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Wieseltier, Leon

Overview
Works: 19 works in 58 publications in 6 languages and 2,016 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Exhibition catalogs  History  Conference proceedings  Biography 
Roles: Author of introduction, Editor
Classifications: PN514, 809
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Nuclear war, nuclear peace by Leon Wieseltier ( Book )
6 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kaddish by Leon Wieseltier ( Book )
17 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Winner of the 1998 National Jewish Book Award "An astonishing fusion of learning and psychic intensity; its poignance and lucidity should be an authentic benefit to readers, Jewish and gentile." --The New York Times Book Review Children have obligations to their parents: the Talmud says "one must honor him in life and one must honor him in death." Leon Wieseltier, a diligent but doubting son, recites the Jewish prayer of mourning at his father's grave, and then embarks on the traditional year of saying the kaddish daily. Wieseltier's highly acclaimed Kaddish is the spiritual and thoughtful journal of one of America's most brilliant intellectuals. Driven to explore th origins of the kaddish, from the ancient legend of a wayeard ghost to a 17th-century Ukranian pogrom, he offers as well a mourner's response to the questions of fate, freedom, and faith stirred up in death's wake. Lyric, learned, and deeply moving, Kaddish>/b> is suffused with love: a son's embracing of the traditon bequethed to him by his father, a scholar's savoring of its beauty, and a writer's revealing it, proudly unadorned, to the reader. From the Trade Paperback edition
Tintoretto : Deposition from the cross by Tintoretto ( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kaddisch by Leon Wieseltier ( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in German and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The "Willing executioners"/"Ordinary men" debate : selections from the symposium, April 8, 1996 by Daniel Jonah Goldhagen ( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le dernier album : la vie, sous les cendres d'Auschwitz-Birkenau by Ann Weiss ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kaddisj by Leon Wieseltier ( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in Dutch and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dagboek van de joodse auteur (1952- ) over de verwerking van de dood van zijn vader
Kaddish : [récit] by Leon Wieseltier ( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frieden durch Abschreckung : strateg. Überlegungen zur Verhinderung e. Atomkrieges by Leon Wieseltier ( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kaddish by Leon Wieseltier ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in Italian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The moral obligation to be intelligent : selected essays by Lionel Trilling ( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The America of John Dos Passos -- Hemingway and his critics -- T.S. Eliot's politics -- The immortality ode -- Kipling -- Reality in America -- Art and neurosis -- Manners, morals, and the novel -- The Kinsey report -- Huckleberry Finn -- The Princess Casamassima -- Wordsworth and the Rabbis -- William Dean Howells and the roots of modern taste -- The poet as hero: Keats in his letters -- George Orwell and the politics of truth -- The situation of the American intellectual at the present time -- Mansfield Park -- Isaac Babel -- The morality of inertia -- "That smile of Parmenides made me think" -- The last lover -- A speech on Robert Frost: a cultural episode -- On the teaching of modern literature -- The Leavis-Snow controversy -- The fate of pleasure -- James Joyce in his letters -- Mind in the modern world -- Art, will, and necessity -- Why we read Jane Austen
Kaddish by Leon Wieseltier ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
For Daniel Bell ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The Holocaust in the Netherlands : a reevaluation by Christopher R Browning ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Illuminations by Walter Benjamin ( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This book contains studies on contemporary art and culture by one of the most original, critical and analytical minds of this century. Illuminations includes Benjamin's views on Kafka, with whom he felt the closest personal affinity, his studies on Baudelaire and Proust (both of whom he translated), his essays on Leskov and on Brecht's Epic Theater. Also included are his penetrating study on "The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction," an illuminating discussion of translation as a literary mode, and his thesis on the philosophy of history. Hannah Arendt selected the essays for this volume and prefaces them with a substantial, admirably informed introduction that presents Benjamin's personality and intellectual development, as well as his work and his life in dark times. - Publisher
Bite the hand that feeds you essays and provocations by Henry Fairlie ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
KADDISH by Leon Wieseltier ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Languages
English (45)
French (4)
German (3)
Italian (2)
Romanian (1)
Dutch (1)
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