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Morris, Leslie 1958-

Overview
Works: 9 works in 36 publications in 2 languages and 1,026 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Short stories, German  Conference papers and proceedings  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PT1327, 833.9140808924
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Leslie Morris
Contemporary Jewish writing in Germany : an anthology( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: This anthology features a diverse and compelling array of writings from prominent Jewish authors in Germany today. The writers included here-Katja Behrens, Maxim Biller, Esther Dischereit, and Barbara Honigmann-did not experience the Holocaust firsthand, though their works continually explore the meaning of it as it is remembered and forgotten in contemporary Germany. From different perspectives these authors offer incisive reflections on German-Jewish relations today. They wrestle in particular with the strangeness of living in a country where unencumbered relationships between Germans and Jews are rare. Also surfacing in their writings are the many foundations and challenges to modern Jewish identity in Germany, including the vicissitudes of gender roles, and the experience of emigration, intergenerational conflict, and sexuality. Contemporary Jewish Writing in Germany not only features a set of engaging stories but also encourages a deeper understanding of the experiences of Jews in Germany today
Unlikely history : the changing German-Jewish symbiosis, 1945-2000( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Look on Canada, now ..., selected writings of Leslie Morris, 1923/1964 by Leslie Morris( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and German and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ich suche ein unschuldiges Land" : reading history in the poetry of Ingeborg Bachmann by Leslie Morris( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and German and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three-way street : Jews, Germans, and the transnational( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As German Jews emigrated in the 19th and early 20th centuries and as exiles from Nazi Germany, they carried the traditions, culture, and particular prejudices of their home with them. At the same time, Germany--and Berlin in particular--attracted both secular and religious Jewish scholars from eastern Europe. They engaged in vital intellectual exchange with German Jewry, although their cultural and religious practices differed greatly, and they absorbed many cultural practices that they brought back to Warsaw or took with them to New York and Tel Aviv. After the Holocaust, German Jews and non-German Jews educated in Germany were forced to reevaluate their essential relationship with Germany and Germanness as well as their notions of Jewish life outside of Germany. Among the first volumes to focus on German-Jewish transnationalism, this interdisciplinary collection spans the fields of history, literature, film, theater, architecture, philosophy, and theology as it examines the lives of significant emigrants. The individuals whose stories are reevaluated include German Jews Ernst Lubitsch, David Einhorn, and Gershom Scholem, the architect Fritz Nathan and filmmaker Helmar Lerski; and eastern European Jews David Bergelson, Der Nister, Jacob Katz, Joseph Soloveitchik, and Abraham Joshua Heschel--figures not normally associated with Germany. Three-Way Street addresses the gap in the scholarly literature as it opens up critical ways of approaching Jewish culture not only in Germany, but also in other locations, from the mid-19th century to the present"--
Three-way street : Germans, Jews, and the transnational( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

German-Jewish and Jewish-German studies by Leslie Morris( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

I hear America Kvelling staging a Jewish American future in the twentieth century by Lauren Eileen Love( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The study proposes that Jewish difference has re-shaped both Jewish and North American self-understanding and that performance events have been efficacious catalysts for the negotiations, rehearsals and proposals that open imaginations, make ideological space for, and bodily engage the dynamics of sociopolitical change
German-Jewish and Jewish-German studies( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Contemporary Jewish writing in Germany : an anthology
Languages
English (33)

German (3)

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Unlikely history : the changing German-Jewish symbiosis, 1945-2000