5 edition of Sollors found in the catalog.
December 1, 1978
by Columbia University Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||338|
Greil Marcus and Werner Sollors talked about the book they edited, A New Literary History of America (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press; Septem ).With their collection of over. The Temptation of Despair: Tales of the s, the title of Werner Sollors’s distinguished volume devoted to the immediate post–world war period in Germany—that is, the last five years of the decade—manages to be both vague and strangeness, moreover, is linked to the fact that for all the focus the author brings to the years of the American occupation of Germany, the title.
Fiction, Essays & Poetry by Frank J. Webb, Werner Sollors and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at When he began the research for his new book about Germany in the years directly after World War II, Harvard professor Werner Sollors says he intended to focus on the lighter aspects of Germans Author: Christopher Shea.
TY - BOOK. T1 - The Autobiography of W. E. B. Du Bois: A Soliloquy on Viewing My Life from the Last Decade of its First Century. AU - Du Bois, W.E.B. A2 - Sollors, Werner. PY - Y1 - M3 - Book. BT - The Autobiography of W. E. B. Du Bois: A Soliloquy on Viewing My Life from the Last Decade of its First Century. PB - Oxford University Cited by: It provides a new critical framework for understanding not only ethnic literature, but also the underlying psychological, historical, social, and cultural forces. Table of Contents: On the Fourth of July in Sitka, Ishmael Reed. Introduction: The Invention of Ethnicity, Werner Sollors. An .
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[A] deeply powerful book. It is a work of scholarship that intersperses critical analysis of movies, photographs, and memoirs of the period with Sollors’s own personal memories of being a frightened child, fleeing Silesia with his mother through a bombed-out and chaotic Germany in The Temptation of Despair belongs among the most distinguished German reckonings with its own past/5(5).
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Nothing is "pure" in America, and, indeed, the rich ethnic mix that constitutes our society accounts for much of its amazing vitality. Werner Sollors's new book takes a wide-ranging look at the role of "ethnicity" in American literature and what that literature has said--and continues to say--about our diverse culture.
Ethnic consciousness, he contends, is a constituent feature of modernism. Nothing is pure in America, and, indeed, the rich ethnic mix that constitutes our society accounts for much of its amazing vitality.
Werner Sollors's new book takes a wide-ranging look at the role of ethnicity in American literature and what that literature has said--and continues to say--about our diverse culture.
Werner Max Sollors (born June 6, ) is Henry B. and Anne M. Cabot Professor of English and of African American Studies at Harvard University. He is also Global Professor of Literature at New York University Abu Dhabi. Background. Sollors received a doctorate in philosophy in Born: June 6, (age 76), Kronberg, Germany.
Yet it stands apart as the only book Dumas ever wrote that confronts the subject of race - a potent topic, since Dumas was of African ancestry himself." "This edition also features a Foreword by Jamaica Kincaid and an Introduction and notes by Werner Sollors, who addresses key themes such as colonialism, racism, African slavery, and interracial.
The Invention of Ethnicity Edited by Werner Sollors. This important new collection of interdisciplinary essays charts the cultural construction of "ethnicity" as embodied in American ethnic literature.
Looking at a diverse set of texts, the contributors place the subject in broad historical and dynamic contexts, focusing on the larger systems. Werner Sollors is a professor of Afro-American studies at Harvard.
He was born in Germany and lives in the United States since He has been studying and writing about the history of American interracial relationships since /5. Werner Sollors is Henry B. and Anne M.
Cabot Research Professor of English Literature at Harvard University and Global Professor of Literature at New York University Abu is the co-editor (with Greil Marcus) of A New Literary History of America and the author of Beyond Ethnicity: Consent and Descent in American Culture, Neither Black nor White yet Both: Thematic Explorations of Pages: With attentive honesty and scrupulous openness, Sollors captures the utter untowardness of times and things in the making.
The result is a complex pleasure—brave, broad, bracing, hugely intelligent, and unfailingly fresh. Gish Jen [A] deeply powerful : Harvard.
The Temptation of Despair tells fascinating stories of the unfathomable odyssey that is Germany after Hitler and the Holocaust. ” —Adrienne Kennedy, Anisfield–Wolf Book Award Lifetime Achievement winner “ With attentive honesty and scrupulous openness, Sollors captures the utter untowardness of times and things in the making.
The result. In Germany the end of World War II calls forth images of obliterated cities, hungry refugees, and ghostly monuments to Nazi crimes. Drawing on diaries, photographs, essays, reports, fiction and film, Werner Sollors makes visceral the sorrow and anger, guilt and pride, despondency and resilience of a defeated people -- and the paradoxes of occupation.
Yet it stands apart as the only book Dumas ever wrote that confronts the subject of race–a potent topic, since Dumas was of African ancestry himself.
This edition also features a captivating Introduction by Jamaica Kincaid and an eloquent Afterword and Notes by Werner Sollors, who addresses key themes such as colonialism, racism, African Format: Ebook.
It is accompanied by a note on the text, Werner Sollors’s insightful introduction, explanatory annotations, and twenty-four photographs and illustrations. “Contexts” connects the novel to the historical events in Wilmington and includes a wealth of newspaper articles, editorials, and.
Werner Sollors is a professor of Afro-American studies at Harvard. He was born in Germany and lives in the United States since He has been studying and writing about the history of American interracial relationships since /5(6).
Werner Sollors Henry B. and Anne M. Cabot Professor of English Literature and Professor of African and African American Studies, Harvard University on his new book. Sollors, Werner NEITHER BLACK NOR WHITE YET BOTH: Thematic Explorations of Interracial Literature 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover New York Oxford Seller Rating: % positive.
Sollors’s book may lack the brilliance of W. Sebald’s On the Natural History of Destruction, an excoriating portrait of the human cost of the Allied bombing of Germany, written with a. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Werner Sollors books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.
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N2 - What unites and what divides Americans as a nation. Who are we, and can we strike a balance between an emphasis on our divergent ethnic origins and what we have in common?Cited by: 1. A new literary history of America User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Marcus (Mystery Train: Images of America in Rock 'n' Roll Music) and Sollors (English & Afro-American studies, Harvard) trace through literature the dynamism of American society and culture spanning 5/5(1).This book is likely to become a model for a new generation of scholars, both for the breadth of its engagement and the depth of its archival research.
Werner Sollors Book, Writing, Character. ‘The Temptation of Despair’ Arts & Humanities Henry B. and Anne M. Cabot Professor of English Literature Werner Sollors' new book uses diaries, fiction, journalism, photographs, and movies to evoke what he called the “raw” feelings just after the war, and the atmosphere of a ruined nation.