Terrence Des Pres


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Terrence Des Pres (born 1939 Effingham, Illinois - November 16, 1987 Hamilton, New York) was an American writer, and Holocaust scholar.

Life

Terrence Des Pres graduated from Southeast Missouri State College in 1962. He went on to complete graduate degrees in philosophy at Washington University in St. Louis. He spent time with John Nathan at Harvard University as Harvard ... more »

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  • ''One difference between Nazi and Soviet camps was that in the latter dying was a slower process.''
    Terrence Des Pres (1939-1987), U.S. writer. The Survivor, ch. 7, "Radical Nakedness," Oxford University Press (1976).
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