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Author Kirby, Rachel.

Title The culturally complex individual : Franz Werfel's reflections on minority identity and historical depiction in The forty days of Musa Dagh / Rachel Kirby.

Published Lewisburg, Pa. : Bucknell University Press ; London : Associated University Presses, [1999]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  833.912 WERFEL/ KIRB GA7    AVAILABLE
Physical description 203 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-200) and index.
Contents 1. The Theme of Identity in the Works of Franz Werfel -- 2. Identity and the Historical Community in The Forty Days of Musa Dagh -- 3. Franz Werfel, the Historical Novel, and The Forty Days of Musa Dagh -- 4. Musa Dagh as a Participant in Dominant Discourses -- 5. Reception and Literary Response.
Summary "This book examines Franz Werfel's concerns regarding the status and possibilities of individual identities. Chapter one traces the development of his thoughts on identity as he explored such options as the human community, ethnicity and the Volk, national allegiances, and religious groups."--BOOK JACKET. "The remaining chapters are devoted to the 1933 novel Die vierzig Tage des Musa Dagh."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Werfel, Franz, 1890-1945. Vierzig Tage des Musa Dagh.
History in literature.
Minorities in literature.
Identity (Psychology) in literature.
Turkey -- In literature.
ISBN 0838753930 (alk. paper)