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Title: English and German Nationalist and Anti-Semitic Discourse, 1871-1945
Edited By: Geraldine Theresa Horan
Felicity Rash
Daniel Wildmann
Series Title: German Linguistic and Cultural Studies - Band 25

This volume contains selected papers from an international conference of the same name held at Queen Mary, University of London, on 10-11 November 2010. The contributions from scholars working in the fields of modern political and cultural history, political science, modern European literature and linguistics provide interdisciplinary perspectives on nationalism and anti-Semitism in English- and German- language contexts from the beginning of the German Second Reich (1871) to the end of World War II (1945). Some articles examine critically theoretical constructs used to justify and defend anti-Semitism in Germany, focusing on the realms of science, music, the press and film. Others discuss the role of anti-Semitism in constructing völkisch-nationalist notions of ‘German’ identity, as well as discourses of German colonialism. As a counterpart to German perspectives, several articles chart contemporary British reactions to German anti-Semitism and radical nationalism.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Subject Language(s): German
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783034302586
Pages: 264
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ISBN-13: 9783035304107
Pages: 264
Prices: U.S. $ 73.95
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Europe EURO 56.25