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Leavetaking free pdf Leavetaking is the story of an upper-middle-class childhood and adolescence in Berlin between the wars. In the course of the novel, Weiss plumbs the depths of family life: there is the early death of his beloved sister Margot, the difficult relationship with his parents and the fantasies of adolescence and youth. All of this is set in the midst of an increasing anti-Semitism, which forces the Weiss family to move again and again, a tenuous existence that only intensifies the narrator's growing restlessness.

About Christopher Levenson

PETER WEISS was a German writer, painter, graphic artist, and experimental filmmaker. He is best known for his plays "Marat/Sade" and "The Investigation," as well as the monumental three-volume historical novel "The Aesthetics of Resistance." Born in Germany in 1916 to a Christian mother and a Jewish father, he began his career as visual artist, studying at the Prague Art Academy in the late '30s. After the German occupation of the Sudetenland, his family moved to Sweden, where Weiss would spend the rest of his life, eventually becoming a Swedish citizen. His work won many major German literary awards, including the Buchner and Mann Prizes, and Peter Brook's production of "Marat/Sade" received the Tony Award for Best Play. Weiss died in 1982. CHRISTOPHER LEVENSON is a prominent Canadian poet. He was the co-founder of Arc Magazine and of the Harbinger Poets imprint of Carleton University Press.

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Author : Christopher Levenson
Publisher : Melville House Publishing
Data Published : 04 March 2014
ISBN : 1612193315
EAN : 9781612193311
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 160 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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