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The Resource Random destinations : escaping the Holocaust and starting life anew, Lilian R. Furst

Random destinations : escaping the Holocaust and starting life anew, Lilian R. Furst

Label
Random destinations : escaping the Holocaust and starting life anew
Title
Random destinations
Title remainder
escaping the Holocaust and starting life anew
Statement of responsibility
Lilian R. Furst
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "In Random Destinations, Lilian R. Furst examines how novels and short stories portray those who managed to escape from Central Europe in the 1930s following the rise of Nazism. These refugees faced many concrete and psychological problems at their random destinations: language acquisition, assimilation into an unfamiliar community, the loss of their homeland, and, above all, the need to reshape their identities. Their personal struggles are contextualized within their historical situation, both global and specific to their new locale
  • The book argues that fiction, by taking ordinary escapees' difficulties into account, paradoxically offers a subtler and truer picture than sociological studies that have tended to foreground the successes of a few outstanding individuals."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Furst, Lilian R
Dewey number
  • 823/.914093529924
  • 23/.914093529924
Index
index present
LC call number
PR888.J4
LC item number
F87 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English fiction
  • Jewish refugees in literature
  • English-speaking countries
Label
Random destinations : escaping the Holocaust and starting life anew, Lilian R. Furst
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [203]-207) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
INTRODUCTION: "Shards from the Explosion" -- LONDON: "Twin Souls": Anita Brookner, The Latecomers (1990) -- "The Hidden Abyss": Gillian Tindall, To the City (1987) -- "A Success Story": Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, A Birthday in London (1963) -- BRITISH PROVINCES: "Try to Forget": Maureen Duffy, Change (1987) -- "To Serve Under the Chimney": W.G. Sebald, "Max Ferber", The Emigrants (1992) -- NEW YORK: "The Great Loss": Bernard Malamud, "The German Refugee" (1963) -- "An Abundance of Happiness": Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, In Search of Love and Beauty (1983) -- "A Bizarre Double Game": Isaac Bashevis Singer, Shadows on the Hudson (1998) -- U.S. PROVINCES: "Can You Harmonize?": Carol Ascher, The Flood (1987) -- "An Inconsequential Appendix and Coda": Randall Jarrell, "Constance and the Rosenbaums" in Pictures from an Institution (1954) -- INDIA: "Accepting but not Accepted": Anita Desai, Baumgartner's Bombay (1988) -- "The Hanger-On": Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, "An Indian Citizen" (1968 -- "A Bit in the Middle of Nowhere."
Control code
60550757
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xviii, 213 pages
Isbn
9781403969750
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005047208
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Random destinations : escaping the Holocaust and starting life anew, Lilian R. Furst
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [203]-207) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
INTRODUCTION: "Shards from the Explosion" -- LONDON: "Twin Souls": Anita Brookner, The Latecomers (1990) -- "The Hidden Abyss": Gillian Tindall, To the City (1987) -- "A Success Story": Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, A Birthday in London (1963) -- BRITISH PROVINCES: "Try to Forget": Maureen Duffy, Change (1987) -- "To Serve Under the Chimney": W.G. Sebald, "Max Ferber", The Emigrants (1992) -- NEW YORK: "The Great Loss": Bernard Malamud, "The German Refugee" (1963) -- "An Abundance of Happiness": Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, In Search of Love and Beauty (1983) -- "A Bizarre Double Game": Isaac Bashevis Singer, Shadows on the Hudson (1998) -- U.S. PROVINCES: "Can You Harmonize?": Carol Ascher, The Flood (1987) -- "An Inconsequential Appendix and Coda": Randall Jarrell, "Constance and the Rosenbaums" in Pictures from an Institution (1954) -- INDIA: "Accepting but not Accepted": Anita Desai, Baumgartner's Bombay (1988) -- "The Hanger-On": Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, "An Indian Citizen" (1968 -- "A Bit in the Middle of Nowhere."
Control code
60550757
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xviii, 213 pages
Isbn
9781403969750
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005047208
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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