East-West mimesis : Auerbach in Turkey (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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East-West mimesis : Auerbach in Turkey

Author: Kader Konuk
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

East-West Mimesis follows the plight of German-Jewish humanists who escaped Nazi persecution by seeking exile in a Muslim-dominated society.


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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Erich Auerbach; Erich Auerbach; Erich Auerbach; Erich Auerbach; Erich Auerbach; Erich Auerbach; Erich Auerbach
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kader Konuk
ISBN: 9780804769747 0804769745
OCLC Number: 467927647
Description: xiv, 299 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Humanism goes east --
Turkish humanism --
Mimicry in modern Turkey : the place of German and Turkish Jews --
Germany on the Bosporus : Nazi conspiracies and émigré politics --
Writing Mimesis in Istanbul --
Epilogue : Turkey's humanist legacy.
Responsibility: Kader Konuk.


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"Konuk's groundbreaking study significantly enhances our understanding of the shared intellectual, literary, and political history that links twentieth-century Turkey to major developments in Europe. Read more...

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