Jewish Voices, German Words: Growing Up Jewish in Postwar Germany and Austria

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Elena Lappin
Catbird Press, 1994 - History - 301 pages
New Jewish Writings from Germany and Austria This new collection presents recent stories, novel excerpts and essays by the fourteen most prominent fiction writers and journalists writing in German today. A consistently challenging, surprising and eye-opening work, subjects covered include family, politics, love, cynicism, Zionism, surrealism, trips to Israel and Auschwitz, and a visit from Gershom Scholem.

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In this collection of short stories, poetry, and essays, young Jewish authors who gre up in postwar Germany and Austria provide insight into how the Jewish people are trying to come to terms with a ... Read full review

Contents

BENJAMIN KORN
11
KATIA BEHRENS
38
BARBARA HONIGMANN
65
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About the author (1994)

Elena Lappin was born in Moscow and grew up in Prague and Hamburg. She has edited two anthologies of European writing in English translation and was editor of the "Jewish Quarterly," She lives with her husband and three children in London.

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