When Kafka says we : uncommon communities in German-Jewish literature (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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When Kafka says we : uncommon communities in German-Jewish literature

Author: Vivian Liska
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2009.
Series: Helen and Martin Schwartz lectures in Jewish studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Taking as its starting point Franz Kafka's complex relationship to Jews and to communities in general, this title explores the ambivalent responses of major German-Jewish writers to self-enclosed  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Franz Kafka; Franz Kafka; Franz Kafka; Paul Celan; Ilse Aichinger; Robert Menasse; Hannah Arendt; Franz Kafka; Else Lasker-Schüler
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vivian Liska
ISBN: 9780253353085 0253353084
OCLC Number: 261177317
Description: vi, 239 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: When Kafka says we --
Shooting at the audience : Kafka's speech on the Yiddish language --
Alliance of foes : Kafka and the feminine --
Vision out of sight : Theodor Herzl's late "Philosophical tales" --
Diverting the lineage : biblical women in Else Lasker-Schüler's Hebrew ballads --
Saving confustions : Else Lasker-Schüler's poetics of redemption --
Counter-prayer : Paul Celan's "In front of a candle" --
Roots against heaven : a motif in Paul Celan --
Voice of Israel : Nelly Sachs's "Choirs after midnight --
Broken ring : The Gruppe 47 and Ilse Aichinger's poetics of resistance --
After the silence : holocaust remembrance in contemporary Austrian-Jewish literature --
Jewish voices, human tone : Robert menasse's The expulsion from Hell --
Of language and destiny : Paul Celan and Kafka --
Permanent shadow : Ilse Aichinger and Kafka --
Gap between Hannah Arendt and Kafka.
Series Title: Helen and Martin Schwartz lectures in Jewish studies.
Responsibility: Vivian Liska.
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