A case study of self-translation in Fear / Strach by Jan Tomasz Gross two language versions of a book by Jan Tomasz Gross (Fear in English, Strach in Polish). Jan Tomasz Gross. · Rating details · ratings · 21 reviews. Poland suffered an exceedingly brutal Nazi occupation during the Second World War. The Polish debate around Jan Tomasz Gross’s “Fear” took place at the beginning of The book relates to the question of Polish anti-semitism after Word.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Retrieved 13 June The latter subsequently became a mainstay in the roundup and killings of Jews throughout German-occupied Strrach. Veronica rated it really liked it Nov 28, This amounts to a small fraction of one percent! The bloodiest peacetime pogrom in twentieth-century Europe took place in Kielce, Poland, a year after the war ended.

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In Fear, historian Jan Gross explores a seemingly baffling phenomenon. Awarded Field of Study: I have no special corner in my heart for the ghetto: Something to learn as the Jewish people were residents in Poland for over a years! Who is normal after the II World War?


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Same basic side note as with “Neighbors”: About Jan Tomasz Gross. Return to Book Page.

The footnotes may put off some readers but they can be skipped during the first read to keep the argument moving. Jews were not killing Christian children for their blood, nor were Jews responsible for bringing Communism to Poland.

And in some extend he made it Elsewhere, Gross’ citation of Yitzhak Zuckerman, on Jewish grief after Kielce, avoids mention of Zuckerman’s statement p. But Gross fails to “connect the dots”.

Retrieved 28 August Gross is an intelligent commentator, and his conclusions are very well presented. Forty-two Jewish men, women and children were killed — shot, stabbed, or beaten to death. Gross never lets the reader forget about those circumstances, and you get the impression that the author is just as surprised at the horrors suffered by Polish Jews at the hands of their Polish neighbours as the reader is. To say that they had nothing to do with Jews since most Jews weren’t Communists is akin to saying that Einstein had nothing to do with Jews since most Jews weren’t and aren’t exceptionally intelligent.


Anti-Semitism in Poland after Auschwitz. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Some are short some are long, but they were far away too much notes Like many Polish students, Gross was expelled from the university, and arrested and jailed for five months.

As for Gross’ expansive accounts of Polish-German collaboration in the killing of Jews as at Jedwabne–itself a Gross exaggeration–pardon the punGross tiptoes around Browning’s paragraph p.

Fear: Anti-Semitism in Poland After Auschwitz: An Essay in Historical Interpretation

The more that I think it, the more that It lost validity Archived from the original on 1 October Rather, it developed in the context of the Holocaust and the Communist takeover: Nov 21, Yossi rated it really liked it. Views Read Edit View history. hross

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