EAST WEST MIMESIS AUERBACH IN TURKEY PDF
As Kader Konuk shows in his detailed and pointedly argued new book, East West Mimesis: Auerbach in Turkey, this statement, and the scholarly romance it has. East West Mimesis follows the plight of German-Jewish humanists who escaped Nazi persecution by seeking exile in a Muslim-dominated. Read the full-text online edition of East-West Mimesis: Auerbach in Turkey () .
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auerbacb Kader Konuk asks why philologists like Erich Auerbach found humanism at home in Istanbul at the very moment it was banished from Europe. Simon added it Apr 27, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Incoymomo rated it it was amazing Sep 17, Please try again later.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a tugkey life. Feebrecht marked it as to-read May 23, By making literary critical concepts productive for our understanding of Turkish cultural history, the book provides a new approach to the study of East-West relations.
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Auerbach in Turkey tells a fascinating story about the development of modern Turkey just as much as it does about Auerbach’s classic work.
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East West Mimesis: Auerbach in Turkey
Konuk shows how these historical issues were reshaped during the s, in particular, into discourses about authenticity. Eaat readable and engaging, her book is distinguished by extensive archival research into a pivotal phase of modern Turkish cultural history, yielding rich insights into how this period of transformation impacted Auerbach’s groundbreaking work of modern comparatism.
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Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Interesting as this political analysis of present day Turkey is, its link to Auerbach is tenuous at best. Towards the end, there’s a dramatic jump to mimesie present day, and it becomes clear that this is where the author’s real interests – and feelings – lie.
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She challenges the notion of exile as synonymous with intellectual isolation and shows the recipr East West Mimesis follows the plight of German-Jewish humanists who escaped Nazi persecution by seeking exile in a Muslim-dominated society. One Of Dem People marked it as to-read Apr 01, Auerbach in Turkeythis statement, and the scholarly romance it has engendered, is largely untrue.
Her work poses a significant challenge to persistent beliefs about the ‘backwardness’ and ‘Orientalness’ of modern Turkey, revealing that Turkey has never been properly understood in the context of the Orientalism debate. The Place of German and Turkish Jews. Published September 21st by Stanford University Press.
Basak rated it it was amazing Mar 12, Showing of 1 reviews. Mimeiss marked it as to-read Sep 12, It may also be tukey the book isn’t sure what genre it wants to be – The topic is fascinating, but the material is strangely scattershot and the writing is not so hot. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. In these ways, East West Mimesis moves beyond a biography of Auerbach or a narrative of his famous book.
Share your thoughts with other customers. Sebnem rated it really liked it Oct 09, Konuk’s illuminating study of Auerbach’s ambiguous relation to Turkey makes a valuable intervention in challenging the standard narrative about Auerbach’s exile.
There was a problem filtering reviews right now. By making literary critical concepts productive for our understanding of Turkish cultural history, the book provides a new approach to the study of East-West relations. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.
Hence, I show how the trope of detachment, central to the aesthetics of modernism, came to assume a different meaning after the onset of mass emigration in Central to the book is Erich Auerbach’s Mimesis: Merve marked it as to-read Mar 24, The topic is fascinating, but the material is strangely scattershot and the writing is not so hot.