Category: Jewish Literature

Download PDF by Eva Edelmann-Ohler: Sprache des Krieges: Deutungen des Ersten Weltkriegs in

By Eva Edelmann-Ohler

ISBN-10: 3110370212

ISBN-13: 9783110370218

In zionistischer Publizistik und Literatur der Ersten Weltkriegs wird die poetische Sprache des Zionismus zu einer Sprache des Krieges transformiert. Eva Edelmann-Ohler zeichnet die Entwicklung dieser Sprache des Zionismus nach und zeigt, wie sie in einer Sprache des Krieges auf drei verschiedenen Diskursfeldern wirksam ist– im Diskurs einer Sprache der Überhöhung, von Patho-Logien und anhand von Topologien der Transgression. Dabei zeigt sich, dass die zionistischen Kriegsdeutungen auf diskursive Argumentationen und kulturelle Deutungsmuster des Zionismus rekurrieren, die vor dem Krieg entstanden sind. Literarische Resonanzen dieses Deutungsgeschehens dokumentiert die Arbeit an Texten von Franz Kafka und Arnold Zweig, wie auch anhand von weniger bekannten Arbeiten wie etwa Felix Theilhabers „Schlichten Kriegserlebnissen“ (1916).

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Get Maskenball Unter den Linden (German Edition) PDF

By Hans Croiset,Mirjam Pressler

ISBN-10: 3895613053

ISBN-13: 9783895613050

1935: Der vierundzwanzigjährige Schauspieler Moritz Akkerman aus Amsterdam reist für ein paar Tage nach Berlin, um dort im berühmten UFA-Filmstudio seine Rolle aus einem holländischen movie zu synchronisieren.

Er ist frisch verheiratet. Kurz vor der Abreise wird sein Sohn geboren, weshalb er sich nur zögernd von seiner Familie trennt. Doch die Aussicht auf eine besonders hohe Gage und damit die Möglichkeit, einen soliden deutschen Kinderwagen kaufen zu können, versöhnen die Eheleute mit seiner Abwesenheit.

Berlin ist verstörend: Die Flaggen, die Paraden, die unübersehbare Unterdrückung der jüdischen Bevölkerung überwältigen ihn ebenso wie die Avancen einer bekannten deutschen Schauspielerin, die Verbindungen zu den höchsten politischen Kreisen pflegt.

Nachdem zwei deutsche »Rasseexperten« ihm bescheinigt haben, dass er das Aussehen eines reinblütigen Ariers hat - Moritz ist jüdischer Abstammung -, und er die Möglichkeit bekommt, an der deutschen Aufführung von Joost van den Vondels »Luzifer« mitzuarbeiten, beginnt ein Spiel mit dem Feuer.

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Get Zefram's Journey: A Tale of New York PDF

By Louis H. Saltzman

ISBN-10: 1457544822

ISBN-13: 9781457544828

ISBN-10: 1457545780

ISBN-13: 9781457545788

Zefram’s trip is a narrative of a guy and lady separated via age, heritage, and adventure who, as a result of an opportunity assembly, have their lives and people in their households without end changed.

The tale is informed as a flashback throughout the eyes of Erika Klein, now an aged girl who's recounting the heritage in their family members to her granddaughter, Grace, who was once directed to go to her via her father; she is there for an immense cause, one who aren't published till the story’s finish. whereas she waits for her granddaughter, Erika sits and listens to a recording made virtually forty years prior at a Thanksgiving dinner. The final voice she hears says, “Hello, i'm Louis Diamond.”

With a huge smile Erika turns off the recording and maintains to attend for her granddaughter to reach. inside a couple of minutes a faster taxi arrives and style slowly will get out. Unbending her 6 toes, Grace takes her luggage, being affected by her rolling suitcase. it's been too lengthy considering that she has been to the home. Erika opens front door and is going to hug Grace, who she has overlooked loads. they've got regularly been very shut. After assuring her that there's not anything unsuitable, Erika heats up water for tea and recognizes that Grace, her youngest grandchild, has continuously been her favourite and hopes she's going to be receptive to the tale of her family members and comprehend the present she desires to supply her.

After a couple of minutes Erika starts to inform Grace her tale, so much of which she has now not heard sooner than. The occasions, the folks, the happiness and disappointment all mix to put the 2 ladies the place they're this day.

It all starts with Erika beginning a brand new activity at a small ads business enterprise in decrease ny, now not faraway from the location of the area alternate heart. Erika unearths herself status in entrance of a older guy who sells pre learn newspapers at 50% off who doesn't speak or examine a person, till he glances up at Erika with a mild smile. And with that their lives swap and the tale begins.

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Get The Maze of the Last One: A novel about the last Jewish PDF

By Christopher Marrs

ISBN-10: 1630689300

ISBN-13: 9781630689308

This fictionalized account brings to lifestyles the sentiments of longing, ache, and triumph that the final Jewish kin in Baquba skilled. This paintings manages to transition from scene to scene easily because of a rhythm and narrative kind that may probably turn out rather tough for a much less skilled writer. vintage linear tale constitution, advanced flashbacks, and parts of delusion mix to inform the tale of the Jews of Baquba. Set in fresh historical past, the radical tells of a courting among neighbors; Naji Yacoub, a Jew, and Alwan Dandi, a Muslim. the 2 have been lifelong associates, elevating their childrens jointly and dealing jointly until eventually the day in their deaths. Naji had sons, Yehuda, Ezekiel, and a daughter, Sanaa, whereas Alwan had 5 sons, Jasim, Subhi, Ahmed, Ibrahim, and Hadi, and a daughter named Sabiha. them all labored jointly in developing the Cinema Diyali, "that well-liked landmark that, until eventually a yr in the past, remained alive and now's demise and deteriorating lower than the hammer of demolition and destruction. shall we do not anything yet submit an indication memorializing that after nice landmark. “The novel additionally addresses the social heritage of Baquba and the way the town's combination of assorted groups, religions, and sects interacted.

