Mai sunt
00
00
00
00
X
Categorii:
inchide meniul
Cadouri de Mos Craciun
Cadouri pentru ea
L-V 08:00 - 20:00 0371.781.781

Deposition, 1940-1944

4.67

135.1  Lei 158.94  Lei

sau 13510 de puncte. Detalii.

Indisponibil

Cod: BRT9780190499549

An aparitie: 2018

Autor: Leon Werth

Categoria: Literature

Data aparitie: 16052018

Editie: cartonata

Editura: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS ACADEM

Format: 165 x 238 x 31 mm

Limba: English

Nr. pagini: 368

Tip: Hardback

Completati formularul de mai jos pentru a fi anuntat cand acest produs revine pe stoc.

Transport Gratuit peste 50 de lei
Puncte de fidelitate
30 de Zile Drept de Retur
 

Historians agree: the diary of Leon Werth (1878-1955) is one of the most precious-and readable-pieces of testimony ever written about life in France under Nazi occupation and the Vichy regime. Werth was a free-spirited, unclassifiable writer, the author of eleven novels, art and dance criticism, acerbic political reporting, and memorable personal essays. He was Jewish, and left Paris in June 1940 to hide out in his wife's country house in Saint-Amour, a small
village in the Jura Mountains: his short memoir, 33 Days recounts his struggle to get there. Deposition tells of daily life in the village, on nearby farms and towns, and finally back in Paris, where he draws the portrait of a Resistance network in his apartment and writes an eyewitness report of the
insurrection that freed the city in August, 1944.

From Saint-Amour, we see both the Resistance in the countryside, derailing troop trains, punishing notorious collaborators-and growing repression: arrests, torture, deportation, and executions. Above all, we see how Vichy and the Occupation affect the lives of farmers and villagers and how their often contradictory attitudes evolve from 1940-1944. Werth's ear for dialogue and novelist's gift for creating characters animate the diary: in the markets and in town, we meet real French peasants and
shopkeepers, railroad men and the patronne of the cafe at the station, schoolteachers and gendarmes. They come off the page alive, and the countryside and villages come alive with them.

With biting irony, Werth records, almost daily, what Vichy-German propaganda was saying on the radio and in the press. And we follow the progress of the war as people did then, day by day. These entries make interesting, often amusing reading, a stark contrast with his gripping entries on the persecution and deportation of the Jews. Deposition is a varied, complex, piece of living history, and a pleasure to read.

Cartea Deposition, 1940-1944 face parte din categoria Literature a librariei online Libris.ro si este scrisa de Leon Werth.
Livrarea se face din stocul furnizorului nostru din UK in aproximativ 15 zile lucratoare. Transportul este gratuit prin curier rapid, oriunde in Romania, pentru orice comanda de minimum 50 de lei. Pentru orice solicitare sau informatie suplimentara apelati call center-ul Libris de luni pana vineri intre orele 8-20.


sus
Feedback Wishlist
-->