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Hitler
used in White Noise

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Definition
German Nazi dictator during World War II; murdered millions of Jews and others who were not of the Aryan race (1889-1945)
  • I am chairman of the department of Hitler studies at the College-on-the-Hill.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (2% in)
  • I invented Hitler studies in North America in March of 1968.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (2% in)
  • When I suggested to the chancellor that we might build a whole department around Hitler's life and work, he was quick to see the possibilities.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (2% in)
  • There is no Hitler building as such.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (6% in)
  • You've established a wonderful thing here with Hitler.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (8% in)
  • Nobody on the faculty of any college or university in this part of the country can so much as utter the word Hitler without a nod in your direction, literally or metaphorically.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (8% in)
  • He is now your Hitler, Gladney's Hitler.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (8% in)
  • He is now your Hitler, Gladney's Hitler.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (8% in)
  • The college is internationally known as a result of Hitler studies.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (9% in)
  • It was my own formal custom on Fridays, after an evening in front of the tV set, to read deeply in Hitler well into the night.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (13% in)
  • On one such night I got into bed next to Babette and told her how the chancellor had advised me, back in 1968, to do something about my name and appearance if I wanted to be taken seriously as a Hitler innovator.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (13% in)
  • He wanted me to "grow out" into Hitler.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (13% in)
  • So Hitler gave me something to grow into and develop toward, tentative as I have sometimes been in the effort.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (13% in)
  • They were all Hitler majors, members of the only class I still taught, Advanced Nazism, three hours a week, restricted to qualified seniors, a course of study designed to cultivate historical perspective, theoretical rigor and mature insight into the continuing mass appeal of fascist tyranny, with special emphasis on parades, rallies and uniforms, three credits, written reports.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (21% in)
  • When the showing ended, someone asked about the plot to kill Hitler.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (22% in)
  • As the most prominent figure in Hitler studies in North America, I had long tried to conceal the fact that I did not know German.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (26% in)
  • The least of my Hitler colleagues knew some German; others were either fluent in the language or reasonably conversant.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (26% in)
  • No one could major in Hitler studies at the College-on-the-Hill without a minimum of one year of German.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (26% in)
  • Wasn't Hitler's own struggle to express himself in German the crucial subtext of his massive ranting autobiography, dictated in a fortress prison in the Bavarian hills?
    1 — Waves and Radiation (27% in)
  • I told him there was a Hitler conference scheduled for next spring at the College-on-the-Hill.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (29% in)
  • Hitler scholars from seventeen states and nine foreign countries.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (29% in)
  • Neither will I. But you've got Hitler.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (40% in)
  • In the middle of it all is Hitler, of course.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (57% in)
  • "Hitler adored his mother," I said.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (64% in)
  • Hitler was a lazy kid.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (64% in)
  • Hitler fantasized.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (65% in)
  • Hitler wrote a poem to his mother.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (65% in)
  • There's not much doubt that Hitler was what we call a mama's boy.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (65% in)
  • When his mother became severely ill, Hitler put a bed in the kitchen to be closer to her.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (65% in)
  • Hitler wept at the grave and fell into a period of depression and self-pity.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (65% in)
  • For the rest of his life, Hitler could not bear to be anywhere near Christmas decorations because his mother had died near a Christmas tree.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (66% in)
  • Years later, in the grip of self-myth and deep remoteness, Hitler kept a portrait of his mother in his spartan quarters at Obersalzberg.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (66% in)
  • Hitler called himself the lonely wanderer out of nothingness.
    1 — Waves and Radiation (66% in)
  • How is Hitler?
    1 — Waves and Radiation (83% in)
  • Did he know about my wives, my involvement with Hitler, my dreams and fears?
    2 — The Airborne Toxic Event (57% in)
  • "Work harder on your Hitler," he said.
    2 — The Airborne Toxic Event (79% in)
  • I can't teach Hitler without them.
    3 — Dylarama (32% in)
  • I began to work with my teacher on things I might say in welcoming delegates to the Hitler conference, still a number of weeks off.
    3 — Dylarama (33% in)
  • He knew that Hitler would be in favor of anything that might astonish posterity.
    3 — Dylarama (56% in)
  • Delegates to the Hitler conference began arriving.
    3 — Dylarama (66% in)
  • About ninety Hitler scholars would spend the three days of the conference attending lectures, appearing on panels, going to movies.
    3 — Dylarama (66% in)
  • They would wander the campus with their names lettered in gothic type on laminated tags pinned to their lapels. they would exchange Hitler gossip, spread the usual sensational rumors about the last days in the fÃâ┬╝hrerbunker.
    3 — Dylarama (66% in)
  • I talked mainly about Hitler's mother, brother and dog.
    3 — Dylarama (66% in)
  • Of course there was Hitler himself.
    3 — Dylarama (66% in)
  • They told Hitler jokes and played pinochle.
    3 — Dylarama (66% in)
  • The Hitler scholars assembled, wandered, ate voraciously, laughed through oversized teeth.
    3 — Dylarama (66% in)
  • You're talking about Hitler, I take it.
    3 — Dylarama (75% in)
  • Hitler is larger than death.
    3 — Dylarama (75% in)
  • On one level you wanted to conceal yourself in Hitler and his works.
    3 — Dylarama (75% in)
  • I felt much more at ease in this German-speaking company than I had with the Hitler scholars.
    3 — Dylarama (94% in)

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