letters to deliver, manuscripts to hide, and even sedated children swathed in sacks. In 1944 she was captured by the Gestapo, tortured for twelve days, and deported to Dachau. Through Epistolophilia, Julija Šukys fol
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
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Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Epistolophilia : writing the life of Ona Šimaitė, Julija Šukys
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Epistolophilia : writing the life of Ona Šimaitė, Julija Šukys
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt1d9nqpj
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-217)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The Woman in the Park -- Vilnius -- Correspondence -- Ona Simaite's Letters to Marijona Čilvinaitę, 1957-1958 -- Caregiving and Letters -- pt. 2. A Childhood Tale -- Russian Letters -- Everyday Writings -- pt. 3. Ghetto -- Mowszowicz -- Letters to Kazys Jakubėnas, 1941-1943 -- Destruction of the Ghetto -- pt. 4. Kazys -- Kazys's Death -- Alfonsas's Theory -- pt. 5. Catholicism, Sex, and Sin -- Mothering -- pt. 6. Ludelange -- Freedom -- Toulouse -- Letters to New York -- La Courtine -- pt. 7. The Ghetto Library -- Librarians -- Writing a Woman's Life -- pt. 8. Alduta -- Family Letters -- Soviet Schizophrenia -- Death in Vilnius -- Paris 1968 -- Single and Crazy -- pt. 9. Cormeilles -- October
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1 online resource (xiii, 217 pages)
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803240308
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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