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The diary of Anne Frank : the critical edition / prepared by the Netherlands State Institute for War Documentation ; introduced by Harry Paape, Gerrold van der Stroom, and David Barnouw ; with a summary of the report by the Netherlands Forensic Institute ; compiled by H.J.J. Hardy ; edited by David Barnouw and Gerrold van der Stroom ; translated by Arnold J. Pomerans, B.M. Mooyaart-Doubleday and Susan Massotty.
Call Number:
B Frank, Anne FRA
Publication Date:
2003.
Edition:
Rev. Critical ed.
Publisher:
New York : Doubleday, 2003.
Physical Description:
ix, 851 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Notes:
Translation of: Achterhuis.
Contents:
1. "Originally from Frankfurt-am-Main" -- 2. The arrest -- 3. The betrayal -- 4. Imprisonment and deportation -- 5. The diaries, Het Achterhuis and the translations -- 6. The play -- 7. Attacks on the authenticity of the diary -- 8. Anne Frank and academia -- 9. Document examination and handwriting identification of the text known as the Diary of Anne Frank : summary of findings -- 10. Scientific examination of a few previously unknown pages to determine whether they belong to the 'Diary of Anne Frank' -- Afterword -- On the presentation of the text -- Translator's note -- The diaries of Anne Frank -- Epilogue -- Tales from the secret annex and Cady's life -- Manuscripts and editions -- Deletions and additions.
Summary:
This book allows readers to compare the three versions of the diary itself: Anne's original entries; the diary as she herself edited it in the hiding place of the "Secret Annex"; and the version most popularly known, as edited by Anne's father, Otto Frank, and a Dutch publishing house after World War II, when they removed certain family and sexual references. Every aspect of the diary--including Anne's handwriting and the paper used--is examined. The book also includes biographical information on the Frank family enhances Anne's personal perceptions, and a summary of critical events during and after the family's arrest--including how the Nazi authorities learned about the Franks and their secret hiding place.--From publisher's description.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Uniform Title:
Horizon Bib Number:
881967
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