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Nordau, Max Simon 1849-1923

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Works: 771 works in 2,537 publications in 15 languages and 10,808 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Miscellanea  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Controversial literature  Sources 
Roles: Author, Other, Translator, Correspondent, zxx, Author of introduction
Classifications: CB417, 901
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Degeneration by Max Simon Nordau( Book )

93 editions published between 1895 and 2014 in English and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Nordau was a famous writer, a practicing physician, a bourgeois examplar of enterprise and energy when his Degeneration appeared in Germany in 1892. He argued that the spirit of the times was characterized by enervation, exhaustion, hysteria, egotism, and inability to adjust or to act. Culture had degenerated, he said, and if criminals, prostitutes, anarchists, and lunatics were degenerates, so were the authors and artists of the era. Degeneration, and the controversy it aroused, served to define the fine de siècle. Its targets included Nietzsche, Oscar Wilde, Ibsen, Tolstoy, Richard Wagner, Zola, and Walt Whitman. The book was enormously influential. Nordau anticipated Freud in describing art as a product of neurosis, and he set a precedent for psychological and sociological critiques of literature. You may wish to talk back to Degeneration, as George Bernard Shaw did, but you will be entertained by its vitality. Holbrook Jackson, in The Eighteen Nineties, called the book "an example of the very liveliness of a period which was equally lively in making or marring itself."--Publisher
The conventional lies of our civilization by Max Simon Nordau( Book )

208 editions published between 1800 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Translator states that this is not a true translation of Nordau's work, because Nordau was an atheist, and therefore much that he wrote was harmful. The translator has picked out what he thought was good, and translated that
The interpretation of history by Max Simon Nordau( Book )

45 editions published between 1909 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paradoxes by Max Simon Nordau( Book )

157 editions published between 1885 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morals and the evolution of man by Max Simon Nordau( Book )

21 editions published between 1916 and 2011 in English and German and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entartung by Max Simon Nordau( Book )

30 editions published between 1892 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mit der "Entartung? stellt Karin Tebben Nordaus bekanntestes Werk (1892/93) vor, in dessen Zentrum die modernen Pathologien der künstlerischen Moderne stehen. Mit Nietzsche gehört er damit zu den einflussreichsten Vordenkern einer Traditionslinie, die im weiteren Verlauf problematische Spuren nicht nur bei den nationalsozialistischen Organisatoren der Bücherverbrennung und der Ausstellung "Entartete Kunst? von 1937 hinterlassen hat, sondern auch in der bolschewistischen Verfolgung der künstlerischen Moderne oder in Georg Lukács?' Polemik gegen die avantgardistische Moderne
Französische Staatsmänner by Max Simon Nordau( Book )

22 editions published between 1916 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zionistische Schriften by Max Simon Nordau( Book )

21 editions published between 1909 and 1928 in German and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vom Kreml zur Alhambra; Kulturstudien by Max Simon Nordau( Book )

51 editions published between 1880 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On art and artists by Max Simon Nordau( Book )

13 editions published between 1907 and 2010 in English and German and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Nordau to his people : a summons and a challenge by Max Simon Nordau( Book )

6 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addresses at the Zionist Congresses
Les mensonges conventionnels de notre civilisation by Max Simon Nordau( Book )

42 editions published between 1886 and 1912 in French and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The drones must die by Max Simon Nordau( Book )

11 editions published between 1897 and 2010 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dégénérescence by Max Simon Nordau( Book )

24 editions published between 1894 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A question of honor : a tragedy of the present day, in four acts by Max Simon Nordau( Book )

5 editions published between 1907 and 2010 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morganatic by Max Simon Nordau( Book )

13 editions published between 1904 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comedy of sentiment : a novel by Max Simon Nordau( Book )

10 editions published between 1895 and 2010 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paradoxes sociologiques by Max Simon Nordau( Book )

29 editions published between 1897 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zionism and anti-Semitism by Max Simon Nordau( Book )

8 editions published between 1904 and 2015 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris unter der dritten Republik : Neue Bilder aus dem wahren Milliardenlande by Max Simon Nordau( Book )

17 editions published between 1881 and 1896 in German and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Degeneration
Alternative Names
Max Nordau Hongaars journalist

Max Nordau philosophe, médecin, écrivain, essayiste, journaliste, dramaturge et peintre autrichien, co-fondateur de l'Organisation sioniste mondiale

Max Nordau sociologo, medico e giornalista ungherese

Max Nordau Zionist leader, physician, author, and social critic

Max Simon Nordau

Maximus Nordau

Nordau, M.

