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Between redemption and doom : the strains of German-Jewish modernism

Author: Noah William Isenberg
Publisher: Lincoln, Neb. : University of Nebraska Press, 1999.
Series: Texts and contexts (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Between Redemption and Doom is a revelatory exploration of the evolution of German-Jewish modernism. Through an examination of selected works in literature, theory, and film, Noah Isenberg investigates the ways in which Jewish identity was represented in German culture from the eve of the First World War through the rise of National Socialism. He argues that various responses to modernity - particularly to its  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Isenberg, Noah William.
Between redemption and doom.
Lincoln, Neb. : University of Nebraska Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607237036
Online version:
Isenberg, Noah William.
Between redemption and doom.
Lincoln, Neb. : University of Nebraska Press, 1999
(OCoLC)608393764
Named Person: Franz Kafka; Arnold Zweig; Walter Benjamin; Walter Benjamin; Franz Kafka; Arnold Zweig; Franz Kafka; Arnold Zweig; Walter Benjamin; Franz Kafka; Arnold Zweig; Walter Benjamin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Noah William Isenberg
ISBN: 0803225024 9780803225022
OCLC Number: 39633913
Language Note: English.
Description: xiii, 232 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Community in Crisis --
In Search of Language: Kafka on Yiddish, Eastern Jewry, and Himself --
The Imagined Community: Arnold Zweig and the Shtetl --
Weimar Cinema, the City, and the Jew: Paul Wegener's Der Golem --
Culture in Ruins: Walter Benjamin's Memories --
Epilogue: Beyond Symbiosis.
Series Title: Texts and contexts (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Noah Isenberg.
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An exploration of the evolution of German-Jewish modernism. Through an examination of selected works in literature, theory, and film, it investigates the ways in which Jewish identity was represented  Read more...

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"The complex tensions inherent in the so-called 'German-Jewish dialogue,' located in the murky intersection of literature, art, history, and memory, are brilliantly illuminated in Noah Isenberg's Read more...

 
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