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Epstein, Helen 1947-

Overview
Works: 43 works in 155 publications in 10 languages and 5,495 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Interviews  Genealogy  History  Personal narratives  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author
Classifications: D810.J4, 940.531503924
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Most widely held works about Helen Epstein
 
Most widely held works by Helen Epstein
Children of the Holocaust : conversations with sons and daughters of survivors by Helen Epstein( Book )

29 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and German and held by 2,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A landmark book which was credited with opening up a new chapter in Holocaust studies, in looking at the impact on the children, grandchildren and future generations. the author, a child of survivors herself, probes the psychological impact on survivors' children
Joe Papp : an American life by Helen Epstein( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Joe Papp was an American cultural icon - the son of Jewish immigrants, he became a self-made impresario, an ardent advocate for human rights and a controversial innovator who was one of the most influential figures in American theater. Known for his accomplishments as the founder of the New York Shakespeare Festival, Papp brought free Shakespeare in the Park to New York City, created the nation's most important showcase for new playwrights at the Public Theater and launched such Broadway hits as A Chorus Line and Hair. A defender of the First Amendment and champion of multiculturalism long before the word was coined, Papp combined creative genius with grassroots political activism and left the American cultural landscape changed forever." "In 1954, Papp started producing Shakespeare in a church basement in Manhattan and created not only the first free Shakespeare festival in the world, but the most prolific and successful not-for-profit theater in America. In addition to presenting most of Shakespeare, Papp's organization produced such unmistakably American plays as That Championship Season, Sticks and Bones, Streamers, Runaways, for colored girls ..., The Normal Heart and A Chorus Line, the longest-running musical in Broadway history. Papp's Public Theater was responsible for the training of hundreds of actors (Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Denzel Washington), directors (Wilford Leach, Andrei Serban, James Lapine) and playwrights (Ntozake Shange, David Rabe, Tom Babe)." "In this, the first biography of Joe Papp, Helen Epstein captures the complexity of a man who fought for his principles throughout his life and inspired intense emotions in others - anger and contempt as well as love and admiration. She offers a compassionate portrait of this impassioned idealist and quintessential American figure."--Jacket
Music talks : conversations with musicians by Helen Epstein( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and German and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The victors and the vanquished by Heda Kovály( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiografie van een Tsjechische vrouw die evenals vele van haar landgenoten van de regen in de drup kwam toen de communisten na de Tweede Wereldoorlog in 1948 de macht grepen
Die Kinder des Holocaust : Gespräche mit Söhnen und Töchtern von Überlebenden by Helen Epstein( Book )

26 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The companies she keeps : Tina Packer builds a theater by Helen Epstein( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le traumatisme en héritage : conversations avec des fils et filles de survivants de la Shoah by Helen Epstein( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in French and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dresse un état des lieux de la transmission de la Shoah par les parents à leurs enfants. Entrelaçant histoire personnelle, entretiens et analyse historique de l'émergence d'un concept psychologique, présente une enquête sur l'adaptation de la seconde génération aux effets du traumatisme subi par leurs parents. Pose ainsi la question de l'influence de l'histoire de ses ascendants sur son devenir
A study in American pluralism through oral histories of holocaust survivors by Helen Epstein( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Breaking the silence : the generation after the Holocaust( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Holocaust created a legacy of trauma and pain, not only for those who experienced its horror, but for their children as well. This documentary tells a story of personal growth as the children of Holocaust survivors confront their inheritance of pain and overcome the silent barriers that separate them from their parents. As the parents and children reach out to each other, the second generation grapples with the question to teaching the Holocaust to their own children. By interweaving poignant dialogues with commentaries by Dr. Robert Jay Lifton, Professor Moshe Waldoks and Professor Helen Epstein, Breaking the Silence sensitively depicts this healing encounter between two generations"--Case
Hablemos de música by Helen Epstein( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children of the Holocaust by Helen Epstein( Recording )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author and survivor, Helen Epstein, discusses the lives of the survivors after the Holocaust. In a sense, they are living their lives for all those who died
De couturière : een vrouw op zoek naar haar verleden by Helen Epstein( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in Dutch and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oorspr. titel : Where she came from (1997)
Dreifach heimatlos : die Suche einer Tochter nach der verlorenen Welt ihrer Mutter by Helen Epstein( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewish women 2000 : conference papers from the HRIJW international scholarly exchanges, 1997-1998( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yue tan da shi de mu hou xin suan by Helen Epstein( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in Chinese and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Propos de musiciens by Helen Epstein( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

D'où vient-elle ? une fille part à la recherche de l'histoire de sa mère by Helen Epstein( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le deuxième volet de la trilogie commencée en 1979 avec Le traumatisme en héritage. A travers les traces qu'elles ont pu laisser, H. Epstein, enfant de rescapés de la Shoah, dessine le parcours de trois femmes, depuis son arrière grand-mère jusqu'à sa mère, trois femmes dont le cheminement témoigne de l'énergie et de l'obstination de femmes actives et indépendantes à façonner leur destin
In other words : the Jewish writer reads her work( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un athlète juif dans la tourmente by Helen Epstein( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where she came from : a daughter's search for her mother's history by Helen Epstein( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She traveled to Czechoslovakia, Austria, and Israel, searching out people who had known her family and locating material in libraries and archives on three continents. Using three decades of journalistic training, and working like an archaeologist with shards of data, she pieced together an account of the lives of the women in her family and the social history of Central European Jews
 
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Children of the Holocaust : conversations with sons and daughters of survivors
Alternative Names
Epstein, Helena 1947-

Epsteinová, Helena 1947-

Helen Epstein Amerikaans journaliste

Helen Epstein česko-americká spisovatelka

Helen Epstein écrivaine américaine

Helen Epstein periodista estadounidense

Helen Epstein US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Helen Epstein US-amerykanska pisarka i dziennikarka

Эпштейн, Хелен

هلن اپستاین ژورنالیست و نویسنده آمریکایی

エプスタイン, ヘレン

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Joe Papp : an American lifeThe victors and the vanquishedWhere she came from : a daughter's search for her mother's history