Elie Wiesel Biography

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Author of over forty novels, plays, collections of short stories, lectures, and philosophical texts, Elie Wiesel has been called the poet of the Holocaust. His literature, noted Jack Kolbert in Concise Dictionary of American Literary Biography, "most of which he wrote in French, is rooted in the horror of the Holocaust and devoted to the examination of the most fundamental moral issues." Wiesel, himself a Holocaust survivor, once wrote, "The only role I sought was that of witness. I believed that, having survived by chance, I was duty-bound to give meaning to that survival, to justify each moment of my life." In works such as The Night Trilogy, The Town beyond the Wall, The Gates of the Forest, A Beggar in Jerusalem, The Oath, The Fifth Son, The Testament, The Forgotten, and The Judges, Wiesel has explored the Holocaust both directly and indirectly, searching for root causes as...

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