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Hailed as one of the most important portrayals of the dark years of Nazism, this powerful chronicle by the Romanian Jewish writer Mihail Sebastian aroused a. The thesis Imaginarul spațiului în opera lui Mihail Sebastian (The Imaginary of the Chapter V – Spațiul intim în Jurnalul lui Mihail Sebastian (The intimate. In the history of Romanian literature, Mihail Sebastian (pseudonym of Josef M. Hechter) fares as a .. record: after 6 months, a translator from English‖ (Jurnal, ). In early .. ―Nae Ionescu a fost o vreme Dumnezeul lui‖. Adevărul de.

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David Auburn, Jurnalul lui Mihail Sebastian, r. Cristina Bejan

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I couldn’t overcome my shyness, my shame, my fear. The whipsawing had a bad effect on Sebastia This is a powerful one-man play drawn from the journals of Mihail Mihhail, a Romanian Jewish writer who lived in Romania when the country became more fascist, prior to the Second World War, then began vacillating as the Nazis began losing the war, etc.

Mar 09, Bogdan Constantin rated it it was amazing. I don’t think I’ve ever read anything by a Romanian author, and I was very glad that this book ,ui finally been translated into English.

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Books by Mihail Sebastian. Nov 05, Silviu Popescu rated it it was amazing. As for the mass of people, they are jubilant. I was fortunate enough to be able to read this book on a long-haul flight and give it the attention it deserves.

Sebastian may or may not have been an “anti-Semitic Jew,” but try as he might, he does little to dissuade the reader of what he perceives to be Judaism’s practical and moral mihsil.

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It is an excellent chronicle of the period, written with sensitivity, critical spirit and fine humor by a very skillful author. Although I read the novel in Romanian I will write my review in English as the book was published for the first time in English last year and I want to encourage readers to give this book a try.

The Radio too has been seized by the Legion.

Dec 27, Inderjit Sanghera rated it really liked it. It had me thinking for a solid month about my own, complicated feelings, which is in itself an achievement – but more importantly, it allows Our Narrator to be a real Jewish person, warts kui all.

Continutul devine astfel infinit mai pretios, relatarile despre razboi si viata pe timp de razboi istorie, iar zbuciumul unui suflet sensibil motiv de reflexie asupra sensului vietii. Een vergeten klein meesterwerk uit de Roemeense literatuur. Although surrounded by politically-sanctioned and accepted anti-Semitism, the narrator rejects what he views as the limits of Zionism.

Presented through the protagonist’s journal, the book meditates on what it means be a Jew. The value of the book is its object-lesson to once giddy young men who are not so young any more – and a luk that however amusing it is to contemplate Romanians, it was never very nice to have to be one, Juurnalul or Jewish – and may never ever be. He recounted the arrogance and confidence they acquired as they moved away from identifying themselves as Europeans—admirers of Proust, travelers to Paris—and instead began to call themselves blood-and-soil Jurnaul.

MS is a great lost name of the romanian literature. May 20, Laurent rated it really liked it. From confiscation of their houses and their possessions, including radios, to outlawing practicing their professions. Despre emotii si dolii in filmul “Intors pe dos”. Orice, orice, absolut orice e posibil.


Do not all these people feel it, see it, know it? Prescient, complex, and profound. Sebastian excellently, as well as chillingly, charts the anti-semitic waters of Romania in s through the eyes of a Law student.

If you too are a strange combination of a cynic yet romantic, and your view of humanity is bleak yet you understand it for what it is and have sebsstian weird combo of outrage and peace towards it, this is for you. Sharing these glimpses into the difficult daily life of young Mihail Sebastian as he strugg GNab I received a free electronic copy of this novel from Netgalley, and Penguin Classics – Other Books in exchange for an honest review.

Our protagonist is a young man who describes his ex This novel was one of those that “spoke” to me before I had even picked it up to examine mihhail contents.

Whoever has ever leaned against a tree, who has ever thought with melancholy of his loneliness, can’t fail to meet death without a feeling of being a bit above it, and mihaol at it nonchalantly and indulgently, with friendliness, with gentle farewell, with a certain sensual thrill. I will not go back to the ghosts I have left behind. Mihail Sebastian Having said that, if you are interested in what it was like to be an intelligent Romanian Jew after World War I in the midst of virulent Anti-semitism and Zionism–then this is a book for you.

They take the bread debastian our mouths; they exploit and smother us.