Jewish-German identity in the orientalist literature of Else Lasker-Schüler, Friedrich Wolf, and Franz Werfel (Book, 1996) [WorldCat.org]
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Jewish-German identity in the orientalist literature of Else Lasker-Schüler, Friedrich Wolf, and Franz Werfel

Author: Donna K Heizer
Publisher: Columbia, SC : Camden House, ©1996.
Series: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"One of only a handful of studies on German literary Orientalism, Professor Heizer's pioneering book is the first to examine the phenomenon of Jewish-German Orientalist literature. For many Jewish-German authors of the beginning of the twentieth century, the Orient represented an imaginative space where they could describe and analyze their position as Jews in German society. The book explores representations of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Else Lasker-Schüler; Friedrich Wolf; Franz Werfel; Friedrich Wolf; Franz Werfel; Else Lasker-Schüler; Franz Werfel; Friedrich Wolf; Else Lasker-Schüler; Franz Werfel; Friedrich Wolf; Else Lasker-Schüler; Friedrich Wolf; Franz Werfel; Friedrich Wolf; Else Lasker-Schüler; Franz Werfel
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donna K Heizer
ISBN: 157113025X 9781571130259
OCLC Number: 33441715
Language Note: English.
Description: viii, 116 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Orientalism and Jewish --
German identity --
Imagining the orient --
Else Lasker --
Schuler's oriental performance space --
An oriental role model for Friedrich Wolf --
"Bad" orientals, "Good" orientals, and Franz Werfel.
Series Title: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture.
Responsibility: Donna K. Heizer.

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First study of Jewish-German Orientalist literature as revealed in the works of three important twentieth-century authors.  Read more...

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An informative, intelligent text that is a pleasure to read. * SOUTH ATLANTIC REVIEW * Important contribution to the rather underdeveloped field of German postcolonial studies. * INTERNATIONAL REVIEW Read more...

 
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