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Exile and everyday life / edited by Andrea Hammel, Anthony Grenville.

Other author/creatorHammel, Andrea.
Other author/creatorGrenville, Anthony.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoLeiden ; Boston : Brill Rodopi, [2015]
Descriptionxv, 217 pages ; 24 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Series Yearbook of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies ; volume16
Yearbook of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies ; 16.
Contents Introduction / Andrea Hammel and Anthony Grenville -- Agency in the everyday: subversive discourses in the work of Gina Kaus / Regina Christiane Range -- Doris Hart at the Metropolitan Opera -- the triumph of the 'little people' / Rose Sillars -- Negotiating a home: Henry Rothschild and the émigré experience / Janine Barker -- A family story through letters: Dr Edith Mahler and Hans Schachter / Elizabeth Schächter -- Carl Laemmle's protégés: everyday life in exile after escaping Nazi Germany through help from Hollywood's film mogul / Bastian Heinsohn -- Everyday life of German-speaking refugees in wartime Ireland / Horst Dickel and Gisela Holfter -- The struggle to survive: German and Austrian refugees' depiction of daily life in their Shanghai exile / Jennifer E. Michaels -- 'Liebe Eltern!' -- 'Liebes Kind': letters between kindertransportees and their families as everyday life documents / Andrea Hammel -- Food in exile / Anna Nyburg -- Exilerfahrung des einsamen Intellektuellen -- Jean Amérys Exilerfahrung vor 1964-66 und deren Bedeutng für sein Schreiben / Jan Schröder -- Index.
Summary Exile and everyday life' focusses on the everyday life experience of refugees fleeing National Socialism in the 1930s and 1940s as well as the representation of this experience in literature and culture. The contributions in this volume show experiences of loss, strategies of adaptation and the creation of a new identity and life. It covers topics such as Exile in Shanghai, Ireland, the US and the UK, food in exile, the writers Gina Kaus, Vicki Baum and Jean Améry, refugees in the medical profession and the creative arts, and the Kindertransport to the UK.0.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
LanguageEnglish, with one contribution in German.
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2015938688
ISBN9789004297869 (paperback)
ISBN9789004297913 (ebook)

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