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Peter Weiss in Exile A Critical Study of His Works by Roger Ellis

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Published by U M I Research Press .
Written in English


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ContributionsOscar Gross Brockett (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8191306M
ISBN 100835719219
ISBN 109780835719216
OCLC/WorldCa14130432

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Weiss wrote in both Swedish and German before finally settling on his mother-tongue. The ultimate exile, he lived only briefly in Germany. The defining locales in his life were war-threatened Prague (where he studied painting), England (where his family initially fled to), and finally Sweden, which became his home. The complete review's Review. Peter Weiss' father died in March, , shortly after his mother (she died in December, ). Leavetaking-- In German the title is literally Leavetaking from the Parents-- marks Weiss' coming to terms with his family and his past and the emergence of Weiss the this novel, and the companion piece Vanishing Point (see our review), Weiss emerged on.   Weiss was born near Berlin in , the son of a Jewish textile manufacturer and a Swiss former actress. In his early childhood the family moved to Bremen and then Berlin. But in , the Nazis having seized complete control of Germany, the family went into . Peter Ulrich Weiss was a German writer, painter, and artist of adopted Swedish nationality. He is particularly known for his play Marat/Sade and his novel The Aesthetics of Resistance. Weiss' first art exhibition took place in His first produced play was Der Turm in In he joined the Swedish Experimental Film Studio, where he /5.

Peter Weiss has books on Goodreads with ratings. Peter Weiss’s most popular book is The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Per. Print book: Biography: GermanView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Weiss, Peter, -- -- Political and social views. Weiss, Peter, -- -- Exile. Weiss, Peter, -- View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ellis, Roger, May Peter Weiss in exile. Ann Arbor, Mich.: UMI Research Press, © (OCoLC) Melville House’s Neversink collection rereleasing Christopher Levenson’s translation of Peter Weiss’s Leavetaking (Abschied von den Eltern, ; tr. from the German by Christopher Levenson, ), and the way the translation has held up, might not quite amount to one of those acclaimed literary events, but we should instead hope that it is the first step towards.

WEISS, PETER. WEISS, PETER (–), German playwright and author. A half-Jew, Weiss, who was born near Berlin, left Germany in , spending two years in England and two more in Prague, before settling in Sweden in There he made his career as a painter, film producer, and writer. Exile. New York: Delacorte Press, Cloth/no dust jacket Octavo. Hardcover. black cloth silver lettering illustrated papered boards, pp. Very good. Item #   About the author: the writer and painter Peter Weiss was born in Germany in , but he and his Jewish family went into exile in Sweden in .   Trotsky in exile; a play by Weiss, Peter, Publication date Topics Trotsky, Leon, Publisher New York, Atheneum Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres on Aug SIMILAR ITEMS Pages: