TITLE

The Nazis and Stefan George

AUTHOR(S)
Rosenfeld, Paul
PUB. DATE
October 1940
SOURCE
New Republic;10/28/40, Vol. 103 Issue 18, p581
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information about Stefan George, the aristocratic German poet, who figures in the world's eyes as a Nazi poet. George's illustrious poetry was represented as prophecy of the Third Reich, the precursor of its hideous ideology; Great literary German government award called by his name; Claims that revolutionary regimes found a utility in poets; Efforts of Joseph Goebbels to persuade him to accept membership of Prussian Academy of Arts and Sciences; Migration to Italy in company with a poet and friend, Karl Wolfskehl; Last wish that his body should not be transferred to Germany while a Nazi stayed in power; His importance to the Nazis;.
ACCESSION #
14748381

 

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