Gollancz, Sir Victor

   English publisher. Though his family included distinguished rabbis and Jewish scholars, Gollancz turned away from Judaism and became the leading British publisher of socialist literature. In 1936 he formed the influential Left Book Club, together with Harold LASKI and John Strachey. Gollancz himself wrote copiously on political subjects.

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  • GOLLANCZ, SIR VICTOR — (1893–1967), English publisher and author. The grandson of a ḥazzan and nephew of Rabbi sir hermann gollancz and sir israel gollancz , Victor Gollancz early rejected his family s religious Orthodoxy and all middle class conservatism. Appalled by… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Gollancz, Sir Victor — born April 9, 1893, London, Eng. died Feb. 8, 1967, London British publisher, writer, and humanitarian. Born to a family of orthodox Jews, Gollancz evolved a religious outlook strongly influenced by Christian ethics. In 1928 he founded the… …   Universalium

  • Gollancz, Sir Victor — (9 abr. 1893, Londres, Inglaterra–8 feb. 1967, Londres). Editor, escritor y filántropo británico. Nacido en una familia de judíos ortodoxos, Gollancz evolucionó hacia una visión religiosa muy influida por la ética cristiana. En 1928 fundó la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Víctor — (del lat. «victor», vencedor) m. e interj. Vítor. * * * víctor. (Del lat. victor, vencedor). interj. vítor. U. t. c. s. * * * Víctor, san ► Nombre de varios papas y antipapas. ► Víctor I, san (m. 199) Pontífice romano en 189 199. Combatió el… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • sir — /serr/, n. 1. a respectful or formal term of address used to a man: No, sir. 2. (cap.) the distinctive title of a knight or baronet: Sir Walter Scott. 3. (cap.) a title of respect for some notable personage of ancient times: Sir Pandarus of Troy …   Universalium

  • victor — /vik teuhr/, n. 1. a person who has overcome or defeated an adversary; conqueror. 2. a winner in any struggle or contest. 3. a word used in communications to represent the letter V. [1300 50; ME < L, equiv. to vic , var. s. of vincere to conquer… …   Universalium

  • Victor — /vik teuhr/, n. 1. an ancient Roman epithet variously applied to Jupiter, Mars, and Hercules. 2. Mil. the NATO name for a class of nuclear powered Soviet attack submarines. 3. a male given name. * * * (as used in expressions) Berger Victor Louis… …   Universalium

  • sir — (Voz inglesa.) ► sustantivo masculino Tratamiento honorífico empleado por los británicos. * * * sir (ingl.; pronunc. [ser]) m. *Tratamiento de respeto usado en Inglaterra delante de un nombre de hombre o para dirigirse a la persona de que se… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Victor Gollancz — (* 9. April 1893 in London; † 8. Februar 1967 ebenda) war ein britisch jüdischer Verleger, Sozialdemokrat, Humanist und Kämpfer für die Menschenrechte. Er war ein früher Hitler Gegner und ein Kritiker der Behandlung der Deutschen nach dem Zweiten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Victor Gollancz — Sir Victor Gollancz (April 9 1893 ndash;February 8 1967) was a British publisher, socialist, and humanitarian.Early lifeBorn in Maida Vale, London, he was the son of a wholesale jeweller and nephew of Rabbi Professor Sir Hermann Gollancz and… …   Wikipedia

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