Hitler's War Poets: Literature and Politics in the Third Reich by Jay W. Baird
Hitler's War Poets: Literature and Politics in the Third Reich
Author: Jay W. Baird
Title: Hitler's War Poets: Literature and Politics in the Third Reich
ISBN10: 0521145635
ISBN13: 978-0521145633
Format: .PDF .EPUB .FB2
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (July 31, 2009)
Language: English
Size pdf: 1481 kb
Size epub: 1765 kb
Rating: 3.7 ✪
Votes: 513
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Poetry
Jay W. Baird comes to grips with a theme which has been generally avoided by over two generations of scholars and literary critics. He demonstrates how poets and writers responded enthusiastically to Hitler's summons to artists to create a cultural revolution commensurate with the political radicalism of the new state, thereby affirming the centrality of renewed German culture. Hitler's War Poets focuses on the lives and the works of six leading conservative, anti-communist yet revolutionary authors who articulated the dream of World War I veterans to form a socially just national community.