Writing as resistance : four women confronting the Holocaust : Edith Stein, Simone Weil, Anne Frank, Etty Hillesum (Book, 1997) [WorldCat.org]
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Writing as resistance : four women confronting the Holocaust : Edith Stein, Simone Weil, Anne Frank, Etty Hillesum

Author: Rachel Feldhay Brenner
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this account of the life, work, and ethics of four Jewish women intellectuals in the world of the Holocaust, Rachel Feldhay Brenner explores the ways in which these women sought to maintain their faith in humanity while aware of intensifying destruction. She argues that through their written responses of autobiographical self-assertion Edith Stein, Simone Weil, Anne Frank, and Etty Hillesum resisted the Nazi  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
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Brenner, Rachel Feldhay, 1946-
Writing as resistance.
University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)654016537
Named Person: Edith Stein, Saint; Simone Weil; Anne Frank; Etty Hillesum; Edith Stein, sainte; Simone Weil; Anne Frank; Etty Hillesum; Anne Frank; Etty Hillesum; Edith Stein, Saint; Simone Weil; Anne Frank; Etty Hillesum; Edith Stein, Heilige; Simone Weil; Edith Stein, Saint; Simone Weil; Anne Frank; Etty Hillesum; Etty Hillesum; Edith Stein; Simone Weil; Anne Frank
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Feldhay Brenner
ISBN: 027101623X 9780271016238 027102285X 9780271022857
OCLC Number: 34767437
Description: vi, 216 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Meanings of Resistance --
The Dis/Continued Dialogue with the Enlightenment --
The Ongoing Edification of the Self --
The Transcending Consciousness of the Other --
Between Ecumenism and Anti-Judaism --
Stein and Weil: Diverging Responses to Jewish and Christian Traditions --
Stein and Weil: Between Self-Affirmation and Self-Reunification --
Frank and Hillesum: Identity and the Search for God --
Where Art and Self Meet --
Stein and Weil: Displaced Autobiographical Selves --
Frank and Hillesum: The Diarists as Growing Artists --
Gender Consciousness in the Rule of Terror --
Stein and Weil: Women's Nature and Destiny --
Toward Intellectual and Emotional Maturity.
Responsibility: Rachel Feldhay Brenner.

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In this account of the life, work and ethics of four Jewish female intellectuals in the Holocaust, Brenner explores the ways in which they sought to maintain their faith in humanity. She argues that  Read more...

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"Brenner writes a compelling book that is both informative and engaging. . . . Writing as Resistance is exactly what good work in the humanities should be: accessible yet challenging."-Maurice Read more...

 
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