New PDF release: Manja: Ein Roman um fünf Kinder (German Edition)

By Anna Gmeyner,Heike Klapdor

ISBN-10: 3351034156

ISBN-13: 9783351034153

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ISBN-13: 9783351034184

ISBN-10: 3746632013

ISBN-13: 9783746632018

MANJA ist die Geschichte von fünf Kindern und ihren Familien in den Jahren 1920 bis 1934. Das Mädchen Manja und die vier Jungen entstammen verschiedenen Milieus: Karl einer klassenbewussten Proletarierfamilie, Heini dem liberalen Bürgertum, Franz dem Kleinbürgertum, Harry dem reichen Großbürgertum und Manja einer armen Einwandererfamilie aus Polen.

Die Freundschaft dieser Kinder, die sich in einem verlassenen Mauergrundstück am Stadtrand eine eigene Welt erschaffen haben, wird 1933 auf eine harte Probe gestellt. Manja und Harry sind plötzlich nicht mehr "rasserein", und die Probleme der Erwachsenen, die sich für oder gegen Hitler entscheiden, drohen die Welt der Kinder zu zerstören.

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Isabelle Hesse's The Politics of Jewishness in Contemporary World Literature: PDF

By Isabelle Hesse

ISBN-10: 1350044350

ISBN-13: 9781350044357

ISBN-10: 1474269338

ISBN-13: 9781474269339

studying quite a lot of novels from post-war Germany to Israeli, Palestinian and postcolonial writers, The Politics of Jewishness in modern global Literature is a finished exploration of fixing cultural perceptions of Jewishness in modern writing.

Examining how representations of Jewishness in modern fiction have wrestled with such issues because the Holocaust, Israeli-Palestinian kinfolk and Jewish diaspora stories, Isabelle Hesse demonstrates the 'colonial' flip taken by means of those representations because the founding of the Jewish kingdom. Following the dynamics of this flip, the publication demonstrates new methods of wondering bought rules approximately victimhood and tool in modern discussions of postcolonialism and international literature.

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Download PDF by Lerro Lucrezia: Il contagio dell'amore. Etty Hillesum e Julius Spear

By Lerro Lucrezia

ISBN-10: 8821598373

ISBN-13: 9788821598371

Cosa arde nel segreto di una ragazza normale? E se i suoi desideri, le contraddizioni, le speranze, si incrociano con il fuoco tremendo della storia? Chi è veramente Etty? E cosa sta cercando? I suoi diari hanno rivelato una personalità inquieta e lucente, le sue parole hanno attraversato l'orrore e hanno toccato milioni di cuori. Ma lei, lei chi è? Come vive, come guarda, come ama?L'autrice l. a. sorprende mentre cammina, nelle sue scoperte, nei suoi turbamenti, nei rapporti che los angeles segnano. Emergono i tratti e gli eventi minimi ed eccezionali di una ragazza che abita l. a. normalità con una distinctiveness domanda di vita intensa. Come se si stesse preparando a un grande destino. E quando il destino arriva lei, ragazza normale, è pronta in step with rivelarsi los angeles protagonista di una grande storia.

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Read e-book online Flares of Memory: Stories of Childhood During the Holocaust PDF

By Anita Brostoff,Sheila Chamovitz

ISBN-10: 0195138716

ISBN-13: 9780195138719

ISBN-10: 0195156277

ISBN-13: 9780195156270

In a sequence of writing workshops on the Holocaust heart of Pittsburgh, survivors assembled lately to recollect the pivotal moments during which their lives have been irreparably replaced through the Nazis. those "flares of reminiscence" invoke misplaced childhoods, maintaining the voices of over 40 Jews from all through Europe who skilled a historical past that can't be forgotten--by them nor us.
Including a timeline that chronicles the increase of the Nazis, their devastating campaigns for regulate of Europe, and the successive edicts that will annihilate thousands, Flares of Memory involves ninety two short vignettes prepared either chronologically and thematically. Survivors from Munich, Austria, Poland, Hungary, Lithuania, and the Netherlands recreate the disbelief and chaos that ensued as households have been separated, political rights have been abolished, and synagogues and Jewish companies have been destroyed--before and particularly after Kristallnacht. "We had entered a twilight region among stories of incomes our continue at our occupations and the terror of turning into video game in the course of searching season," writes one survivor. Others bear in mind the day-by-day humiliation, the quiet heroes between their acquaintances, and the painful abandonment via acquaintances as Jews have been constrained to ghettos, compelled to don yellow stars, and loaded like farm animals in trains destined for the camps: "We have been thoroughly stripped of all human identity." bright stories of starvation, ailment, and a regular lifestyles depending on merciless good fortune in Dachau, Auschwitz, and different focus camps supply penetrating stories to the ruthlessness of the Nazi killing laptop, but additionally they endure witness to the resilience and fortitude of person souls bombarded by means of evil.
This publication additionally contains poignant memories of yankee liberators who have been usually devastated through the horrors that they found after the autumn of the Nazis. "A mixture of emotions--disbelief, rage--overwhelmed us; tears blinded our eyes," remembers one soldier. Flares of Memory will encourage those feelings and should stick with you, lengthy when you end its pages.

