- (1873–1933)German novelist. Wasserman strove for a fusion of German and Jewish culture and was opposed to a separate Jewish identity, but changed his views when the Nazis burnt his books. Among his well- known novels were Caspar Hauser (1928; German original 1908), The Goose Man (1922; German original 1915), The World’s Illusion (1920; German original 1919) and The Mauritius Case (1929; German original 1928). He published an autobiography, My Life as German and as Jew (1933; German original 1921).
Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament. Joan Comay . 2012.
Look at other dictionaries:
Wasserman, Jakob — (1873 1934) German novelist. He was born in Furth, and from 1898 lived in Vienna. His works include My Life as a German and Jew, The Jews of Zirndorf Caspar Hauser, The Goose Man and The Maurizius Case … Dictionary of Jewish Biography
Jakob Wasserman — Karl Jakob Wasserman (1873 1934) was a German novelist who felt closed out from the general German society because of his Jewish identity. This tension between being a German and a Jew is the theme of his classic My life as German and a Jew… … Wikipedia
Liste der Biografien/Was — Biografien: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q … Deutsch Wikipedia
Wassermann — is a German surname meaning waterman and may refer to:* August von Wassermann, a German bacteriologist * Ehren Wassermann, a Major League Baseball pitcher * Jakob Wassermann, a Jewish German writer and novelist * Zbigniew Wassermann, Polish… … Wikipedia
Europe, history of — Introduction history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… … Universalium
Liste jiddischer Schriftsteller — Liste jiddischsprachiger Dichter und Schriftsteller Inhaltsverzeichnis A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Lajzer Ajchenrand (1911 1985) … Deutsch Wikipedia
Yiddish theatre — consists of plays written and performed primarily by Jews in Yiddish, the language of the Eastern European Ashkenazi Jewish community. The range of Yiddish theatre is broad: operetta, musical comedy, and satiric or nostalgic revues; melodrama;… … Wikipedia
Medical analysis of circumcision — Numerous medical studies have examined the effects of male circumcision with mixed opinions regarding the benefits and risks of the procedure. Opponents of circumcision say it is medically unnecessary, is unethical when performed on newborns, is… … Wikipedia
L'Affaire Maurizius, — est un film réalisé par Julien Duvivier en 1954. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribution 4 Lien externe … Wikipédia en Français
L'affaire Maurizius — est un film réalisé par Julien Duvivier en 1954. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribution 4 Lien externe … Wikipédia en Français