Johns, Derek. Ariel. A Literary Life of Jan Morris. Faber and Faber, 2016.
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|Cultural formation||Muriel Spark||
She had planned this trip since March 1960. In the event it coincided with the Eichmann trial. This visit gave her the opportunity to think about her own Jewish heritage, which she had sidelined both...
|Author summary||Hannah Arendt||
HA trained as a philosopher and spoke of philosophy as her first love. She became better known for her writings on modern history and political theory, in essays, monographs, and her famous or notorious reporting...
Also this year, HA published serially in five New Yorker pieces her account of the trial for war crimes of Adolf Eichmann , which she had attended in 1961.
Young-Bruehl, Elisabeth. Hannah Arendt. For Love of the World. Yale University Press, 2004.
HA 's account of the trial of war criminal Adolf Eichmann (fresh from its serialization in the New Yorker) appeared in volume form as Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil.
Laqueur, Thomas. “Four pfennige per track km”. London Review of Books, pp. 7 - 12.
Musmanno, Michael A. “Man with an Unspotted Conscience”. The New York Times.
|Textual Features||Bernice Rubens||
Its use of these words is unexpected. Far from obeying such murderous orders as were handed down to Calley (or to Eichmann , another who famously used that defence), the protagonist of this story, Miss...
Her most memorable travel was the time she spent in Jerusalem for the Eichmann trial in spring and summer 1961. She followed this disturbing time by travelling with her husband to visit Karl Jaspers in...