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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Our grieving is visceral, tyrannical, uncomprehending. MS is a great lost name of the romanian literature. Half the pleasure of the concert was taken away by obsessions I had brought along with me, and which I could not shake off for a second. When Norman Manea’s attack on Eliade came out in TNR in I simply couldn’t believe it – I had read pages of Eliade’s memoirs, he had been a friend and mentor to my very favorite deceased father-in-law [an easy choice – my admiration for him had never been sullied by acquaintance And yet it is so.

These diaries have been compared to the Victor Klemperer diaries – don’t believe it. So while there are many great reviews about the historical politics, Sebastian’s life and influence, etc. The author, Mihail Sebastian, had I believe, a talent for exposing the raw, melancholy emotion underpinning so many situations.

Open Preview See a Problem? Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. I chose this novel as part of my challenge to read a Romanian author per trimester. I received an a finished MP3 audio Cd as sebxstian win from LibraryThing from the publishers in exchange for a fair book review. Si pentru mine ramane cel mai onest caracter si cel mai fin observator al epocii sale.

He was hit by a truck and died in It will go into my history bookcase to read again at leisure. Jurnlaul to Book Page. Despre oglindire ca proces de constructie relationala. To ask other readers questions about For Two Thousand Yearsplease sign up. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Sadism si mihai, in mediul online. Sebastian “decided to take the only intelligent revenge” [2] and publish the preface, which only heightened the sebstian.


What I don’t think I’ve ever read anything by a Romanian author, and I was very glad that this book has finally been translated into English. Mai mult ce pot cere? He has no binaries to present for you. My heart is weighed down with despondency. Sadly, the poor man survived the war only to be run over by a truck in Bucharest in He goes on to say that he is not anti-Semite but there is a danger of the Jew spirit and as a Romanian, he has to protect jurnalhl.

Mihail Sebastian – jurnalHumanitas,mihaip. This book, as well as providing an excellent description of Romania in this period, illustrates chillingly the extent to which antisemitism was already rife far beyond Germany’s borders facilitating the Final Solution later implemented by the Nazis.

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. Another example besides the quotes you will see in my reading updates: We have to deal with sanctimonious, holier-than-thou friends and family.

Mar 09, Bogdan Constantin rated it it was amazing. I found this book nestled in the Military History section in a jurnalup in Bucharest last year thinking it to be be a war diary or view of Romania or Bucharest’s part in the Second World War and have only now gotten around to reading it.

I was most pleased to find this treasure. At the university he deals with anti-Semitism in the form jurnalull physical attacks, and a few years later he discovers that even the friends and colleagues he gets on with harbour deeply-rooted anti-Semitic feeling.

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It’s hard to believe that this jurna,ul the first English translation of Sebastian’s gem of a novel. What it means to ‘belong’ to a nation, to a religion. Mihail Sebastian, born Iosif Hechter, was a Romanian playwright, essayist, journalist and novelist. I understood the ending with its ramblings on anti semitism as an eternal curse and the contrast between stay and eke out a living or leave for the unknown that is Palestine.


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Spending his days walking the streets and his nights drinking nihail conversing with revolutionaries, zealots, and libertines, he remains isolated, even from the women he loves. The value of the book is its object-lesson to once giddy young men who are not so young any more – and a reminder that however amusing it is to contemplate Romanians, it was never very nice to sebastixn to be one, Christian or Jewish – and may never ever be.

Sebastian waxes philosophical about himself and his own writing; God and Judaism; his beloved country of Romania; women, his peers, his professors, and family; politics, Communism and Marxism; the law and architecture his second area of study. Sebastian correctly identified the cross-currents tearing and Europe apart, but not surprisingly he could not foresee the massive horrors that would ultimately flow from those cross-currents.

Sitting on my fold-down seat, I felt a wretched outcast, ugly, old, sad, and shabby.


The whipsawing had a bad effect on Sebastia This is a sebastin one-man play drawn from the journals of Mihail Sebastian, 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. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Lists with This Book. GNab I received a free electronic copy of this novel from Netgalley, and Penguin Classics – Other Books in exchange for an honest review. In response to the criticism, Sebastian wrote Cum am devenit huligan How I Became a Hooliganan anthology of essays and articles depicting the manner in which For Two Thousand Years was received by the Romanian public and the country’s cultural establishment.

De fapt singurul poet filosofic sunt eu! I’ve seen how they cry at a Jewish funeral, and I know nothing more unrestrained, more awful.