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The author of himself : the life of Marcel Reich-Ranicki

Author: Marcel Reich-Ranicki
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1938, Marcel Reich-Ranicki's family was deported to Poland, where German occupation forced him into the Warsaw Ghetto. As a member of the Jewish resistance, a translator for the Jewish Council,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Marcel Reich-Ranicki; Marcel Reich-Ranicki
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcel Reich-Ranicki
ISBN: 0691090408 9780691090405
OCLC Number: 47915502
Notes: "First published in English by Weidenfeld and Nicolson and in German under the title "Mein Leben" c1999"--T.p. verso.
Includes index.
Description: x, 407 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 'What Are You Really?' --
'Half Dragged, Half Plunging, so He Sank ...' --
Herr Kastner: 'To Be Applied to the Soul' --
Reverence for Writ --
Racial Theory --
Several Love Affairs at the Same Time --
My Most Wonderful Refuge--the Theatre --
A Suffering which Brings Happiness --
The Door to the Next Room --
With Invisible Luggage --
Poetry and the War --
Hunting Down Jews Is Fun --
The Dead Man and His Daughter --
From Quarantine District to Ghetto --
The Words of a Fool --
'If Music Be the Food of Love ...' --
Death Sentences to the Accompaniment of Viennese Waltzes --
An Intellectual, a Martyr, a Hero --
A Brand-new Riding Crop --
Order, Hygiene, Discipline --
Stories For Bolek --
My First Shot, My Last Shot --
From Reich to Ranicki --
Brecht, Seghers, Huchel and Others --
Josef K., Stalin Quotations and Heinrich Boll --
A Study Trip with Consequences --
A Young Man with a Massive Moustache --
Recognized as Germans --
Group 47 and its First Lady --
Walter Jens, or the Friendship --
Literature as Awareness of Life --
Canetti, Adorno, Bernhard and Others --
A Tavern and a Calculating Machine --
The Sinister Guest of Honour --
Make Way for Poetry! --
A Genius only during Working Hours --
The Magician's Family --
Max Frisch --
Yehudi Menuhin and Our Quartet --
Joachim Fest and Martin Walser --
''Tis a Dream ...' --
Thanksgiving.
Other Titles: Mein Leben.
Responsibility: Marcel Reich-Ranicki ; translated from the German by Ewald Osers ; with a foreword by Jack Zipes.

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"[T]his autobiography is far more than the account of a literary career; it is an unforgettable piece of Holocaust literature."--Peter Graves, Times Literary Supplement "One of the great literary Read more...

 
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