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1930 : Europe in the shadow of the beast

Author: Arthur Haberman
Publisher: Waterloo, Ontario : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Arthur Haberman sees 1930 as a watershed year in the intellectual life of Europe and with this book, the first to see the contributions of the public intellectuals of 1930 as a single entity, he forces a reconsideration and reinterpretation of the period."--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:Haberman, Arthur, 1938-
1930.:
Waterloo, Ontario : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2018
(CaOONL)20189008423
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Haberman
ISBN: 9781771123631 177112363X 1771123621 9781771123624
OCLC Number: 1035263766
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; Prologue: Europeans, 1930; 1 Thomas Mann: The Uncanny and Its Power; 2 Virginia Woolf: Transcending; 3 José Ortega y Gasset: Rethinking the West; 4 Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill: Rethinking Theatre, Remaking Opera; 5 L'âme noir: The Black Soul in the City of Light; 6 L.H.O.O.Q.: Painting in 1930; 7 Aldous Huxley: Fearing the Future; 8 Sigmund Freud: The Fragility of Civilization; 9 Yesterday and Today; Epilogue: Europeans Today; Acknowledgements; Notes; Bibliographical Notes; Additional Reading; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F GH; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Other Titles: Nineteen thirty
Responsibility: Arthur Haberman.
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"Arthur Haberman sees 1930 as a watershed year in the intellectual life of Europe and with this book, the first to see the contributions of the public intellectuals of 1930 as a single entity, he forces a reconsideration and reinterpretation of the period."--

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1930 is that rare study that is expert, readable, insightful, and fascinating. In a series of short chapters on Mann, Woolf, Ortega, Freud, Brecht, Nardal, and Huxley, Haberman captures for us the Read more...

 
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