Ghetto našich dnů

Author Mirko Tůma Czechoslovakian
Leo Haas German

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Translated as Ghetto of Our Days, Mirko Tůma's account of Theresienstadt is illustrated by Leo Haas in twelve plates documenting the horrors of daily life in the camps. The cover depicts the six-sided Small Fortress as the Star of David with a skull and crossbones flag and seagulls flying over the title. Both author and artist were interned in the Terezin concentration camp. During his three and a half years in the Czech ghetto, playwright Tůma authored numerous poems, translated Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, and adapted Calderon's The Judge of Zalamea. After the war, Tůma emigrated to the United States. His memoirs were published in the Autumn 1976 issue of Performing Arts Journal.

Ghetto našich dnů, Mirko Tůma (Czechoslovakian, 1921–1989)

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