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The Intellectual Resistance in Europe

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Publisher Comments:

1979 Thomas J. Wilson Memorial Prize, Harvard University Press

Synopsis:

Camus, Sartre, and Beauvoir in France; Eich, Richter, and Böll in Germany; Pavese, Levi, and Silone in Italy: These are among the defenders of human dignity whose lives and work are explored in this widely encompassing work. James D. Wilkinson examines for the first time the cultural impact of the anti-Fascist literary movements in Europe and the search of intellectuals for renewal--for social change through moral endeavor--during World War II and its immediate aftermath.

About the Author

James D. Wilkinson is Associate Professor of History and of History and Literature,Harvard University.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Origins of the Intellectual Resistance

PART 1 France

1. The Lessons of the Resistance

2. Liberation

3. The Limits of Choice

PART 2 Germany

4. The Dilemmas of Opposition

5. A Foundation for Change

6. The Road to Restoration

Product Details

ISBN:
9780674457768
Author:
Wilkinson, James D.
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Author:
son, James D.
Author:
Wilkin
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
General
Subject:
Intellectual life
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
Europe
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Politics - General
Subject:
History, Modern -- 20th century.
Subject:
History : Military - World War II
Copyright:
Publication Date:
December 1981
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
None
Pages:
372
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 18 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Camus, Sartre, and Beauvoir in France; Eich, Richter, and Böll in Germany; Pavese, Levi, and Silone in Italy: These are among the defenders of human dignity whose lives and work are explored in this widely encompassing work. James D. Wilkinson examines for the first time the cultural impact of the anti-Fascist literary movements in Europe and the search of intellectuals for renewal--for social change through moral endeavor--during World War II and its immediate aftermath.
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