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Sacher-Masoch, Talmudist

Sacher-Masoch, Talmudist ASCHKENAS - Zeitschrift für Geschichte und Kultur der Juden 7/1997, H. 2 IRVING MASSEY Sacher-Masoch, Talmudist Give me a sentence which no intelligence can understand. Thoreau, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers L Nazism and Community: A Philosophical Nightmare. The following Introduction can probably best be understood äs a reaction to a year (1995-96) spent in Poland, where I was studying Leopold von SacherMasoch and the phenomenon of philo-Semitism in nineteenth Century literature. Unavoidably, the problem of Nazism, although apparently not of immediate relevance to my topic, became something of an Obsession for me. Obviously, if it were not for anti-Semitism, there would be Httle occasion to study philo-Semitism, and Nazism embodied anti-Semitism in its most developed form. A large part of my time in Poland was therefore spent in trying to come to grips with what the Nazis had done. Their undertaking came to seem to me so extraordinary that some extraordinary effort of thought was required in order to grasp it - to grasp it, if necessary, in their own terms. The following work is not, then, only the narrowly focused and specialized study of a single story by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch that it http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Aschkenas - Zeitschrift für Geschichte und Kultur der Juden de Gruyter

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de Gruyter
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Copyright © 2009 Walter de Gruyter
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Aufsätze
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1016-4987
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1016-4987
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10.1515/asch.1997.7.2.341
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ASCHKENAS - Zeitschrift für Geschichte und Kultur der Juden 7/1997, H. 2 IRVING MASSEY Sacher-Masoch, Talmudist Give me a sentence which no intelligence can understand. Thoreau, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers L Nazism and Community: A Philosophical Nightmare. The following Introduction can probably best be understood äs a reaction to a year (1995-96) spent in Poland, where I was studying Leopold von SacherMasoch and the phenomenon of philo-Semitism in nineteenth Century literature. Unavoidably, the problem of Nazism, although apparently not of immediate relevance to my topic, became something of an Obsession for me. Obviously, if it were not for anti-Semitism, there would be Httle occasion to study philo-Semitism, and Nazism embodied anti-Semitism in its most developed form. A large part of my time in Poland was therefore spent in trying to come to grips with what the Nazis had done. Their undertaking came to seem to me so extraordinary that some extraordinary effort of thought was required in order to grasp it - to grasp it, if necessary, in their own terms. The following work is not, then, only the narrowly focused and specialized study of a single story by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch that it

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Aschkenas - Zeitschrift für Geschichte und Kultur der Judende Gruyter

Published: Jan 1, 1997

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