Hans Keller and Internment (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
224
Utgivningsdatum
2010-05-01
Förlag
Plumbago Books and Arts
Medarbetare
Wintle, Christopher (red.)
Illustrationer
Illustrations
Dimensioner
234 x 158 x 25 mm
Vikt
748 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780955608773
Hans Keller and Internment (inbunden)

Hans Keller and Internment

The Development of an Emigre Musician

Inbunden Engelska, 2010-05-01
689
Skickas inom 7-10 vardagar.
Fri frakt inom Sverige för privatpersoner.
Boken kan tyvärr inte levereras innan julafton.
Finns även som
Visa alla 1 format & utgåvor
After World War II, the musical life of Britain was transformed by the Hitler emigres. None was more influential than the writer and broadcaster Hans Keller who arrived in London from Vienna in 1938. Although his thought was grounded in the work of Kant and Freud, he devoted himself to music after hearing Benjamin Britten's Peter Grimes. His remarkable development was accelerated during the nine months he spent in British internment camps, where from 1940 onwards the deracinated flower of European culture was confined . This book sets the story of Keller's internment in the context of what is still a too-little remembered part of British wartime history and traces its remarkable effects in the decade following his release as he gradually found his niche in London life. It includes several important texts, including that of his famous broadcast on the Kristallnacht, 'Vienna 1938', a selection of poignant letters from his two camps (in translation) and ends with a spirited memoir by Donald Mitchell of 'Hans Keller in the Early Years'. It is a remarkable and elegant contribution to our understanding both of Keller's development and of Britain in the 1940s.
Visa hela texten

Passar bra ihop

  1. Hans Keller and Internment
  2. +
  3. Hans Keller 1919 - 1985

De som köpt den här boken har ofta också köpt Hans Keller 1919 - 1985 av Alison Garnham, Susi Woodhouse (häftad).

Köp båda 2 för 1058 kr

Kundrecensioner

Har du läst boken? Sätt ditt betyg »

Recensioner i media

It is [...] fascinating to trace the emergence of the kind of 'Kellerism' that became such a strong feature of his journalism and scholarship from the letters [...] which he wrote as an internee. MUSICAL TIMES Keller is a very important figure in twentieth-century music in his own right [...] Alison Garnham's book has additional merit as a pioneering study of internment camps, an insidious institution that is overshadowed by its more mediagenic cousin the concentration camp. ON AN OVERGROWN PATH [P]resents a detailed and considered account of life for a musical emigre in the uncertain early days of the war. JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR MUSICOLOGY IN IRELAND

Bloggat om Hans Keller and Internment