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Sobibor Extermination Camp Victims - Jakob Van Hoddis, Gerrit Kleerekoper, Emanuel Querido, Helga Deen, Else Feldmann, ANS Polak (Paperback) Loot Price: R261
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Sobibor Extermination Camp Victims - Jakob Van Hoddis, Gerrit Kleerekoper, Emanuel Querido, Helga Deen, Else Feldmann, ANS Polak (Paperback)

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Chapters: Jakob Van Hoddis, Gerrit Kleerekoper, Emanuel Querido, Helga Deen, Else Feldmann, Ans Polak, Helena Nordheim, Jud Simons, Abraham de Oliveira, Isidore Goudeket, Michel Velleman, Han Hollander. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 34. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Jakob van Hoddis (May 16, 1887 in Berlin 1942 in Sobibor) was the pen name of a German-Jewish expressionist poet Hans Davidsohn, of which name "Van Hoddis" is an anagram. His most famous poem Weltende (End of the world) published on 11 January 1911 in Der Demokrat, is generally regarded as the preliminary expressionist poem which inspired many other poets to write in a similarly grotesque style; he is also seen as perhaps the only German predecessor of surrealism (which did not exist as a movement in Germany). He was the oldest son of doctor Hermann Davidsohn and his wife Doris. Mrs Davidsohn gave birth to twins, but the other baby was stillborn. He had four other siblings, Marie, Anna, Ludwig and Ernst. Due to his temper (although he was extremely intelligent), he was not a successful student. In 1909 he created a Der Neue Club (The New Club) with his friend Kurt Hiller; and in March of the following year, they introduced their ideas at an evening they called Neopathetisches Cabaret (The Neopathetic Cabaret). They were joined by Georg Heym, Ernst Blass and Erich Unger, soon followed by others, for example Alfred Lichtenstein. Else Lasker-Schuler participated too (she said about van Hoddis performances "His verses are so ardent that one wants to steal them" ). The last, ninth, evening of the Cabaret took place in the spring of 1912; it was a tribute to the tragically deceased Georg Heym. The Cabaret was very popular, often attracting hundreds of spectators. It was during one of these evenings when Weltende was r...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=3133692

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 36
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-15680-2
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-157-15680-0
Barcode: 9781157156802

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