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Intellectual Resistance in Europe

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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 thiswidely 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--duringWorld 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:
9780674457751
Author:
Wilkinson, James D
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Author:
Wilkinson, James D.
Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Subject:
Europe
Subject:
Intellectuals
Subject:
Europe Intellectual life 20th century.
Subject:
Intellectuals -- Europe.
Subject:
World War, 19
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Europe - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 331-347.
Series Volume:
v. 10]
Publication Date:
19810514
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Illustrations:
None
Pages:
372

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History and Social Science » Military » World War II » General
History and Social Science » Western Civilization » 20th Century

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