By Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett,Jeffrey Shandler

As hundreds of thousands of individuals around the globe who've learn her diary attest, Anne Frank, the main well-known sufferer of the Holocaust, has a amazing position in modern reminiscence. Anne Frank Unbound appears to be like past this younger girl’s phrases on the a number of methods humans have engaged her existence and writing. except formally sanctioned works and enterprises, there exists a prodigious quantity of cultural construction, which encompasses literature, artwork, tune, movie, tv, blogs, pedagogy, scholarship, non secular ritual, and comedy. Created by way of either artists and amateurs, those responses to Anne Frank diversity from veneration to irreverence. even if from time to time they problem traditional perceptions of her value, those works testify to the facility of Anne Frank, the author, and Anne Frank, the cultural phenomenon, as humans around the globe forge their very own connections with the diary and its author.

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