Before Auschwitz: Irène Némirovsky and the Cultural by Angela Kershaw

By Angela Kershaw

This booklet analyses Irene Némirovsky’s literary creation in its dating to the literary and cultural context of the inter-war interval in France. It examines issues of crucial value to our realizing of the literary box in France within the interval, resembling: the shut dating among politics and literature; the ancient, political, cultural and private legacies of the 1st global battle; the so-called ‘crisis of the radical’ and the try and create and strengthen new narrative kinds; the phenomenon of Russian emigration to Paris within the wake of the Russian Revolution and Civil warfare; the chances for the construction of a French-Jewish id and mode of writing; and the specter of fascism and the strategy of the second one global battle.

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