måndag, juli 13, 2009

Det skrivna ordets betydelse

Slutreflektion i den ursprungliga jiddisch versionen av Elie Wiesels Night:

I am not so naïve as to believe that this slim volume will change the course of history or shake the conscience of the world. Books no longer have the power they once did. Those who kept silent yesterday will remain silent tomorrow. (xiii)

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