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Revolutionary socialism in the work of Ernst Toller

Richard Dove

Revolutionary socialism in the work of Ernst Toller

by Richard Dove

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Published by P. Lang in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Toller, Ernst, 1893-1939 -- Political and social views.,
  • Socialism in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 471-496.

    StatementRichard Dove.
    SeriesUtah studies in literature and linguistics ;, vol. 26, v. 26.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT2642.O65 Z64 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 496 p. ;
    Number of Pages496
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2721761M
    ISBN 100820403822
    LC Control Number86015267

      I Was A German: The Autobiography Of Ernst Toller [Toller, Ernst] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. I Was A German: The Autobiography Of Ernst Toller. Ernst Toller's Poems contain his complete "Poems of the Prisoners" and his first play "Die Wandlung" (Transformation). Ernst Toller was born in Samotschin, Province of Posen, Prussia in into a Jewish family. At the outbreak of World War I, he volunteered for military duty, spent thirteen months on the Western Front, and suffered a complete physical and psychological collapse.

    transformation by ernst toller Ernst Toller () began writing his first play in , after having served in the German army and then being discharged as “unfit for active service”. In he enlisted in the First Bavarian Foot Artillery Regimen and he was a patriotic enthusiast of the war effort. Revolutionary socialism in the work of Ernst Toller. Author: Dove, R. ISNI: X Awarding Body: University of Kent Current Institution: University of Kent Date of Award: Availability of Full Text: Full text unavailable from EThOS.

    Revolutionary Socialism in the Work of Ernst Toller. By RICHARD DOVE. (Utah Studies in Literature and Linguistics, 26) New York, Bern, and Frankfurt a.M.: Lang. xiv + pp. Sw. F. Ernst Toller was early translated into English and his plays were performed with considerable success. Masses and Man, translated by Vera Mandel, came out in. within the labour movement and, in any case, failed to work out a consistent and effective revolutionary strategy. Broué writes of the many heroic struggles of German workers: the antiwar strikes of and , the revolutionary overthrow of the Imperial government in , the waves of strikes and armed.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dove, Richard, Revolutionary socialism in the work of Ernst Toller. New York: P. Lang, © (OCoLC) Description: Ernst Toller's dramas are the product of reflection on his political experience.

This study analyses his ideology of revolutionary Socialism and its articulation in his literary work. It adopts a chronological approach, placing great importance on primary sources. Revolutionary Socialism in the Work of Ernst Toller by Richard Dove Book Resume: Ernst Toller's dramas are the product of reflection on his political experience.

This study analyses his ideology of revolutionary Socialism and its articulation in his literary work. UNSPECIFIED () REVOLUTIONARY SOCIALISM IN THE WORK OF TOLLER,ERNST - DOVE,R. QUINQUEREME-NEW STUDIES IN MODERN LANGUAGES, 11 (2). ISSN Research output not available from this repository, contact author.

As a socialist playwright, revolutionary president, and exile from the Nazis, Ernst Toller’s life and work demonstrated the importance of conviction in creativity.

Iconic theatre producer Erwin Piscator casts a shadow over his production of Toller’s Hoppla. Part of the Warwick Studies in the European Humanities book series (WSEH) Abstract. In his dramatisation of Ernst Toiler’s biography as a revolutionary, the playwright Tankred Dorst gives an unflattering, though not unsympathetic portrait of him.

Revolutionary Socialism in the Work of Ernst Toller (New York, Bern and Frankfurt,   In the ’s he [Ernst Toller] was a well-known stage author.

The language of his plays galloped in rhythm of an era driven by political upheavals and rapid technological progress. Ernst Toller’s work did not make it into the classical canon — but his life’s work was impressive.

“Dynamite in the machines. And in the. Ernst Toller (1 December – 22 May ) was a German left-wing playwright, best known for his Expressionist plays.

He served in for six days as President of the short-lived Bavarian Soviet Republic, after which he became the head of its was imprisoned for five years for his part in the armed resistance by the Soviet Republic to the central government in Berlin. Initially, the Bavarian Soviet Republic was ruled by USPD members such as Ernst Toller, and anarchists like anarchist writer Gustav Landauer, Silvio Gesell, and playwright Erichwho was also a playwright, described the revolution as the "Bavarian Revolution of Love".

