Ellis Island by Georges Perec – book cover, description, publication history. Récits d’Ellis Island (original title) . In the second part, “Description of a path”, Georges Perec evokes his personal relationship with the themes of dispersion. An exploration of Ellis Island from acclaimed French novelist Georges Perec and filmmaker Robert Bober. “The gripping archival photographs tell the story.

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Franca Sinopoli rated it it was amazing Feb 02, John Nada rated it liked it Dec 06, A life in words. Ellis Island” [E as Emigration: You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Ellis Island holds us in thrall once again. Entry interviews with immigrants Descriptions of mental and physical health evaluations Oral histories and memoirs of immigrants and immigration officers Correspondence from the Commissioner of Immigration to the Secretary of Labor Census information geroges immigrants Photographs and prints from the s to the present Maps, charts, graphs, and political cartoons Activities and topics for writing and discussion A bibliography of related materials: Add the first question.

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Ellis Island

The first part was translated by the writer Harry Mathewsa friend of Perec, and read by him as a voiceover in the English version, released as Ellis Island Revisited: Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x 20mm Want to Read saving…. Immigrants islajd United States — Biography.


Fascinating primary-source documents offer an exciting overview of Ellis Island, placing it in historical context with a concise history of immigration and global migration. Retrieved from ” https: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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But despite much questioning, Perec is ultimately unable to pierce through statistics and official narratives to get to the real human core of the events. In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up.

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