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Shylock in Germany

Antisemitism and the German Theatre from the Enlightenment to the Nazis

by Andrew G. Bonnell

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Published by Tauris Academic Studies .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • European history: from c 1900 -,
  • Jewish studies,
  • Theatre, drama,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Germany,
  • Europe - Germany,
  • Theater - General,
  • Performing Arts / Theater / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11911356M
    ISBN 101845115570
    ISBN 109781845115579

    So struck were they by the myriad symbols of power in Nazi Germany that they chose to dress the taunting Solario and Salarino in uniforms (long-sleeved, collared shirts with black chestbands and military pins borrowed from grandfathers). Shylock and Tubal were hunched and dressed in rags, as befitted their theme of appearances and : Philip Hermansen.   The production of William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice now running at Theatre Banshee in Burbank, California (part of greater Los Angeles) is vibrant and refreshing. It revels in the.


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: Shylock in Germany: Antisemitism and the German Theatre from the Enlightenment to the Nazis (): Bonnell, Andrew G.: BooksCited by: 7. Name. Shylock is not a Jewish name.

However, some scholars believe it probably derives from the biblical name Shalah, which is שלח (Shelach) in is the grandson of Shem and the father of Eber, biblical progenitor of Hebrew peoples.

All the names of Jewish characters in the play derive from minor figures listed in genealogies in the Book of Genesis. Shylock has traditionally been one of Shakespeare's most provocative and analyzed characters. In his new book, "Shylock: A Legend and Its Legacy," to be.

"Operation Shylock" can be read in a lot of different ways. It can be read as the author insists, (tongue in cheek) as a factual account of Philip Roth's involvement with the Mossad during an espionage mission he carried out in Athens/5.

Shylock is My Name by Howard Jacobson, book review 1/2 Shakespeare retold: Salanio and Salarino meet Shylock on a street in a watercolour by Sir John Gilbert, RAAuthor: Lucasta Miller. The Merchant of Venice is a 16th-century play written by William Shakespeare in which a merchant in Venice named Antonio defaults on a large loan provided by a Jewish moneylender, is believed to have been written between and Although classified as a comedy in the First Folio and sharing certain aspects with Shakespeare's other romantic comedies, the play is most Place premiered: Court of King James.

**SHYLOCK IN GERMANY** [17] The sort of masterful snubbing, to which every British sojourner in Germany is systematically subjected as long as his temper will stand the pressure steadfastly exercised upon it by Teutons desirous of correcting his errors, and indefatigable in their amiable endeavours to open his eyes to their own surpassing merits, is, I am bound to confess, not infrequently.

Wrestling with Shylock: Jewish Responses to The Merchant of Shylock in Germany book, edited by Edna Nahshon and Michael Shapiro (Cambridge University Press, ). Ina global wave of anti-Semitic incidents led Orson Welles, known for his daring Shakespeare productions, to cancel his plans to star in The Merchant of Venice even though playing Shylock had been his lifelong ambition.

Precarious Figurations focuses on Shylock in Germany book reception of Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice in twentieth- and twenty-first-century Germany. Looking at theatrical practices and critical or scholarly discourses from the Weimar Republic to the new millennium, the book explores why the play has served simultaneously as a vehicle for the actualization of anti-Semitic tropes and as a staging ground for.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current Shylock in Germany book, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Shylock's career in Germany after was neither as conspicuous nor as unambiguous as one might expect. Using archival research and drawing on much primary source material, Bonnell does not confine the book to theatre history only, but instead uses the changing portrayal of Shylock to analyse German cultural attitudes towards Jews over time.

Shylock adds, however, that should the loan go unpaid, Shylock will be entitled to a pound of Antonio’s own flesh. Despite Bassanio’s warnings, Antonio agrees. In Shylock’s own household, his servant Launcelot decides to leave Shylock’s service to work for Bassanio, and Shylock’s daughter Jessica schemes to elope with Antonio’s.

