Writer On The Run: German Jewish Identity And The Experience Of Exile In The Life And Work Of Henry William Katz Ena Pedersen

ISBN: 9783484651333

Published: January 1st 2001

Hardcover

197 pages


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Writer On The Run: German Jewish Identity And The Experience Of Exile In The Life And Work Of Henry William Katz  by  Ena Pedersen

Writer On The Run: German Jewish Identity And The Experience Of Exile In The Life And Work Of Henry William Katz by Ena Pedersen
January 1st 2001 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 197 pages | ISBN: 9783484651333 | 8.59 Mb

This is the first academic treatment of the life and work of Henry William Katz (1906-1992) who has been forgotten by scholars and critics for fifty years although his first novel won him the Heinrich-Heine-Prize in exile in 1937. From a combinedMoreThis is the first academic treatment of the life and work of Henry William Katz (1906-1992) who has been forgotten by scholars and critics for fifty years although his first novel won him the Heinrich-Heine-Prize in exile in 1937.

From a combined literary, historical, biographical and sociological perspective, Ena Pedersen analyses Katzs depiction on the Eastern European Jews in Galicia, Weimar Germany and in exile, focusing on the problems of anti-Semitism, assimilation, German-Jewish symbiosis, and Jewish identity. The book further provides a first biography of Katz and places him in the context of German exile literature through comparisons with contemporary Jewish and non-Jewish writers in exile.



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