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The Resource Asylum, by Moriz Scheyer ; translated, with an epilogue, essay and notes, by the author's grandson, P.N. Singer

Asylum, by Moriz Scheyer ; translated, with an epilogue, essay and notes, by the author's grandson, P.N. Singer

Label
Asylum
Title
Asylum
Statement of responsibility
by Moriz Scheyer ; translated, with an epilogue, essay and notes, by the author's grandson, P.N. Singer
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
In 1943, Moriz Scheyer was in hiding at a convent in the Dordogne when he began drafting 'Asylum', the extraordinarily tense, moving and at times almost miraculous account of his persecution in Vienna and flight to wartime France. An arts editor for Vienna's principal newspaper before the German invasion in 1938, Scheyer was friends with some of the city's great artists, from Stefan Zweig to Gustav Mahler, and an important literary journalist in his own right. Here he turns his acerbic wit and critical eye to his own remarkable experiences, tracing events from the Anschluss in Austria to Paris immediately pre-war and under occupation; the Exodus from Paris to life in two different concentration camps; an escape attempt, contact with the Resistance, and, finally, a dramatic rescue and clandestine life in a convent
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Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1886-1949
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Scheyer, Moriz
Dewey number
  • 940.5'318'092
  • 940.5'318'092
  • 940.5'318'092
  • 940.5'318'092
  • 940.5318092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1962-
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Singer, P. N.
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  • Scheyer, Moriz
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Jews
  • Warfare and Defence
Label
Asylum, by Moriz Scheyer ; translated, with an epilogue, essay and notes, by the author's grandson, P.N. Singer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • This translation originally published: 2016
  • Translated from the German
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781781256008
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9781781256008
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
Label
Asylum, by Moriz Scheyer ; translated, with an epilogue, essay and notes, by the author's grandson, P.N. Singer
Publication
Note
  • This translation originally published: 2016
  • Translated from the German
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781781256008
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9781781256008
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)

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