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Aharon Appelfeld's Fiction: Acknowledging the Holocaust - download pdf or read online

By Emily Miller Budick

ISBN-10: 0253344921

ISBN-13: 9780253344922

How can a fictional textual content correctly or meaningfully signify the occasions of the Holocaust? Drawing on thinker Stanley Cavell’s principles approximately "acknowledgment" as a deferential attentiveness to the realm, Emily Miller Budick develops a penetrating philosophical research of significant works by way of the world over in demand Israeli author Aharon Appelfeld. via delicate discussions of the novels Badenheim 1939, The Iron Tracks, The Age of Wonders, and Tzili, and the autobiographical paintings the tale of My existence, Budick unearths the compelling paintings with which Appelfeld renders the points of interest, sensations, and stories of ecu Jewish existence previous, in the course of, and after the second one international conflict. She argues that it's via acknowledging the incompleteness of our wisdom and realizing of the disaster that Appelfeld’s fiction produces not just its lovely aesthetic strength yet its confirmation and religion in either the human and the divine. This fantastically written publication offers a relocating creation to the paintings of an incredible and strong author and an enlightening meditation on how fictional texts deepen our knowing of historic events.

Jewish Literature and Culture―Alvin H. Rosenfeld, editor

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Download e-book for iPad: Everyday Jews: Scenes from a Vanished Life by Yehoshue Perle,David G. Roskies,Maier Deshell,Margaret

By Yehoshue Perle,David G. Roskies,Maier Deshell,Margaret Birstein

When Everyday Jews was once first released in Poland in 1935, the Jewish Left used to be scandalized through the intercourse scenes, and that i. B. Singer complained that the unconventional was once too bleak to be psychologically credible. but inside years, Perle’s novel used to be heralded as a contemporary Yiddish masterpiece. delivering a special combination of uncooked sexuality and romantic love, thwarted hope and non secular longing, Everyday Jews is now thought of Perle’s consummate achievement.
 
The voice of Mendl, the novel’s twelve-year-old narrator, is exactly captured by means of this artfully easy translation. Mendl’s impoverished and dysfunctional kinfolk struggles to outlive in a anonymous Polish provincial city. during this unsettled global, such a lot traditional humans yearn to be someplace else—or another person. As Mendl trips to maturity, Perle captures the advanced interaction of Christians and Jews, weekdays and Sabbaths, city and nation, dream and truth, opposed to a constant and unending conflict of the sexes.

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Download e-book for kindle: Trauma, Memory and Identity in Five Jewish Novels from the by Debora Cordeiro Rosa

By Debora Cordeiro Rosa

ISBN-10: 0739172972

ISBN-13: 9780739172971

ISBN-10: 0739193015

ISBN-13: 9780739193013

The Jewish presence in Latin the US is a contemporary bankruptcy in Jewish background that has produced a outstanding physique of literature that provides voice to the attention-grabbing event of Jews in Latin American lands. This e-book explores the complexity of Jewish id in Latin the USA during the fictional Jewish characters of 5 novels written through Jewish authors from the Southern Cone: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. It examines how trauma and reminiscence have profound results on shaping the identification of those Jewish characters who've to forge a brand new identification as they start to have interaction with the Latin American societies in their newly followed houses. the 1st 3 novels current tales narrated via the 1st iteration of immigrants who arrived in Latin American lands escaping pogroms in Russia, and the expanding persecution and anti-Semitism in Europe, within the a long time sooner than international conflict II. The fourth novel analyses the id conflicts skilled via a moment new release Latin American born Jew who questions his Jewish, questions of assimilation and integration in to his society. The final novel closes this examine with the existential quandary skilled by means of a wonderfully assimilated non-religious Jew, who enquires approximately his Jewishness and compares himself to different Jews round him.

