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Austriaca and Judaica: Essays and Translations Harry Zohn

Austriaca and Judaica: Essays and Translations

Harry Zohn

Published August 1st 1995
ISBN : 9780820425672
Hardcover
276 pages
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This collection of essays and translations reflects the Viennese-born author-translators Austrian-Jewish heritage as well as representing his broad involvement as a cultural mediator between his native and adopted countries. The essays - on Herzl,MoreThis collection of essays and translations reflects the Viennese-born author-translators Austrian-Jewish heritage as well as representing his broad involvement as a cultural mediator between his native and adopted countries. The essays - on Herzl, Zweig, Kraus, Kafka, Werfel, Waldinger, Csokor, Trakl, and the winegarden songs of Vienna - highlight the great Jewish contribution to Austrian culture, and they are supplemented and illuminated by the short prose of Zweig, Herzl, Beer-Hofmann, Polgar, Buber, and others.