Das Shylock-Syndrom, oder, Die Dramaturgie der Barbarei (German Edition) (German) Hardcover – January 1, Reviewed in Germany on Septem Verified Purchase. Ich hatte nun schon viel über den Kaufmann von Venedig und Shylock gelesen.

Schwanitz ist ja auch ein manischer Leser gewesen und kennt natürlich die gesamte Literatur.3/5(1). Playful, melancholic and always crackling with literary invention, Shylock Must Die shows off the full spectrum of Clive Sinclair’s talents as a short story writer. In true Sinclair tradition, the stories are spun across a broad canvas, stretching all the way from sixteenth century Venice to 5/5(15).

Wrestling with Shylock - edited by Edna Nahshon March The Merchant of Venice on the German Stage and the “Buchenwald” Production in Weimar.

from Part III - The Stage By Gad Kaynar-Kissinger; Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. Wrestling with Shylock Author: Gad Kaynar-Kissinger. About the Book. Throughout much of European history, Jews have been strongly associated with commerce and the money trade, rendered both visible and vulnerable, like Shakespeare's Shylock, by their economic distinctiveness.

Shylock's Children tells the story of Jewish perceptions of this economic difference and its effects on modern Jewish. THEATER; Shylock and Nazi Propaganda.

By JOHN GROSS. Shylock has traditionally been one of Shakespeare's most provocative and analyzed characters. In his new book, "Shylock: A Legend and Its Legacy," to be published this week by Simon & Schuster, John Gross traces the history of File Size: 25KB.

The fact that The Merchant of Venice was a favorite of Nazi Germany certainly lends credence to the charge of anti-Semitism. Between and. Twenty years ago, studying The Merchant of Venice at school, I was delighted when my English teacher picked me to perform Shylock.

It took me a while to realise that this gender-blind casting (admittedly, it was an all girls’ school) was racially specific, owing nothing to my skill as an actress but rather to the fact that I was one of only a handful of Jewish students in my year.

Operation Shylock: A Confession by Roth, Philip and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Throughout much of European history, Jews have been strongly associated with commerce and the money trade, rendered both visible and vulnerable, like Shakespeare's Shylock, by their economic distinctiveness.

Shylock's Children tells the story of Jewish perceptions of this economic difference and its effects on modern Jewish identity.

Derek Penslar explains how Jews in modern Europe developed. Shakespeare's Shylock in The Merchant of Venice-the epitome of money-grabbing avarice and cruelty-is, Arnold Wesker believes, "a libel on the Jews" and a reflection of Elizabethan racism. Wesker, one of Britain's most revered playwrights, decided to create a counter portrait to the Bard's Author: Arnold Wesker.

Shylock's Daughter book. Read 25 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. focusing on Jessica (Shylock's daughter, natch), Shylock himself, and other familiar and new characters who live in the Jewish ghetto of Venice. German writer Mirjam Pressler is the author of several novels that have won awards in her native Germany /5.

The absurdity of the book’s narrative, however, raises serious questions about Roth’s claims of veracity. The book takes its name from the character of Shylock in William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice. Shylock is a Jewish moneylender who seeks revenge against his Christian rival. There, They Could Say, Is the Jew Date: April 4,Sunday, Late Edition - Final Byline: By Louis Simpson; Lead: SHYLOCK A Legend and Its Legacy.

By John rated. New York: Simon & Schuster. $ Text: INCharles Macklin persuaded the Drury Lane Theater in London to put on "The Merchant of Venice.".

‘The Merchant of Venice’ - Shylock Character Study Shakespeare’s play ‘The Merchant of Venice’ starts off in Venice with Shylock as a simple money lender. His intentions seem reasonable to begin with, he sounds a nice man then he does a soliloquy saying how much hatred he has for Antonio, the Christian who treated him disrespectfully.

Babette Deutsch, writing about Shylock, notes: “The Jews were not so much the bankers of the Christians as their creatures, hunted and tormented only less systematically than in Nazi Germany.” A student might wish to refer to the ADL teacher’s guide, entitled “Writings of the Nazi Holocaust,” and report on ^ parallels between.

