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The Resource Irène Némirovsky : her life and works, Jonathan Weiss

Irène Némirovsky : her life and works, Jonathan Weiss

Label
Irène Némirovsky : her life and works
Title
Irène Némirovsky
Title remainder
her life and works
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Weiss
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
"On July 13, 1942, French gendarmes arrested Irene Nemirovsky in southern Burgundy. She has deported to Auschwitz where she died on August 19. Who was this woman, author of more than a dozed popular novels and more than thirty short stories, whose posthumous novel Suite Francaise won France's prestigious Renaudot prize in 2004? Born in Russia to wealthy parents, Irene Nemirovsky immigrated to Paris in 1919. Although she was Jewish, she associated with authors and politicians on the extreme right, some of whom were openly anti-Semitic. She was sure that these friends would protect her from deportation after the Nazis invaded France. Instead they abandoned her. Yet she never lost faith in France, even after she was refused French nationality. In this fascinating biography, Jonathan Weiss analyzes the discrepancy between Nemirovsky's real and imagined identities, and explores a literary work that revisits in a unique way Jewish identity, exile, betrayal, and the solidarity of a persecuted people."--BOOK JACKET
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weiss, Jonathan M
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Authors, French
  • Jewish authors
  • Authors, Russian
  • Antisemitism
  • Némirovsky, Irène
Label
Irène Némirovsky : her life and works, Jonathan Weiss
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [175]-197)
  • "Bibliography of Irène Némirovsky's works": p. [198]-200
Control code
69332115
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
English ed.
Extent
xiii, 200 p., [8] p. of plates
Lccn
2006017052
Other control number
9780804754811
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Irène Némirovsky : her life and works, Jonathan Weiss
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [175]-197)
  • "Bibliography of Irène Némirovsky's works": p. [198]-200
Control code
69332115
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
English ed.
Extent
xiii, 200 p., [8] p. of plates
Lccn
2006017052
Other control number
9780804754811
Other physical details
ill.

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