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Download e-book for kindle: Citizens by Meyer Levin

By Meyer Levin

ISBN-10: 0404584470

ISBN-13: 9780404584474

ISBN-10: 1162780193

ISBN-13: 9781162780191

“A positive American novel—one of the simplest I ever read.” —Ernest Hemingway

THE cost OF PROGRESS

For Chicago doctor, Mitch Wilner, July 4th, 1937, started as a customary holiday—a leisurely afternoon on the seashore along with his spouse and teenagers. yet by means of the tip of the day, a calm protest erupts in violence, as unarmed metal mill strikers are attacked by means of the neighborhood police strength, and Mitch is inadvertently thrust into the risky center of the Little metal Strike.

In the times and months that persist with, Mitch witnesses firsthand the competitive strike-breaking strategies carried out via the metal mill businesses, the surprising brutality of the gurus, and the blatant corruption of the neighborhood executive and media. yet within the unionists, Mitch discovers a bond that crosses ethnic, type, and racial obstacles, and actually embodies the spirit of the yank dream.

Inspired through the awful occasions of Chicago’s historical Memorial Day bloodbath, electorate takes an unflinching examine the various darkest days in glossy U.S. exertions historical past, and the lengthy shadow they forged on next hard work circulate and legislations. Mitch’s trip to appreciate and alter the area round him will resound as sincerely this present day because it did whilst Meyer Levin first released electorate to nice acclaim in 1940.

PRAISE
“One of the easiest American writers operating within the sensible tradition.” —Norman Mailer

“[A] lengthy, robust, photographic novel.”—Kirkus Reviews

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New PDF release: The Lonely Tree

By Yael Politis

ISBN-10: 1907320083

ISBN-13: 9781907320088

On an remoted kibbutz in British Mandate Palestine – laboring less than the new solar and bathing in rationed water – 15 year-old Tonia goals of residing someplace she's going to suppose secure, and is decided to discover her solution to the United States.

Then she meets Amos, a good-looking and unique younger Yemenite, who fights within the resistance.

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Read e-book online De abrikozenboom (Dutch Edition) PDF

By Beate Teresa Hanika,Anne Marie Koper

ISBN-10: 9023463471

ISBN-13: 9789023463474

Elisabetta, een oude joodse vrouw uit Wenen, leeft een eenzaam leven, alleen met haar herinneringen. In haar tuin staat een oude abrikozenboom, en al haar hele leven maakt ze elk jaar opnieuw jam en marmelade van de vruchten. Als ze de geur van de abrikozen ruikt, denkt de oude vrouw aan haar verleden. Aan haar familie en haar twee zussen, allen vermoord in Dachau. De oude vrouw leidt een teruggetrokken bestaan, de stemmen uit haar verleden zijn haar enige gezelschap. Maar dan krijgt ze een nieuwe onderhuurster, de jonge Duitse danseres Pola die zich gaandeweg in haar leven dringt, en zal ze voor het eerst in lange tijd haar herinneringen, en al haar pijn, moeten delen met een ander.

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Download e-book for kindle: Jewish Literature Between the Bible and the Mishnah: A by George W. E. Nickelsburg

By George W. E. Nickelsburg

ISBN-10: 0334008212

ISBN-13: 9780334008217

during this absolutely revised and increased version, Nickelsburg introduces the reader to the wide variety of Jewish literature that's not a part of both the Bible or the normal rabbinic works. This comprises in particular the "Apocrypha" (such as "1 Maccabees"), the "Pseudepigrapha" (such as "1 Enoch"), the "Dead Sea Scrolls", the works of Josephus, and the works of Philo. This new version additionally has an drastically necessary CD-ROM, together with biblical quotation links to the NRSV, net hyperlinks to fundamental records, bankruptcy summaries, dialogue questions, and approximately a hundred pictures of similar websites and artefacts.

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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 thoroughly or meaningfully characterize the occasions of the Holocaust? Drawing on thinker Stanley Cavell’s rules approximately "acknowledgment" as a deferential attentiveness to the realm, Emily Miller Budick develops a penetrating philosophical research of significant works by means of across the world trendy 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 lifestyles, Budick finds the compelling paintings with which Appelfeld renders the points of interest, sensations, and studies of ecu Jewish lifestyles previous, in the course of, and after the second one global warfare. She argues that it really is via acknowledging the incompleteness of our wisdom and realizing of the disaster that Appelfeld’s fiction produces not just its wonderful aesthetic strength yet its confirmation and religion in either the human and the divine. This fantastically written ebook presents a relocating creation to the paintings of an immense and strong author and an enlightening meditation on how fictional texts deepen our figuring out of historic events.

Jewish Literature and Culture―Alvin H. Rosenfeld, editor

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