Nordau, M. 1849-1923

Nordau, Maks.

Nordau, Maks 1849-1923

Nordau, Mar.

Nordau, Max.

Nordau, Max ben Gabriel 1849-1923

Nordau, Max S.

Nordau, Max S. 1849-1923

Nordau Max Simon

Nordau Max Simon 1849-1923

Nordau Maximilien 1849-1923

Nordau S.-Max 1849-1923

Nordo, Maqs 1849-1923

Nordoi, Maks.

Nordoy, Maks 1849-1923

Nordoy Maqs 1849-1923

Norntau, Max 1849-1923

Nwrdaʾw Maqs 1849-1923

Nwrdwy Maqs 1849-1923

Nwrdwy Maqs ben Gabriyʾel 1849-1923

Südfel, Max Simon 1849-1923

Südfeld, Max 1849-1923

Südfeld , Max Simon

Südfeld, Max Simon 1849-1923

Südfeld, Maximilian Simon.

Südfeld, Maximilian Simon 1849-1923

Südfeld, Simcha, 1849-1923

Südfeld, Simha Meir 1849-1923

Südfeld, Simhah Meir.

Südfeld, Simhah Meir 1849-1923

Südfeld, Simon.

Südfeld, Simon 1849-1923

Südfeld, Simon Maximilian

Südfeld, Simon Maximilian 1849-1923

Südfeld, Simon Miksa 1849-1923

Südfeld, Sinmah Meir.

Suedfeld, Max 1849-1923

Suedfeld Simon Maximilian 1849-1923

Zaydpeld Meʾiyr Śimḥah 1849-1923

Zaydpeld Śimḥah 1849-1923

Zaydpeld Šimʿwn Maqsiymiylyaʾn 1849-1923

Zayydpeld Śimḥah 1849-1923

Zidfeld Simeon 1849-1923

Зюдфельд М.-С

Зюдфельд М.-С. 1849-1923

Зюдфельд, Макс Симон 1849-1923

Зюдфельд, Симон 1849-1923

Зюдфельд, Симон Максимилиан 1849-1923

Зюдфельд, Симха Меир 1849-1923

Макс Нордау врач, писатель, политик

Нордау, Макс

Нордау, Макс 1849-1923

Нордау, Макс Симон 1849-1923

Сюдфельд С. М

Сюдфельд С. М. 1849-1923

זידפלד, מאיר שמחה

זידפלד מאיר שמחה 1849-1923

זידפלד שמחה 1849-1923

זידפלד שמעון מקסימיליאן 1849-1923

זיידפלד שמחה 1849-1923

מאכס נורדאו

מאקס נארדוי יידיש־אונגערישער שרײַבער, דאקטער, ציוניסטישער פאליטיקער

מקס נורדאו

מקס נורדאו מנהיג ציוני

נארד, מאקס

נארד, מארקס

נארדאו, מאקס 1849־1923

נארדאו, מאקס 4981־1923

נארדאו, מקס בן גבריאל 1849-1923

נארדוי, מ.

נארדוי, מאקס

נארדוי מאקס 1849-1923

נארדוי, מאקס 1923־1849

נארדוי, מארקס

נארדוי, מקס בן גבריאל 1849-1923

נארדױ, מ.

נארדױ, מאקס

נורדאאו, מאקס

נורדאו, מאכס 1849־1923

נורדאו, מאקס 1849-1923

נורדאו, מאקס בן גבריאל

נורדאו, מכס.

נורדאו, מכס 1849-1923

נורדאו, מכס שמעון 1923־1849

נורדאו, מקס

נורדאו מקס 1849-1923

נורדאו, מקס בן גבריאל 1849-1923

נורדו, מקס 1849־1923

נורדוי, מאכס

נורדוי, מקס

נורדוי מקס 1849-1923

נורדוי מקס בן גבריאל 1849-1923

ماكس نورداو

نوردو، مكس

ノルダウ, マックス

ノルドー

マックス・ノルダウ

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