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Exile and Otherness

New Approaches to the Experience of the Nazi Refugees


Alexander Stephan

Contents: Alexander Stephan: Introduction – Paul Reitter: Comparative Literature in Exile: Said and Auerbach – Kader Konuk: Jewish-German Philologists in Turkish Exile: Leo Spitzer and Erich Auerbach – Thomas Pekar: Experiences of Delocalization and Katabasis in the Literature of Exile and the Early Postwar Period in Germany – Susanne Wiedemann: «Bobby Soxers», Chewing Gum, and Spencer Tracy in Exile: German Jewish Refugees Encounter American Culture in Shanghai – Edwige Brender: «Neither as a cowboy nor as a goldhunter, but simply as a refugee»: Franz Werfel’s Debate with his American Publishers, Translators, and Adapters – Sture Packalén: From the «Third Reich» to the «Third Space»: Paul Celan, Erich Fried, and Peter Weiss – Barbara McCloskey: Cartographies of Exile – Beatrice von Bormann: Traces of Exile in Art: Max Beckmann and Herbert Fiedler in the Netherlands, 1939-1945 – Benjamin Robinson: Klaus Mann’s Hotel Reservations – Andrea Hammel: The Kaleidoscope of Elsewhereness in Women’s Exile Writing: Martina Wied’s Das Krähennest and Anna Gmeyner’s Café du Dôme – Sven Kramer: Belated Exile in H. G. Adler’s Novel Die unsichtbare Wand – Liesbeth Haagdorens: Displacements of Exile in Albert Drach’s Novel Unsentimentale Reise – David Kettler: The Symbolic Uses of Exile: Erich Kahler at The Ohio State University.