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Author Traverso, Enzo.

Title The Jews & Germany : from the "Judeo-German symbiosis" to the memory of Auschwitz / by Enzo Traverso ; translated by Daniel Weissbort
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [1995]


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Description xxiv, 215 pages : 23 cm
Series Texts and contexts ; v. 14
Texts and contexts ; v. 14
Contents 1. The 'Judeo-German Symbiosis': Myth and Reality. A Long Quarrel. The Stages of a Negative Dialectic. Lights and Shades of Assimilation. The Rise of Anti-Semitism. Judeity and Germanity. A Crisis of Identity. The Tuning Point of Weimar. Judeo-German Symbiosis or Jewish Monologue? 'We Are Forced to Remain Strangers' -- 2. The Jew as Pariah. The Pariavolk in German Sociology: Max Weber. The 'Pride in Being a Pariah': Bernard Lazare. The 'Hidden Tradition': Hannah Arendt. The Pariah as Schlemihl. The Revolt of the Pariah: Hannah Arendt, Zionism, and Socialism. Judeity and Femininity: Rosa Luxemburg -- 3. Judeity as Heimatlosigkeit: Joseph Roth. 'Hotelpatriot'. Nostalgia for the Shtetl. Judaism and the Criticism of Modernity. 'Joseph the Red'. Exile or the Flight from History -- 4. The Jew as Parvenu. A Literary Archetype. From Bleichroder to Wendriner. A Patriotic Jew: Ernst Kantorowicz. Pan-Germanism and Zionism: Theodor Herzl. An Admirer of 'Nordic Beauty': Walther Rathenau
A Tragic Epilogue -- 5. Auschwitz, History, and Historians. The Jewish Genocide and Others. Interpretations of the 'Final Solution'. The Aporias of Marxism. Archaism and Modernity -- 6. History and Memory. The 'Jewish Question' in Germany after Auschwitz. The GDR or Memory Manipulated. Adenauer or the Era of Forgetfulness. Disputed Memory. To Free Oneself from 'A Past Which Will Not Pass'? An Amnesic Reunification. Sham Memory
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-206) and index
Subject Antisemitism -- Germany -- History.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Influence.
Jews -- Cultural assimilation -- Germany.
Jews -- Germany -- Intellectual life.
Germany -- Civilization -- Jewish influences.
Germany -- Ethnic relations.
LC no. 94023294
ISBN 0803244266
Other Titles Juifs et l'Allemagne. English
Jews and Germany