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Read e-book online Philip Roth and World Literature: Transatlantic Perspectives PDF

By Velichka D. Ivanova

ISBN-10: 1604978570

ISBN-13: 9781604978575

A e-book like this can be lengthy late simply because no longer many are conscious of the various intersections among Philip Roth's fiction and global literature. In highlighting those intersections and uneasy passages, this comparative procedure deals an immense contribution to Philip Roth reports in addition to to comparative literary research quite often. The fourteen chapters in this publication summon Roth's intertextual hyperlinks to authors starting from the nameless author of the medieval play Everyman, via Thoreau, Hawthorne, Crane, Ellison, Coover, and the recent York intellectuals within the usa, to rapid, Chekhov, Svevo, Kafka, Schulz, Gombrowicz, Camus, and Klíma in Europe, and directly to Coetzee in South Africa. The publication doesn't care for the entire works in Roth's canon, however it bargains a variety of works representing the several levels of Roth's improvement as a author. through providing new readings of either well-studied and lesser-studied works, occasionally in unforeseen corporation, the e-book discloses the serious distinction that comparative scholarship can have an effect on. The uneasy passages the publication opens won't exhaust the various intersections among Roth and the paintings of alternative writers. The book's contribution is to put Roth's fiction firmly in a bigger transnational context. faraway from insular, Roth's paintings looks as deeply rooted within the American canon whereas whilst exhibiting a extraordinary openness, a continual desire for touch along with his eu forebears, and real engagement with modern international literature. The transnational viewpoint of the booklet makes it very important for the quickly growing to be box of transatlantic and transnational American reviews. The publication should be worth to collections in American literature and Jewish reviews, comparative literature and feedback, and transatlantic and transnational American studies.

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Tova Rosen's Unveiling Eve: Reading Gender in Medieval Hebrew Literature PDF

By Tova Rosen

ISBN-10: 0812237102

ISBN-13: 9780812237108

Selected by way of Choice journal as a very good educational Title

Unveiling Eve is the 1st feminist inquiry into the Hebrew poetry and prose types cultivated in Muslim and Christian Spain, Italy, and Provence within the 11th via fourteenth centuries. within the Jewish heart a while, writing used to be an completely male competence, and textual associations reminiscent of the examine of scripture, mysticism, philosophy, and liturgy have been men's sanctuaries from which girls have been banished. those domain names of male expertise—alongside belles lettres, on which Rosen's booklet focuses—served as digital laboratories for experimenting with suggestions of femininity and masculinity, hetero- and homosexuality, feminization and virilization, transvestism and transsexuality. Reviewing texts as diverse as love lyric, love tales, marriage debates, rhetorical contests, and liturgical and moralistic items, Tova Rosen considers the positions and positioning of lady figures and feminine voices inside of Jewish male discourse.

The idolization and demonization of girls found in those texts is learn right here opposed to the heritage of scripture and rabbinic literature in addition to the traditions of chivalry and misogyny within the web hosting Islamic and Christian cultures. Unveiling Eve unravels the literary proof of a patriarchal culture during which girls are commonly rendered nonentities, usually located as abstractions with out our bodies or reified as our bodies with out subjectivities. with no rigidly following anyone university of feminist considering, Rosen creatively employs numerous methodologies to explain and check the texts' presentation of male sexual politics and delineate how girls and ideas of gender have been manipulated, fictionalized, fantasized, and poeticized. Inaugurating a brand new period of serious pondering in Hebrew literature, Unveiling Eve penetrates a box of medieval literary scholarship that has, beforehand, confirmed impervious to feminist criticism.

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The Imperfect Guardian by Stevan Hobfoll PDF

By Stevan Hobfoll

ISBN-10: 1456447556

ISBN-13: 9781456447557

even if we want to set the process our personal lives, we're usually managed by way of the conditions that encompass us. How real this used to be for Tzvi Apfel, a good-looking shtetl Jew who loses his mom and is left with an sick father amidst pogroms and looming anti-Semitism in Poland on the flip of the 20 th century. As revolution transforms the land and its humans and WWI, the “War to finish All Wars,” moves like a burning torch, Tzvi is forged amidst global occasions. He wishes not more than the affection of his attractive spouse and a Jewish domestic. yet his aura forces him into management he by no means needs for, throughout Siberia, into the gangs and exertions struggles of Warsaw, and directly to the fires of battle.

Over trials of existence and struggle Tzvi learns how imperfect we're. How fragile. How we strive to dwell our lives by means of excessive beliefs. How a lot we pass over the mark. How we search to guard these whom we adore and satisfy a large number of tasks. a guy, challenged by means of the days, he questions, why could God decide upon such a less than perfect guardian.

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