This article describes the genesis of 'Faded Letters', a novel that is rooted in real facts, notably, tracing the fate of Antonio Ascari, who was deported to Germany in 1944 as a forced labourer and died in Lublin in 1945, while fleeing from Germany with other Italian prisoners. The text is contextualised with reference to the literary genre of trauma / Holocaust fiction and also in relation to the recent historical reassessment of forced labour within the Nazi empire.

Am I Doing the Right Thing? / Maurizio Ascari. - In: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF LIFE WRITING. - ISSN 2211-243X. - ELETTRONICO. - 3:(2014), pp. 72-87. [10.5463/ejlw.3.117]

Am I Doing the Right Thing?

ASCARI, MAURIZIO
2014

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This article describes the genesis of 'Faded Letters', a novel that is rooted in real facts, notably, tracing the fate of Antonio Ascari, who was deported to Germany in 1944 as a forced labourer and died in Lublin in 1945, while fleeing from Germany with other Italian prisoners. The text is contextualised with reference to the literary genre of trauma / Holocaust fiction and also in relation to the recent historical reassessment of forced labour within the Nazi empire.
2014
Am I Doing the Right Thing? / Maurizio Ascari. - In: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF LIFE WRITING. - ISSN 2211-243X. - ELETTRONICO. - 3:(2014), pp. 72-87. [10.5463/ejlw.3.117]
Maurizio Ascari
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