Deutschland, Deutschland über alles

Deutschland Deutschland ber alles Ein Bilderbuch von Kurt Tucholsky und vielen Fotografen

  • Title: Deutschland, Deutschland über alles
  • Author: Kurt Tucholsky
  • ISBN: 9783499146114
  • Page: 499
  • Format: Paperback
  • Ein Bilderbuch von Kurt Tucholsky und vielen Fotografen

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    About " Kurt Tucholsky "

  • Kurt Tucholsky

    Kurt Tucholsky was a German Jewish journalist, satirist and writer He also wrote under the pseudonyms Kaspar Hauser, Peter Panter, Theobald Tiger and Ignaz Wrobel Born in Berlin Moabit, he moved to Paris in 1924 and then to Sweden in 1930.Tucholsky was one of the most important journalists of the Weimar Republic As a politically engaged journalist and temporary co editor of the weekly magazine Die Weltb hne he proved himself to be a social critic in the tradition of Heinrich Heine He was simultaneously a satirist, an author of satirical political revues, a songwriter and a poet He saw himself as a left wing democrat and pacifist and warned against anti democratic tendencies above all in politics, the military and justice and the threat of National Socialism His fears were confirmed when the Nazis came to power in 1933 his books were listed on the Nazi s censorship as Entartete Kunst Degenerate Art and burned, and he lost his German citizenship.

  • 647 Comments

  • Intelligent if heavy-handed satire. Humorous? Well German political writing isn't famous for splitting your sides, is it?Knowing that Heartfield collaborated I was expecting more interesting and arty photo-collage as shown on the cover, but mostly it was ordinary archival photography of soldiers, etc.A bit disappointing as a read-for-entertainment, but interesting as an historical object. The English translation has reasonably good explanatory notes, which is fortunate because many of the events [...]


  • Published in 1929, this book gives voice to Tucholsky's frustrations with the Weimar era. Many of his observations unfortunately were given life four years later. It is scary when one considers the similarities with the United States today. His last essay Heimat, however, explains why, despite his criticisms, he still loved Germany.


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