One Fair Daughter

One Fair Daughter Bruno Frank is one of that small group of writers others are Feuchtwanger Werfel and Thomas Mann who constitute in exile the modern German school of novelists The book covers the events of two gen

  • Title: One Fair Daughter
  • Author: Bruno Frank Claire Trask
  • ISBN: 9781199741318
  • Page: 311
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Bruno Frank is one of that small group of writers others are Feuchtwanger, Werfel, and Thomas Mann who constitute, in exile, the modern German school of novelists.The book covers the events of two generation in Poland from 1914 to 1939 In the person of a mother and her daughter are reflected the kaleidoscopic happenings in a country that has experienced such swings ofBruno Frank is one of that small group of writers others are Feuchtwanger, Werfel, and Thomas Mann who constitute, in exile, the modern German school of novelists.The book covers the events of two generation in Poland from 1914 to 1939 In the person of a mother and her daughter are reflected the kaleidoscopic happenings in a country that has experienced such swings of fortune as history can scarcely parallel elsewhere The novel was one of the first to explore the invasion of Poland by the Nazis and the incredible upheaval wrought on the inhabitants, especially but not limited to the Jews.

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    1. This novel was written during WWII in exile by an author whose works were among those burned by the nazis in the book burnings of May 10, 1933. Bruno Frank left Germany the following day never to return. In "One Fair Daughter" Frank accomplishes what Harriet Beecher Stow did in "Uncle tom's Cabin" which is to give the reader eyes from which to view prejudice first hand.The events take place in Poland leading up to and including the nazi invasion of September 1, 1939. This novel, published less t [...]

    2. Properly titled One Fair Daughter, this novel was written during WWII in exile by an author whose works were among those burned in the kristallnacht fires of early nazi Germany. Bruno Frank accomplishes what Harriet Beecher Stow did which is to give the reader eyes from which to view prejudice first hand.The writing is terrific especially given that this man was also a poet, a writer who made use of every nuance in the German language and now had to write a book he knew would be read primarily i [...]

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