Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Jewish Pasts, German FictionsHistory, Memory, and Minority Culture in Germany, 1824-1955$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Jonathan Skolnik

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780804786072

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804786072.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM STANFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.stanford.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Stanford University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in SSO for personal use.date: 20 February 2020

“Where books are burned …”

“Where books are burned …”

Jewish Memoriest of Inquisition and Expulsion in Nazi Germany and in Exile

Chapter:
(p.147) Five “Where books are burned …”
Source:
Jewish Pasts, German Fictions
Author(s):

Jonathan Skolnik

Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804786072.003.0006

This chapter examines Jewish novelists writing in Germany after the Nazi rise to power, as well as Jewish writers in exile from Hitler. It illustrates how Sephardic themes continued to be a source for Jewish cultural memory. Jewish writers returned to the genre of historical fiction and to the models of earlier German-Jewish writers to give voice to their own experience of a renewed Inquisi¬tion and expulsion, to honor previous generations of German-Jewish writers as they bitterly distanced themselves from their integrationist dreams, and to distinguish a specifically Jewish resistance to fascism.

Keywords:   Nazism, Inquisition, exile, Sephardic, Jewish, anti-fascism, Spanish Civil War

Stanford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.