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Assessing the impact of fin-de-siecle Jewish culture on subsequent developments in literature and culture, this book is the first to consider the historical trajectory of Austrian-Jewish writing across the 20th century. It examines how Vienna, the city that stood at the center of Jewish life in the Austrian Empire and later the Austrian nation, assumed a special significance in the imaginations of Jewish writers as a space and an idea. The author focuses on the special relationship between Austrian-Jewish writers and the city to reveal a century-long pattern of living in tension with the city, experiencing simultaneously acceptance and exclusion, feeling unheimlich heimischA" (eerily at home) in Vienna.

About Hillary Hope Herzog

Hillary Hope Herzog is an Associate Professor of German Studies at the University of Kentucky, where she works in twentieth-century German literature, Austrian Studies, and the field of medicine and literature. She is co-editor of Rebirth of a Culture: Jewish Identity and Jewish Writing in Germany and Austria Today (with Todd Herzog and Benjamin Lapp, Berghahn 2008).

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Author : Hillary Hope Herzog
Publisher : Berghahn Books
Data Published : 01 August 2011
ISBN : 0857451812
EAN : 9780857451811
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 340 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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