Adolf Rudnicki Biography

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The Polish Jewish writer Adolf Rudnicki established himself before 1939 with acutely observed psychological fiction, but after World War II he devoted himself to memorializing what he described as "the tragic fate of the Jewish Nation in Poland." Eschewing his earlier fictional techniques, he developed a documentary style that reached its highest achievement in Zywe i martwe morze (1952; translated as The Dead and the Living Sea, and Other Stories, 1957), a collection of short stories and novellas linked by their common Holocaust theme. He returned to this theme in two documentary novels: Spalony swiat E. Kaganowskiego (The Burnt World of E. Kaganowski), which was published in the volume Narzeczony Beaty (Beata's Fiancé, 1961) and deals with the return to Poland of a Yiddish writer, modeled on Isaac Bashevis Singer; and Kupiec lódzki (The Merchant of Lodz, 1963), a fictionalized biography of the infamous head of the Lodz Judenrat (Jewish...

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