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Tearing the Silence

On Being German in America

by Ursula Hegi

  • 159 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Touchstone .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnic studies,
  • The Holocaust,
  • Sociology,
  • Influence,
  • Germany,
  • Social Science,
  • Interviews,
  • Europe - Germany,
  • Holocaust,
  • Minority Studies - Ethnic American,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • German Americans,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945),
  • Personal narratives, German

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7721910M
    ISBN 10068484611X
    ISBN 109780684846118
    OCLC/WorldCa39522627

    Silence tells the story of Sebastion Rodrigues, a young Jesuit priest in , he sets out for Japan alongside two priest companions. They plan to go to Japan both to do missionary work and to find out the truth about their teacher, Christovao Ferreira, a well-respected missionary and theologian in Japan who has recently been shamed because of his apostasy. TEARING THE SILENCE focuses on German immigrants to the USA, who were born between and In her work, Hegi writes in a thoughtful reportage .

      View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Tearing The Silence on Discogs.4/5(50). Silence (沈黙, Chinmoku) is a novel of theological fiction by Japanese author Shūsaku Endō, published in English by Peter Owen is the story of a Jesuit missionary sent to 17th century Japan, who endures persecution in the time of Kakure Kirishitan ("Hidden Christians") that followed the defeat of the Shimabara recipient of the Tanizaki Prize, it has Author: Shūsaku Endō.

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She teaches writing at Stonybrook's Southhampton Campus and she is the recipient of more than thirty grants and by: 7. "Tearing the Silence" is an oral history of German-Americans, their memories of growing up before, during and after the Holocaust, and what this has meant to their lives, their ideas of self and possibility/5(35).

Included in Tearing the Silence is Hegi's personal journey of leaving in Germany as an eighteen-year-old. She approaches the interviews as a novelist - not a historian - searching for the connecting themes within each story, and then lifting these themes to the surface by selecting significant material, much in the way she would write a story or novel/5(35).

Ursula Hegi is the author of The Worst Thing I've Done, Sacred Time, Hotel of the Saints, The Vision of Emma Blau, Tearing the Silence, Salt Dancers, Stones from the River, Floating in My Mother's Palm, Unearned Pleasures and Other Stories, Intrusions, and Trudi & Pia.

She teaches writing at Stonybrook's Southhampton Campus and she is the recipient of more than thirty grants and ed on: J A somber, joyless book that does not lay claim to any catharsis. These personal narratives leave the impression of a ``tremendous sense of loss'' that is permanently yoked to moral bewilderment.

Americans of German birth, children of the war and immediate postwar era, reflect on the experience and meaning of their split : Ursula Hegi. Tearing the Silence contributes to a more complex picture of a time period we are stillstruggling to understand.

It is a powerful and provocative account of post-Holocaust German immigrants in America, an important document of what it is like to grow up within the numbing silence of postwar Germany, a moving story of what it means to live between two cultures.4/5(1).

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Tearing the silence: being German in America. [Ursula Hegi; Mazal Holocaust Collection.] -- A collection of interviews that explores the memories, feelings, and impressions of fifteen German-American immigrants concerning the Holocaust, assimilation, and cultural differences.