View all 10 comments. Sanctions as Grand Strategy Brendan Taylor. Etty era un'olandese di origine ebraica che nel , quando l'Olanda si arrese alla Germania nazista, aveva ventisei anni e viveva ad Amsterdam, dove studiava e lavorava. While these were interesting, they weren't I'm guessing as introspective or personal as her diaries probably are which is why I gave it three stars. I'm glad I finally got to read her diaries after reading her letters.
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The Books of Earthsea: You get to witness not a memoir, a looking back, but a situation where the writing and thinking make up the situation itself. Etty Hillesums diaries have been extremely inspiring and even uplifting hilesum me, despite the horror of what she witnessed and endured around her. This is a diary of Etty Hillesum, I wanted to know her.
Nov 29, Rebecca rated it it was ok Shelves: Yillesum shall always be able to stand on my own two feet even when they are planted on the hardest soil of the harshest reality. Etty Hillesum died in November in Auschwitz — thanks to this book some of her spirit survives.
There was a nice paragraph on page 70, beginning with "Then something dawned on me. There she met Hendrik Hans J. For the one word that sums up everything within me, the overflowing and rich sense of life. I really dlario abandon all that laziness, and particularly my inhibitions and insecurity, if I am ever to find myself, and through myself, find others.
Etty Hillesum - Wikipedia
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This would be on my list of "Best 20 Books Ever Written". She trains herself to lead a more austere life, in order to relinquish some of life's pleasures before this is imposed on her from outside.
Etty Hillesum's parents are recorded as having died on 10 Septembersuggesting they died in transit or were gassed immediately upon their hillesu. Her spirituality was not confined to her intellectual understanding of a greater power and is reflected in her diaries.
Etty era un'olandese di origine ebraica che nelquando l'Olanda si arrese alla Germania nazista, aveva ventisei anni e viveva ad Amsterdam, dove studiava e lavorava. Her brother Mischa died on 31 Marchalso at Auschwitz. To read her words 75 years after she was murdered is a reminder of an appalling genocide that must never be allowed to happen again, as well as an insight into the mind of a hillesu, complicated woman hilpesum I would love to have known as a friend.
Although his patient, Etty also became his secretary and friend and eventually his lover. If I could only take 10 books with me to a deserted island, this would be one. The adult hilldsum to A For the first time, Etty Hillesum's diary and letters appear together to give us the fullest possible portrait of this extraordinary woman.
But perhaps Hiklesum did, and so I shall wait patiently until the words have grown inside me, the words that proclaim how good and beautiful it is to live in Your world, oh God, despite everything we human beings do to one another.
Etty Hillesum (Author of An Interrupted Life)
Being so bright, Etty seems to know immediately which way the wind is blowing, but refuses any chance to leave because she wants to share the fate of the other Jewish people. The testing stage, on the other hand, refers to her life at the concentration camp.
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An Interrupted Life: The Diaries, 1941-1943; and Letters from Westerbork
She lives in a house with roommates from all over, takes lovers of both sexes, and works as a Russian teacher and assistant psychologist. The two letters were preceded by a foreword with a biography of the artist, and followed by a third letter, both written by David Koning to camouflage the true contents.
But it's a diary, which is why I decided it was okay 2 stars instead of didn't like it 1 stareven though I didn't really get it.
Father, Mother, and Mischa are a few cars away. View all 5 comments. What's most spell-bounding is the way in which the Nazi regime appears in her diary: She becomes overwhelmed by the madness, the horror, the dread, the continuous losses, the ever-increasing scarcities, bureaucratic randomness, yet still has moments where she wonders at the beauty of the world while witnessing mass murder before her eyes.