Fifteen Eighty Four

Academic perspectives from Cambridge University Press


Making of Life and Loss in the Shadow of the Holocaust: Final Installment

In the first video for Life and Loss in the Shadow of the Holocaust, we watched co-author Rebecca Boehling as she sat down with Suzanne Ostrand-Rosenberg, whose discovery of her mother’s wartime letters inspired the book. We finish the video series with two more videos that provide an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the making of this unique narrative history.

The second video features co-author Uta Larkey. This past summer, she traveled all the way to Israel to speak to Gideon Sella, another family member who used the family correspondences to create the book’s poignant cover. In the final video, Rebecca and Uta discuss what it was like to not only research, but also live through the family’s moving and harrowing experiences letter by letter.

Part Two–“A Chat with Rebecca Boehling and Uta Larkey” (courtesy of UMBC)

Part Three–An Artist’s Reflections” (Courtesy of Goucher College)

Acknowledgements: many thanks to University of Maryland, Baltimore and Goucher College for producing these videos.

Latest Comments

Have your say!