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Author Lazaroms, Ilse Josepha.

Title The grace of misery : Joseph Roth and the politics of exile, 1919-1939 / by Ilse Josepha Lazaroms
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xxxi, 194 pages)
Series Brill's series in Jewish studies, 0926-2261 ; v. 47
Brill's series in Jewish studies ; v. 47
Contents Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 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 -- ch. 2 Opening Up the Crypt. The Political Potential of Nostalgia -- Nostalgia -- Europe's "Jewish Orphans" -- Deconstructing Vienna -- Diasporic Identities -- The Emperor's Tomb (1938 -- Conclusion -- ch. 3 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 -- ch. 4 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 -- ch. 5 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Roth, Joseph, 1894-1939.
Authors, Austrian -- 20th century -- Biography.
Jewish authors -- Austria -- 20th century -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012029789
ISBN 9004241752 (electronic bk.)
9789004241756 (electronic bk.)