Travels in the Reich, 1933-1945: Foreign Authors Report from Germany

Travels in the Reich, 1933-1945: Foreign Authors Report from Germany #2020

Travels in the Reich Foreign Authors Report from Germany Even now wrote Christopher Isherwood in his Berlin Diary of I can t altogether believe that any of this has really happened Three years later W E B DuBois described Germany as silent nervous
  • Title: Travels in the Reich, 1933-1945: Foreign Authors Report from Germany
  • Author: Oliver Lubrich Kenneth J. Northcott Sonia Wichmann Krouk Dean
  • ISBN: 9780226496290
  • Page: 179
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Even now, wrote Christopher Isherwood in his Berlin Diary of 1933, I can t altogether believe that any of this has really happened Three years later, W E B DuBois described Germany as silent, nervous, suppressed it speaks in whispers In contrast, a young John F Kennedy, in the journal he kept on a German tour in 1937, wrote, The Germans really are too good it Even now, wrote Christopher Isherwood in his Berlin Diary of 1933, I can t altogether believe that any of this has really happened Three years later, W E B DuBois described Germany as silent, nervous, suppressed it speaks in whispers In contrast, a young John F Kennedy, in the journal he kept on a German tour in 1937, wrote, The Germans really are too good it makes people gang against them for protection Drawing on such published and unpublished accounts from writers and public figures visiting Germany, Travels in the Reich creates a chilling composite portrait of the reality of life under Hitler Written in the moment by writers such as Virginia Woolf, Isak Dinesen, Samuel Beckett, Jean Paul Sartre, William Shirer, Georges Simenon, and Albert Camus, the essays, letters, and articles gathered here offer fascinating insight into the range of responses to Nazi Germany While some accounts betray a distressing naivete, overall what is striking is just how clearly many of the travelers understood the true situation and the terrors to come.Through the eyes of these visitors, Travels in the Reich offers a new perspective on the quotidian yet so often horrifying details of German life under Nazism, in accounts as gripping and well written as a novel, but bearing all the weight of historical witness.
    • [EPUB] ↠ Travels in the Reich, 1933-1945: Foreign Authors Report from Germany | by ☆ Oliver Lubrich Kenneth J. Northcott Sonia Wichmann Krouk Dean
      179 Oliver Lubrich Kenneth J. Northcott Sonia Wichmann Krouk Dean
    • thumbnail Title: [EPUB] ↠ Travels in the Reich, 1933-1945: Foreign Authors Report from Germany | by ☆ Oliver Lubrich Kenneth J. Northcott Sonia Wichmann Krouk Dean
      Posted by:Oliver Lubrich Kenneth J. Northcott Sonia Wichmann Krouk Dean
      Published :2020-01-14T10:45:23+00:00

    165 Comment

    This volume performs the feat of looking at Nazi Germany in a new way TRAVELS IN THE THE REICH, 1933 1945 FOREIGN AUTHORS REPORT FROM GERMANY is an anthology of the letters, diaries, personal reflections and excerpts from published works by authors such as Virginia Woolf, Thomas Wolfe, William Shirer, Samuel Beckett and others, who visited or lived in Germany between the years 1933 and 1945.Some of these entries will make you cringe, some are just first rate writing But what is surprising is how [...]

    Eine spannende Frage Wie haben Ausl nder, die das Dritte Reich bereisten, das System wahrgenommen und analysiert Haben sie die Gefahr des Nationalsozialismus erkannt oder lie en sie sich zun chst auch von der Propaganda blenden Und wie wurde das Regime beurteilt, als der Krieg bereits ausgebrochen war Oliver Lubrich hat sich dieser Fragen angenommen und unterschiedlichste Berichte von ausl ndischen Autoren zusammengestellt, die w hrend der Nazizeit in Deutschland waren Manche waren nur kurz auf [...]

    Again, a mixed bag Some of the excerpts are very short, a paragraph or two Those rarely seem worthwhile The longer passages, where context is developed, work much better Some are surreal, such as Meinrad Inglin s account of wandering through Berlin police headquarters in the blackout looking for his passport while running a fever Or the passages by W.E.B du Bois and Shi Min, looking at German society from a non white perspective Those make this well worth the time.

    Obviously the subject matter is very disconcerting however I was very impressed with the manner in which each of the foreign authors portrayed their interactions with citizens of Germany I gave it 4 stars because a couple of the stories were difficult to read to me however there was one real standout and that was the short story that Thomas Wolfe wrote about a train ride west from Germany It was a very emotional read.

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *