Elie Wiesel | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Itzhak Ivry

This literature criticism consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis & critique of Elie Wiesel.
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Critical Review by Itzhak Ivry

SOURCE: Ivry, Itzhak. “Memory of Torment.” Saturday Review 43, no. 51 (17 December 1960): 23-4.

In the following review of Night, Ivry provides a brief plot synopsis and asserts that the memoir is a powerful and important recounting of life in the Nazi concentration camps. He also reviews Herbert Agar's book The Saving Remnant.

Children's shoes are a touching sight when piled up in a concentration camp storehouse, and a child's reaction to the twentieth century's greatest calamity is especially poignant. This may be why The Diary of Anne Frank emerged as one of the most unforgettable documents of the period. A child's response to life in the Oswiecim (Auschwitz) concentration camp is presented by Elie Wiesel in Night, which was written originally in French and has been ably translated into English by...

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