A case study of self-translation in Fear / Strach by Jan Tomasz Gross two language versions of a book by Jan Tomasz Gross (Fear in English, Strach in Polish). Jan Tomasz Gross. · Rating details · ratings · 21 reviews. Poland suffered an exceedingly brutal Nazi occupation during the Second World War. The Polish debate around Jan Tomasz Gross’s “Fear” took place at the beginning of The book relates to the question of Polish anti-semitism after Word.
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And in some extend he made it An astounding and painful read; one long argument that leads to an utterly convincing and unforgettable conclusion. It turned out that he had gone to visit a friend wtrach a town from which his family had recently moved.
Boy scouts, policemen, soldiers, mothers and fathers took part in the bloodshed and murder that occurred here. He added that Poland’s Ambassador to Germany addressed a letter of protest to the editors of Die Welt. It is no such thing. The building, it was discovered later, had no basement. Let’s also have a little perspective on the Jewish postwar deaths p.
Hardcoverpages. Archived from the original on 1 October Chad rated it really liked it Aug 11, Anglophone Internet memes and their Polish versions Humour and cultural references in constrained translation. The latter subsequently became a mainstay in the roundup and killings of Jews throughout German-occupied Poland. Furthermore, the author Chodakiewicz finds fault with both Poles and Jews.
Peter Lang International Academic Publishers. It more of an academic work, a hugely important one, that should be read by as wide an stracy as possible. The footnotes may put off some readers but An astounding and painful read; one long argument that leads to an utterly convincing strah unforgettable conclusion.
But despite the calamity shared by Poland’s Jews and non-Jews, anti-Semitic violence did not stop in Poland with the end of the war.
The case is especially interesting for three reasons: That is, they felt it’s not as primitive and prevalent but that this book has someh The absolute worst in human capacity for cruelty and violence.
Artur Lipian rated it liked it Jun 25, Just interesting to think about Polish Jews and their issues wtrach it. Did not Poles see much more intimately than other Europeans what the Nazi system of mass murder was like, since Poland Jan T. The Roman, Tacitus, wrote: After finishing dtrach book, I’m inclined to adopt a world view in which people are nothing more than animals that have words, oh so many words, to justify their animalistic griss.
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Scholar Directorylibraries. Jews were also blamed for the Communism that oppressed Poland in the aftermath of WWII, even though proportionally few Jews held positions of authority.
His themes –ethnic cleansing, dispossession of a people, material gain following on persecution of the suspect group, the bureaucratic processes by which such theft is legitimated, perpetrators evading justice—are still all too familiar. Tomlinson ’16 and ’48 Professor of War and Society. There are too many fallacies, non sequiturs, and ridiculous assertions in this book to even begin addressing here.
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They all automatically assume that: What it boils down to is an inescapable human meanness that makes people who have been hurt take their aggressions out on those who have suffered even more. When the surviving Jews returned to their hometowns in Poland after the war ended, leading Polish intellectuals were shocked and scandalized by the recurring postwar manifestations of popular anti-Semitism. I thought he did a marvellous job, writing in a balanced way about instances of inexplicable horror after WWII had ended.
Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. The Jews who returned from the flames of the Holocaust reminded Poles of their own sins. The Polish poet Czeslaw Milosz said that Poland’s Communist rulers fulfilled the dream of Polish nationalists by bringing into existence an ethnically pure state.
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What happened to Poland before, during, and after WWII is such a complex mixture of political, social, psychological, and religious factors, that a complete explanation of anti-Semitism in Poland after Auschwitz may be too difficult a task to achieve. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Polandcaused controversy because it addressed the role of local Poles in stgach massacre. A Comment on Jan T. Some effort of Poles to “finish Hitler’s work”! After all, did not ethnic Poles and Polish Jews both suffer horrifically during the Nazi years?
Gross political scientist Norman Finkelstein accused Gross of exploiting the Holocaust. Rather, it developed in the context of the Holocaust and the Communist takeover: Jul 05, Betsy rated it really liked it Shelves: To ask other readers questions about Fearplease sign up.