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Author: James J. Conway (Translator)

Antisemitism
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Antisemitism

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Literary Nonfiction. Jewish Studies. In 1883, Austrian author Hermann Bahr was arrested for antisemitic abuse. Ten years later, he was a champion of the Viennese avant-garde and its numerous Jewish exponents, and would soon marry a Jewish actress. I...

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The Beauty of the Metropolis
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The Beauty of the Metropolis

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Literary Nonfiction. Translated from the German by James J. Conway. Where do we feel at home? What do our cities look like? How do we see? In 1908, architect and theorist August Endell set out to answer these deceptively simple questions. In THE BEA...

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Death
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Death

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Fiction. Short Stories. Translated from the German by James J. Conway. To the fretful mother of a sick child it comes in the form of the long-awaited doctor. To a feeble old man it arrives as an obliging stranger who helps him to his feet and out th...

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The Guesthouse at the Sign of the Teetering Globe
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The Guesthouse at the Sign of the Teetering Globe

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Fiction. Short Stories. Translated from the German by James J. Conway. In 1917, the world appears to be tilting on its axis. Accustomed certainties are no more, alliances are forged and just as soon abandoned. In the first of seven thematically rela...

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Papa Hamlet
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Papa Hamlet

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Fiction. Translated by James J. Conway. Adultery, vulgarity, disordered lives on the brink of collapse: the feverish existence of failed actor Niels Thienwiebel shocked German readers when PAPA HAMLET was first published in 1889. In declaiming the s...

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Three Prose Works
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Three Prose Works

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A collection of vital autobiographical pre-WWI prose from the great German-Jewish writerNever before translated into English, this trio of works finds one of the greatest German writers of the 20th century mythologizing her own pursuit of freedom in...

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