More than just a small cog in a large machine.
And the Nazis’ obsessive concern with its aesthetics.
A coerced community.
“We will sing to the Nazis what we cannot say to them.”
H. G. Adler is best known (to the extent that he is known at all) for his sociological studies of the Holocaust. But he also. . .
Revisiting, in a new movie, his interview of a Jewish “elder” of Theresienstadt in Shoah (1985), Claude Lanzmann has replaced detachment with anguish and outrage.