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An obsession with Anne Frank

Meyer Levin and The diary

by Lawrence Graver

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Levin, Meyer, 1905-,
  • Frank, Anne, 1929-1945,
  • Jews -- Public opinion,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), in literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLawrence Graver.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3523.E7994 Z7 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 254 p. :
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1121362M
    ISBN 100520201248
    LC Control Number94048123

    “An Obsession with Anne Frank,” by Lawrence Graver, published by the University of California Press in , is the first study to fashion a coherent narrative out of the welter of claims. The big difficulty came with deciding on the role Anne Frank was to have in the story. Haven: It must have been a controversial choice, since she has held a somewhat sacrosanct space in our collective psychic life – even more so in , when the book was published, and even more than that in , when the action of your book takes place, a.

      A new play by Rinne Groff about a man’s obsession with the diary of Anne Frank will star Mandy Patinkin when it makes its premiere at Yale Repertory Theater next year. The Yale Rep said on Wednesday that the play, called “Compulsion,” would star Mr. Patinkin as a character inspired by Meyer Levin, the journalist and screenwriter who helped publicize the existence of the diary, and who. Anne Frank and the Holocaust of the Dutch Jews examined Anne Fratik as a writer, a woman, a résister, even as a Utopian thinker and active consumer of literature.' Francine Prose's recent work, Anne Frank: The Book, The Life, T/ze 4/^er///ê merits particular attention. Prose, an accomplished fiction and non-fiction writer and a keen observer.

      Anne Frank was born in in Germany. Her family moved to Amsterdam in , and she died in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Francine Prose is the author of the novels A Changed Man and Blue Angel, which was a finalist for the National Book Award, the guide Reading Like a Writer, and Anne Frank: The Book, the Life, the Afterlife%(K).   In Japan, the phrase ‘Anne’s Day’ (Anne no hi) is used as a euphemism for menstruation. Manufacturers also wanted to cash in on the Japanese obsession with Anne Frank: in o.b. came with ‘Anne tampons’ (with finger cots for inserting) especially for the Japanese market.


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"An Obsession With Anne Frank" is an almost unbearably sad book, not only because of its tragic portrait of Meyer Levin, a talented and righteous man who destroyed himself, but because it makes the convincing case that his quixotic mission to force postwar America to confront the Holocaust was doomed before it even began.

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An Obsession with Anne Frank Book Summary: "Lawrence Graver's book is a precise and generous account of dreadful obsession, in which deep issues are reduced by paranoia into misery all around--and work for many lawyers. It's sad, true to my knowledge of Meyer Levin and others enmeshed in the history--infinitely sad."--Herbert Gold, author of Fathers "Beautifully and poignantly told, this.

sister Margot's perturbation by backing off: "Yes—er, I think St. Nicholas Day is a better occasion. Jesus just doesn't go with Hanukkah" (Diary, 3 November ).After Auschwitz and the phenomenal fame of his daughter's book, Frank devoted much of his life to memorializing Anne by interpreting the "message" of her diary in affirmative, universalist terms.

Anne Frank's "Diary" has been acclaimed throughout the world as an indelible portrait of a gifted girl and as a remarkable document of the Holocaust. For Meyer Levin, the respected writer who helped bring the "Diary" to an American audience, the Jewish girl's moving story became a thirty-year obsession that altered his life and brought him 5/5(1).

Ellen Feldman, a Guggenheim fellow, is the author of Scottsboro, The Boy Who Loved Anne Frank, and Lucy. She writes both fiction and social history, and has published articles on the history of divorce, plastic surgery, Halloween, the Normandie, and many other topics, as well as numerous book reviews/5.

Meyer Levin's long struggle to stage his own idiosyncratic vision of The Diary of Anne Frank is often portrayed as a fanatical obsession. But to my mind the aggrieved party is not merely Levin but anyone who's curious to sample his take on the Holocaust heroine.

An Obsession with Anne Frank, Lawrence Graver's book on Meyer Levin and 'The Diary of Anne Frank,' reviewed by Frank Rich "With access to previously unavailable papers -- and with many of the antagonists now dead -- Mr. Graver delicately peels away the distortions that attended this juicy literary saga (many of them Levin's) to arrive at.

Anne Frank was selected as one of the "Heroes & Icons", and the writer, Roger Rosenblatt, described her legacy with the comment, "The passions the book ignites suggest that everyone owns Anne Frank, that she has risen above the Holocaust, Judaism, girlhood and even goodness and become a totemic figure of the modern world—the moral individual Born: Annelies or Anneliese Marie Frank, 12 June.

Get this from a library. An obsession with Anne Frank: Meyer Levin and the diary. [Lawrence Graver; Mazal Holocaust Collection.] -- Meyer Levin was the writer who helped bring Anne Frank's Diary to the attention of the American people. His ensuing 30 year obsession with the book is the subject of this examination of his tortured.

The Diary of a Young Girl, also known as The Diary of Anne Frank, is a book of the writings from the Dutch language diary kept by Anne Frank while she was in hiding for two years with her family during the Nazi occupation of the family was apprehended inand Anne Frank died of typhus in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Author: Anne Frank.

Meyer wrote the novel Compulsion, inspired by the Leopold and Loeb case. The novel, for which Levin was given a Special Edgar Award by the Mystery Writers of America inwas the basis for Levin's own play adaptation and the film based on it, starring Orson Welles.

Compulsion was "the first 'documentary' or ' non-fiction. An Obsession with Anne Frank: In an early unpublished draft of The Obsession, Here he recounted the discovery and European publication of Anne Frank's book in the context of a discussion of the attitudes among American publishers toward works prominently about Jews.

Anne Frank's Diary has been acclaimed throughout the world as an indelible portrait of a gifted girl and as a remarkable document of the Holocaust. For Meyer Levin, the respected writer who helped bring the Diary to an American audience, the Jewish girl's moving story became a Author: Lawrence Graver.

Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl is a very inspirational and moving journal that should be read by everyone, especially students.

Not only will many relate to it, but it is valuable for both. The balance between sympathy for Levin and criticism of his mounting obsession is exquisitely established and beautifully maintained, culminating in remarkable insight."--Morris Dickstein, author of Gates of Eden "Beyond Anne Frank is so beautiful and thoughtfully written that I.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.3/5(1). "Melnick's impressively documented work is a resounding refutation of Lawrence Graver's anti-Levin An Obsession With Anne Frank."— Kirkus Reviews "Fascinating insights into how Hollywood and Broadway combine to shape the cultural values they.

Young people might conceivably respond to an Anne Frank app, but this book is probably as remote to them as a gramophone record. Gillian Walnes Perry’s book is more : Ben Barkow.The question of whether it is the only or the most justifiable reaction led to a truly bizarre and tragic coda to the story, which Lawrence Graver relates in the terrific book, An Obsession with Anne Frank.4/5.

So the novelist Meyer Levin began his book, ''The Obsession,'' which details his long relationship with Anne Frank's diary and his protracted but doomed efforts to see his dramatization of it Author: Robert Leiter.