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The Némirovsky question the life, death, and legacy of a Jewish writer in twentieth-century France by Susan Rubin Suleiman

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Jewish women,
  • French Novelists,
  • Biography,
  • Jews

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementSusan Rubin Suleiman
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2627.E4 S85 2016
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 357 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Number of Pages357
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27223006M
ISBN 10030017196X
ISBN 109780300171969
OCLC/WorldCa946481706

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Irene Nemirovsky, Trans., Sandra Smith, Random House pp. ISBN Summary An extraordinary novel of life under Nazi occupation—recently discovered and published 64 years after the author's death in Auschwitz. In the early s, Irène Némirovsky was a . Irène Némirovsky. Suite Française. – WINNER OF FRANCE'S PRIX RENAUDOT - "A book of exceptional literary quality it has the kind of intimacy found in the diary of Anne Frank."-The Times Literary Supplement "Heroic a novel about a nightmare in which the author is entirely embedded."-ANITA BROOKNER, The Spectator "An exceptionally forceful and frank testimony a real find. "The Nemirovsky Question is a rare kind of book that combines history, biography and literary commentary to illuminate a controversial figure. It comes full circle with Suleiman's very first book on the ideological novel and shares qualities that mark all of her works: a gift for clear argument, convincing reading, and wisdom-about life and. Irène Némirovsky (French: [iʁɛn nemiʁɔfski]; 24 February – 17 August ) was a novelist of Ukrainian Jewish origin who was born in Kiev, Ukraine under the Russian lived more than half her life in France, and wrote in French, but was denied French ed as a Jew under the racial laws – which did not take into account her conversion to Roman Catholicism.

  The Némirovsky Question Susan Suleiman Jewish Book Week. Irène Némirovsky was a literary superstar of the s and s but a controversial figure in her lifetime, seen by some as a self-hating Jew. Are there any answers to these questions? Come along and find out. Book tickets Find out more. Rock ‘n’ Roll Politics Mon 19 Oct 7pm. Suite française (French pronunciation: [sɥit fʁɑ̃sɛːz]; 'French Suite') is the title of a planned sequence of five novels by Irène Némirovsky, a French writer of Ukrainian-Jewish origin. In July , having just completed the first two of the series, Némirovsky was arrested as a Jew and detained at Pithiviers and then Auschwitz, where she was murdered, a victim of the Holocaust.   Monday, Novem - PM - Monday, Novem - PM Add to Calendar The Némirovsky Question: The Life, Death, and Legacy of a Jewish Writer in Twentieth-Century France The lecture is open to all but please register by completing this form until Novem Susan Rubin Suleiman will discuss her new book on Irène Némirovsky. Irène Némirovsky achieved early success as a writer: her first novel, David Golder, published when she was twenty-six, was a sensation. By she had published nine Irène Némirovsky was born in Kiev in into a successful banking family/5.