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by Evelyn Torton Beck

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  • ISBN 0299058816
  • ISBN13 978-0299058814
  • Language English
  • Author Evelyn Torton Beck
  • Publisher Univ of Wisconsin Pr; First Printing. edition (June 1, 1971)
  • Pages 248
  • Formats lit lrf docx mobi
  • Category Fiction
  • Subcategory History and Criticism
  • Size ePub 1731 kb
  • Size Fb2 1283 kb
  • Rating: 4.6
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Franz Kafka's sudden emergence as a mature writer, after years of artistic failure, came with the 1912 publication of 'The Judgment.' Here he displayed for the first time the strong dramatic style characteristic of his most familiar works. Until now, this stylistic change had not been satisfactorily explained. Evelyn Torton Beck, in this engrossing comparative study, demonstrates it to be in large measure Kafka's intense involvement with the Yiddish theater.

Evelyn Torton Beck collected material for a book on the theme "Wounds of Gender: Frida Kahlo and Franz Kafka" . Kafka and the Yiddish Theater. Its Impact on his Work, University of Wisconsin Press, 1971 (Dissertation).

Evelyn Torton Beck collected material for a book on the theme "Wounds of Gender: Frida Kahlo and Franz Kafka" over many years. She received a second doctorate in 2004, this time in Clinical Psychology from Fielding Graduate University in California. The qualification was awarded for an interdisciplinary dissertation under the title "Physical Illness, Psychological Woundedness and the Healing Power of Art in the Life and Work of Franz Kafka and Frida Kahlo".

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Evelyn Torton Beck (born 18 January 1933) has been described as a scholar, a teacher, a feminist, and an outspoken Jew and lesbian. Until her retirement in 2002 she specialized in women's studies, Jewish women's studies and lesbian studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. Beck is the author of numerous books and essays focusing on Franz Kafka and Yiddish theatre (1972), Frida Kahlo and Isaac Bashevis Singer (with whom she worked closely and whose stories she translated from Yiddish).

Beck, Evelyn T. Kafka and the Yiddish Theater: Its Impact on His Work, Madison, Wisc. Franz Kafka: On the Tenth Anniversary of His Death" and "Some Reflections on Kafka. In Illuminations, ed. Hannah Arendt, trans. Bense, Max. Die Theorie Kafkas.

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Even before Evelyn Torton Beck’s work became rooted in feminism, she challenged the academic status . Beck is also known as the grandmother of Yiddish studies, because after completing her work on Kafka and translating .

Even before Evelyn Torton Beck’s work became rooted in feminism, she challenged the academic status qu. Disrupting the status quo, she gathered hundreds of signatures petitioning the MLA. As a result, a Yiddish section was created and continues to flourish. Kafkas Bibliothek: ein beschreibendes Verzeichnis: mit einem Index aller in Kafkas Schriften erwähnten Bücher, Zeitschriften und Zeitschriftenbeiträge. Franz Kafka wrote Das Urteil, his first major work of literature, in a single night in the autumn of 1912. It was for him a breakthrough, and closely connected with it was the awakening of his interest in Jewish culture.

Beck is the author of numerous books and essays focusing on Franz Kafka and Yiddish theatre (1972), Frida Kahlo and Isaac Bashevis Singer (with whom she worked closely and whose stories she translated from Yiddish). She wrote on multiculturalism and the impact of sexism, anti-Semitism, and homophobia on women’s identity development. She lectured on these themes in Europe, Japan and across the United States. Interviews with her appear in English, German and Japanese journals.

Evelyn Torton Beck is Professor Emerita of women’s studies as well as an affiliate faculty member in the Jewish .

Evelyn Torton Beck is Professor Emerita of women’s studies as well as an affiliate faculty member in the Jewish studies and comparative literature programs at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP). She is a scholar, a teacher, a feminist, and an outspoken Jew and lesbian on campus. More on Evelyn Torton Beck. Profiles: Evelyn Torton Beck.