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Author Konuk, Kader.

Title East-West mimesis [electronic resource] : Auerbach in Turkey / Kader Konuk.

Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2010.

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 299 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Humanism goes east -- Turkish humanism -- Mimicry in modern Turkey : the place of German and Turkish Jews -- Germany on the Bosporus : Nazi conspiracies and émigré politics -- Writing Mimesis in Istanbul -- Epilogue : Turkey's humanist legacy.
Summary 'East West Mimesis' follows the plight of German-Jewish humanists who escaped Nazi persecution by seeking exile in a Muslim-dominated society. Kader Konuk asks why philologists like Erich Auerbach found humanism at home in Istanbul at the very moment it was banished from Europe.
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Subject Auerbach, Erich, 1892-1957.
Auerbach, Erich, 1892-1957.
Literary historians -- Turkey -- Istanbul.
Philologists -- Turkey -- Istanbul.
Jewish refugees -- Turkey -- Istanbul.
Humanism -- Turkey -- History -- 20th century.
Turkey -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Europe -- Intellectual life -- Turkish influences.
Turkey -- Civilization -- Western influences.
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Konuk, Kader. East-West mimesis. Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2010 9780804769747 (DLC) 2009048662 (OCoLC)467927647
ISBN 9780804775755 (electronic bk.)
0804775753 (electronic bk.)