The Merchant of Venice has inspired a certain ambivalence through much of its four-century history, and that ambivalence is sharply inscribed in the changing interpretations of the play. What is more surprising is that it has been one of Shakespeare’s two most popular plays (the second being Hamlet), as the English literary critic John Gross shows through careful documentation in his highly.

Philip Roth. Operation Shylock. In this fiendishly imaginative book (which may or may not be fiction), Philip Roth meets a man who may or may not be Philip Roth. Because someone with that name has been touring Israel, promoting a bizarre reverse exodus of the Jews. Roth is intent on stopping him, even if that means impersonating his own impersonator.

[Shylock Is My Name] is a moving, disturbing and compelling riposte to the blithe resolution offered in the urtext."--Sydney Morning Herald (Australia) "Jacobson treats Shylock less as a product of Shakespeare's culture and imagination than as a real historical figure emblematic of Jewish experience--an approach that gives the novel peculiar 4/5().

Early life and academic pursuits. Philip Roth was born in Newark, New Jersey, on Maand grew up at 81 Summit Avenue in the Weequahic neighborhood.

He was the second child of Bess (née Finkel) and Herman Roth, an insurance broker. Roth's family was Jewish, and his parents were second-generation 's father's parents came from Kozlov near Lviv (then Lemberg) in Austrian Education: Bucknell University (BA), University of.

I always had a low opinion of it among Shakespeare’s work because of the anti-Semitism – Shylock, the villain, as a Jewish caricature – despite its plus points (mainly Portia). Then I saw a production of The Merchant of Venice done in s dress. Shylock is given the opportunity for payback when the Christian merchant Antonio cannot pay back a debt owed him.

Antonio has pledged a pound of his own flesh as surety and Shylock demands it. He doesn't get it because his own daughter, who has converted to Christianity, defeats him in court.3/5(1). "I'm Shylock," he announced, as I handed him a prayer book.

What a homecoming: the infamous Jewish moneylender who converted to Christianity by. Jun 7, - Explore hatcherjp's board "SHYLOCK" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about The merchant of venice, Venice and Shakespeare pins. Philip Roth OPERATION SHYLOCK A Confession 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover New York Simon & Schuster Near Fine in a Very Good+ price clipped dust Seller Rating: % positive.

Shylock's Childrentells the story of Jewish perceptions of this economic difference and its effects on modern Jewish identity. Derek Penslar explains how Jews in modern Europe developed the notion of a distinct "Jewish economic man," an image that grew ever more complex and nuanced between the eighteenth and twentieth centuries.

Shylock – to ban or not to ban. There were no less than 50 productions of The Merchant of Venice in Nazi Germany during Hitler’s first six years in power. Understandably, the fuhrer saw it. Shylock for a Summer by Diana Valk and a great selection of related books, shylock summer.

Edit Your Search. Results (1 - 7) Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. Dust Jacket in good condition. William Shakespeare’s plays are among the world’s finest examples of English prose.

While the authorship of The Merchant of Venice remains a matter of dispute, what the Bard (or the Earl of Oxford, Sir Francis Bacon, Christopher Marlowe or other possible scribes) had in mind for the character Shylock has long been a popular topic for debate. The Jewish moneylender in the Shakespearean Author: Michael Taube.

Andrew Bonnell is an Associate Professor at the University of Queensland. Publications include The People's Stage in Imperial Germany, Shylock in Germany, and a.

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Antonio agrees, but he, in turn, must borrow from the Jewish moneylender Shylock. As recourse for past ills, Shylock stipulates that the.The Merchant of Venice is not only about an unpaid debt but also about the estrangement of Jews from Christian society and their desire for belonging.

It has been one of Shakespeare's most controversial plays and analysts have debated for a long time whether it is an anti-Semitic play or simply a play about anti-Semitism that reflects the.