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The literary rhetoric versus the semantics of terror. The associations of German writers during the 1933–1945 period

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German writers   Nazi rule   emigration


This contribution undertakes the question of the condition of German writers during the Nazi rule. It describes the associations of German writers, both in Germany and in emigration. The subject will be investigated in the context of the emergence of the new political, symbolic and cultural fields. The main research question is the search by the German intellectuals for their social place in the changing reality of the 1933–1945 period. According to the author, Germany’s cultural elite in 1933 started the emigrant existence beyond institutions, founded upon literary, journalistic and artistic work which was individually conducted.

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ISSN 0239-6661   ISSN 0137-1126


PAd P 101182 II


pol   eng

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pol   eng


Acta Universitatis Wratislaviensis, ISSN 0239-6661, No 3503, Studia nad Autorytaryzmem i Totalitaryzmem. 2012, 34, nr 2, s. 105-117

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