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As a new member of the list with a special interest in the autobiographical literature written by survivors, I wanted to comment on one aspect of the debate about women's experience. Although I have not made a detailed study of the matter, it does seem that a number of the earliest published survivors' accounts, such as Gerda Weissman Klein's 'All But My Life' and Olga Lengyel's 'Five Chimneys,' were in fact by women. They were certainly read by women--my own copies of these two books come from my grandmother's library, she purchased them when they first appeared in the 1940s. I would be curious to know if anyone has looked at these early women's testimonies and at the reactions to them at the time of their publication. Jeremy D. Popkin Chair, Department of History 1725 POT University of Kentucky Lexington KY 40506-0027 U.S.A. tel. 606-257-1415 (o) 606-271-3187 (h) 606-323-3885 (fax) email: email@example.com