Among the café society of Schwabing, the new government became known as "the regime of the coffeehouse anarchists.". Ernst Toller's first play "Transformation" is included here.

This is the first English translation of the important work - the Prelude plus 6 Stations. Prelude Toller First Station Second Station Third Station Fourth Station Fifth Station Sixth Station The expressionist movement described various European avant-garde art beginning around Revolutionary socialism in the work of Ernst Toller by Richard Dove (Book) Look through the bars: letters from prison, poems, and a new version of "The swallow book" by Ernst Toller (Book) Weimar Germany and the limits of political art: a study of the work of George Grosz and Ernst Toller.

The Swallow Book. In Toller wrote the lyric cycle that however insidious, will be a short transitional period. The revolutionary, socialist and republican energies which it will destroy will take years to rebuild." Of characteristic importance in judging the personality and the work of Ernst Toller is the fact that the period of.

In reading this in line with historical analysis of events Toller narrates, especially those of the German Revolution and Bavaria Republic, there is a certain incongruity.

This is largely because most of those sources are restrained in sympathy for what Toller represented and still represents. This is ironic as he is the antithesis of Nazism Reviews: 1.

Revolutionary Socialism in the Work of Enrst Toller. New York: Peter Lang, Kane,Martin. Weimar Germany and the Limits of Political Art:A Study of the Work of George Grosz and Ernst Toller. Scotland: Hutton Press, Ossar, Michael. Anarchism in the Dramas of Ernst Toller: The Realm of Necessity and the Realm of Freedom.

New York. 2 days ago  The poet, playwright and socialist revolutionary Ernst Toller, who was forced into exile and stripped of his citizenship when the Nazis took power inwrote much the same in his autobiography: “The people are tired of reason, tired of thought and reflection.

Ernst Toller, dramatist, poet, and political activist, who was a prominent exponent of Marxism and pacifism in Germany in the s. His Expressionist plays embodied his spirit of social protest.

Toller studied at Grenoble University in France but went back to Germany in to join the army. From inside the book. What people I Was a German: The Autobiography of Ernst Toller Ernst Toller Council cried Dachau dead death doctor door Eglhofer Eisner enemy eyes face father freedom French front Gerhart Hauptmann German German Revolution girl Government guard Gustav Landauer hand head heard Herr High Treason Kaiser Karlsfeld knew.

Terming Toller an anarchist is not without its difficulties; the term is scarcely appropriate in the Weimar period, yet his thinking was strongly influenced by the ideas of the anarchist Gustav Landauer and, in this sense, it is permissible to call Toller. Ernst Toller an anarchist.

Ernst Toller BirthdayFriday, Decem BirthplaceSzamocin, Posen DiedMonday, NationalityGermany Toller, Ernst Born Dec. 1,in Samotschin (present-day Szamocin, near the city of Bydgoszcz, Poland); diedin New York.

German writer. Toller studied in Grenoble until and then in Heidelberg and Munich. He was one. Revolutionary Socialism In The Work Of Ernst Toller liked it avg rating — 1 rating — published Want to Read saving 4/5(1). Ernst Toller was one of Germany’s best-known playwrights and a leading left-wing and pacifist intellectual during the s and s.

He started his career as a playwright during the First World War and first gained public fame as a key figure of the so-called Bavarian Soviet Republic or Bavarian Council Republic (''Räterepublik''), a short-lived, Munich-based political experiment in the.The poet, playwright and socialist revolutionary Ernst Toller, who was forced into exile and stripped of his citizenship when the Nazis took power inwrote much the same in his autobiography.Sir Ian Kershaw (born 29 April ) is a British historian, now based at the University of is a specialist in the study of Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany.

Quotes []. The road to Auschwitz was built by hate, but paved with indifference. As quoted in Popular Opinion and Political Dissent in the Third Reich: Bavaria (), p.

; Hitler Hubris () [].