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Author Lazaroms, Ilse Josepha
Title The Grace of Misery : Joseph Roth and the Politics of Exile, 1919-1939
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2012
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (228 pages)
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Series Brill's Series in Jewish Studies
Brill's Series in Jewish Studies
Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Preface Life on the Tip of a Pen -- The Legacy of Exile: A Biography of Pain -- The Interwar Quandary: Europe and the Jews -- Beyond the Pleasure Principle: Telling a Life -- Chapter One Mental Captivity. Re-imagining a Lost Heritage -- The Jewish Intellectual in Interwar Central Europe -- The Apolitical Weimar Intellectual and the Central European Tradition -- The Concept of the Jewish Intellectual -- Cultivating Marginality -- The Material Culture of Exile -- The Capitulation of the European Mind -- "All Roads Lead to Brody" -- Strawberries (1929, 1936) -- Conclusion -- Chapter Two Opening up the Crypt. The Political Potential of Nostalgia -- Nostalgia -- Europe's "Jewish Orphans" -- Deconstructing Vienna -- Diasporic Identities -- The Emperor's Tomb (1938) -- Conclusion -- Chapter Three The Lamentations of an "Old Jew." The Artist as Exemplary Sufferer -- Exemplary Sufferers -- The Creation of Mendel Singer-Job (1930) -- A Questionable Fate: Hereditary Madness -- Narratives of Guilt -- Self-Narration, Part 1: The Suffering Jew -- Roads to Salvation-The Question of Justice -- Conclusion -- Chapter Four The Double Bind of Self-Narration. Jewish Identity and the Undercurrents of German-Jewish Modernity -- Theories of Non-Belonging -- Self-Inflicted Homelessness -- Self-Narration, Part 2: The Austrian Officer -- Self-Narration, Part 3: The Hotel Patriot -- Literary Cacophony, Linguistic Belonging -- The Legend of the Holy Drinker (1940) -- Conclusion -- Chapter Five Prophecies of Unrest. Interwar Europe under an Apocalyptic Lens -- On European Shores -- Prophetic Encounters -- The Antichrist (1934) -- A Universalist in Paris -- Quandaries of a Solitary Mind -- Conclusion -- Postscript -- Bibliography -- Index
In The Grace of Misery. Joseph Roth and the Politics of Exile 1919-1939 Ilse Josepha Lazaroms offers an account of the life and intellectual legacy of Joseph Roth, one of interwar Europe's most critical and modern writers
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Lazaroms, Ilse Josepha The Grace of Misery : Joseph Roth and the Politics of Exile, 1919-1939 Leiden : BRILL,c2012 9789004234857
Subject Roth, Joseph, -- 1894-1939.;Authors, Austrian -- 20th century -- Biography.;Jewish authors -- Austria -- 20th century -- Biography
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