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The politics of loss: melancholy cosmopolitanism

Susan Watkins

in Doris Lessing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074813
eISBN:
9781781703274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074813.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

What must strike any reader of Doris Lessing's 1962 novel, The Golden Notebook, is the extent to which its protagonist, AnnaWulf, has been affected by the experience of loss. Anna's attempt to ... More


On the Ashes of the Holocaust: Anxiety, Abstraction, and Schoenberg's Rhetoric of Fear

Kálra Móricz

in Jewish Identities: Nationalism, Racism, and Utopianism in Twentieth-Century Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250888
eISBN:
9780520933682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250888.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter argues that, in Schoenberg's Survivor, aesthetics occupies a higher sphere, while subject matter, in this case the Holocaust, is considered only raw material put in the service of ... More


Interrupted Lives

Arlene Stein

in Reluctant Witnesses: Survivors, Their Children, and the Rise of Holocaust Consciousness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199733583
eISBN:
9780199381937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733583.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Comparative and Historical Sociology

In the first two decades after the war, the stories of survivors were stories of chaos, of lives interrupted. They were confusing and often unintelligible to others. Yet at the same time, the notion ... More


Three Novels about the Shoah

J. Hillis Miller

in The Conflagration of Community: Fiction before and after Auschwitz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226527215
eISBN:
9780226527239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226527239.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Thomas Keneally’s Schindler’s List, Ian McEwan’s Black Dogs, and Art Spiegelman’s Maus: A Survivor’s Tale are all discussed in this chapter in relation to the Shoah. It begins with the intended ... More


“We Come Here to Remember”: Joining Advocacy Groups

Jody Lyneé Madeira

in Killing McVeigh: The Death Penalty and the Myth of Closure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796108
eISBN:
9780814724545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796108.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores how family members and survivors of the Oklahoma City bombing dealt with the death of their loved ones by joining advocacy groups. It shows how relationships between group ... More


Arnold Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw in Postwar Europe

Joy H. Calico

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281868
eISBN:
9780520957701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281868.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Arnold Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw seemed designed to irritate every exposed nerve in postwar Europe. A twelve-tone piece in three languages about the Holocaust, it was written for an ... More


Harm Reduction in the Domestic Violence Context

Courtney Cross

in The Politicization of Safety: Critical Perspectives on Domestic Violence Responses

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479805648
eISBN:
9781479888733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479805648.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Harm reduction is a school of thought born out of public health practices: the goal of harm reduction is to mitigate the collateral dangers associated with high-risk behaviors so that individuals ... More


Psychogenesis (1971–1976)

Gerry Canavan

in Octavia E. Butler

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040665
eISBN:
9780252099106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040665.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses Octavia E. Butler's writing career during the period 1971–1976, focusing on her early Patternist books, Patternmaster (1976), Mind of My Mind (1977), and Survivor (1978), along ... More


The Emigrants (1992)

Uwe Schütte

in W.G. Sebald

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780746312988
eISBN:
9781789629415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780746312988.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In this chapter, Schütte analyses the work that transformed Sebald’s career. The Emigrants is a collection of four stories which reflect on the suffering of the victims of Nazi terror. They explore ... More


Naming Sexual Trauma: On the Political Necessity of Nuance in Rape and Sex Offender Discourses

Breanne Fahs

in Critical Trauma Studies: "Understanding Violence, Conflict and Memory in Everyday Life"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479896561
eISBN:
9781479828425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479896561.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter considers the politics of naming sexual violence not simply as a categorical tool, but as a political tool. In other words, while naming has certain legal or social implications—by ... More


Music and Text in Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw

Bhesham Sharma

in Words and Music

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236191
eISBN:
9781846314445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236191.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

A Survivor from Warsaw, one of Arnold Schoenberg's most dramatic and controversial works, is based on a narrative Schoenberg heard directly and indirectly from survivors of a Nazi concentration camp. ... More


Introduction

Joy H. Calico

in Arnold Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw in Postwar Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281868
eISBN:
9780520957701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281868.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The introduction places A Survivor from Warsaw in the culture of early American Holocaust memorials and then situates its subsequent performance and reception history in postwar Europe using Marita ... More


West Germany: Retrenchment versus A Survivor from Warsaw

Joy H. Calico

in Arnold Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw in Postwar Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281868
eISBN:
9780520957701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281868.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Federal Republic of Germany (FRG, or West Germany) figures prominently in most American musicological narratives of Western Europe during the Cold War, both because of its distinctive ... More


Austria: Homecoming via A Survivor from Warsaw

Joy H. Calico

in Arnold Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw in Postwar Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281868
eISBN:
9780520957701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281868.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Hermann Scherchen conducted the Austrian premiere of A Survivor from Warsaw on April 10, 1951, at the Fourth International Music Fest in Vienna. The performance is situated in the context of ... More


Norway: Performing Remembrance with A Survivor from Warsaw

Joy H. Calico

in Arnold Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw in Postwar Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281868
eISBN:
9780520957701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281868.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The composer and critic Pauline Hall appears to have been the driving force behind the Norwegian premiere of A Survivor, which took place in Oslo on March 21, 1954, and was conducted by Heinz ... More


East Germany: Antifascism and A Survivor from Warsaw

Joy H. Calico

in Arnold Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw in Postwar Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281868
eISBN:
9780520957701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281868.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

A Survivor officially breached the iron curtain on April 15, 1958, when Herbert Kegel and the Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra performed the work in concert. The performance is situated within the ... More


Poland: Cultural Diplomacy through A Survivor from Warsaw

Joy H. Calico

in Arnold Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw in Postwar Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281868
eISBN:
9780520957701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281868.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Herbert Kegel and the Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra and Choir also gave the Polish premiere of A Survivor from Warsaw when they performed it at the Warsaw Autumn Festival on September 28, 1958. ... More


Czechoslovakia: A Survivor as A Survivor from Warsaw

Joy H. Calico

in Arnold Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw in Postwar Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281868
eISBN:
9780520957701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281868.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

A Survivor from Warsaw came late to Czechoslovakia, because the Thaw came late, and, as elsewhere in the Soviet bloc, its arrival was a bellwether of relative liberalization. Four of the five ... More


Afterword

Joy H. Calico

in Arnold Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw in Postwar Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281868
eISBN:
9780520957701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281868.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The afterword compares A Survivor from Warsaw to Nathan Rapoport's Warsaw Ghetto Monument, two Holocaust memorials created in the late 1940s that place a high premium on intelligibility and ... More


‘A funny thing laughter, what’s it for?’: Humour and Form in Lessing’s Fiction

Cornelius Collins

in Doris Lessing and the Forming of History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474414432
eISBN:
9781474426923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414432.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The notion of Lessing, as Joan Didion once wrote, as a ‘didactic’ writer implies that her writing cannot be funny. But if the radical otherness of her outlook as a former colonial subject prevents ... More


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