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The Resource Aaron's leap, Magdalena Platzova ; translated by Craig Cravens

Aaron's leap, Magdalena Platzova ; translated by Craig Cravens

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Aaron's leap
Title
Aaron's leap
Statement of responsibility
Magdalena Platzova ; translated by Craig Cravens
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Language
  • eng
  • cze
  • eng
Summary
"Based on the real-life story of Bauhaus artist Friedl Dicker-Brandeis, Aaron's Leap is framed by the lens of a twenty first-century Israeli film crew delving into the extraordinary life of a woman who taught art to children in the Nazi transport camp of Terezin and died in Auschwitz. Aided by the granddaughter of one of the artist's pupils, the filmmakers begin to uncover buried secrets from a time when personal and artistic decisions became matters of life-and-death. Spanning a century of Central European history, the novel evokes the founding impulses, theories, and personalities of the European Modernist movement (with characters modeled after Oskar Kokoschka, Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel) and shows what it takes to grapple with a troubled history, "leap" into the unknown, and dare to be oneself."--Provided by publisher
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Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Aaron's leap, Magdalena Platzova ; translated by Craig Cravens
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
8ocm58914233
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
221 pages
Isbn
9781934137703
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013035135
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Aaron's leap, Magdalena Platzova ; translated by Craig Cravens
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
8ocm58914233
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
221 pages
Isbn
9781934137703
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013035135
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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