The English version of I Will Bear Witness: A Diary of the Nazi Years, 1933-1941 was published in New York by Random House in 1998 (with a second volume covering the years 1942-1945), but the diaries have an interesting history. He wife deposited them after his death in 1960 in the Dresden Landesarchiv, where they remained until they were uncovered by Victor Nowojski, a former pupil, who edited and transcribed them for publication in Germany. — Victor Klemperer, libro LTI – Lingua Tertii Imperii Fuente: LTI – Lingua Tertii Imperii (The Language of the Third Reich) (1947), p. 282 „Only a year after the collapse of the Third Reich a strangely conclusive piece of evidence can be advanced to support the claim that "fanatical", this key National Socialist term, never really had the sting taken out of it by excessive use. Denn was weiß die deutsche Masse von den Gefahren der "Verniggerung", und wie weit reicht ihre persönliche Kenntnis von der behaupteten Minderwertigkeit der Ost- und Südostvölker? Victor Klemperer, the son of a Jewish couple, was born in Germany in 1882. Victor Klemperer This book is what happens when a Jewish philologist takes up a project to keep from going insane under Nazi rule. Words can be like tiny doses of arsenic: they are swallowed unnoticed, appear to have no effect, and then after a little time the toxic reaction sets in after all.“, „On countless occasions during my spell as an assistant in Naples I heard people say about some newspaper or other: è pagato, it’s paid for, it lies for its client, and then on the following day these very same people who had cried pagato were absolutely convinced by some obviously bogus piece of news in the same paper. Tausend Mückenstiche sind schlimmer als ein Schlag auf den Kopf. Victor Klemperer (9 October 1881 – 11 February 1960) was a German Romance languages scholar who also became known as a diarist. — Victor Klemperer, buch LTI – Notizbuch eines Philologen Quelle: LTI – Lingua Tertii Imperii (The Language of the Third Reich) (1947), p. 282 „Only a year after the collapse of the Third Reich a strangely conclusive piece of evidence can be advanced to support the claim that "fanatical", this key National Socialist term, never really had the sting taken out of it by excessive use. .] Antisemitismus als soziale, als religiös und wirtschaftlich begründete Abneigung ist zu allen Zeiten und in allen Völkern, bald hier, bald dort, bald schwächer, bald stärker, aufgetreten; ihn an sich gerade den Deutschen und ihnen allein zuzurechnen, wäre durchaus ungerecht." Überprüft "Le style c'est l'homme: Die Aussagen eines Menschen mögen verlogen sein - im Stil seiner Sprache liegt sein Wesen hüllenlos offen." Immerhin: soviel schlimmer es auch kommen sollte, alles, was sich noch später an Gesinnung, an Tat und Sprache des Nazismus hinzufand, das zeichnet sich in seinen Ansätzen schon in diesen ersten Monaten ab.“, „Der Jude ist der wichtigste Mann in Hitlers Staat: er ist der volkstümlichste Türkenkopf und Sündenbock, der volkstümliche Gegenspieler, der einleuchtendste Generalnenner, die haltbarste Klammer um die verschiedenartigsten Faktoren. “To me the Zionists, who want to go back to the Jewish state of A.D. 70 (destruction of Jerusalem by Titus) are just as offensive as the Nazis. Those who are not wanted are taken up in a kind of police van.People here call it "the whispering coach". L’analyse de la réception allemande des journaux intimes de Victor Klemperer écrits entre 1933 et 1945, Ich will Zeugnis ablegen bis zum letzten (Je veux témoigner jusqu’au bout), est au centre de cette contribution. . Und wenn sie unterschiedlich sind, dann aus dem Grund, weil Gott in verschiedenen Sprachen entsprechend der Verschiedenheit der … These detailed and candid accounts give the reader a glimpse into Klemperer’s personal life from 1933 to 1945. Quotations by Werner Klemperer, German Actor, Born March 22, 1920. „Ich war noch nicht ein bißchen abgestumpft, ich war noch so ganz gewohnt, in einem Rechtsstaat zu leben, daß ich damals vieles für die tiefste Hölle hielt, was ich später höchstens für ihren Vorhof, für den Danteschen Limbo nahm. The son of a rabbi, Klemperer was by 1933 a professor of languages at Dresden. Appearing originally in as LTI: Lingua Tertii Imperii (Language of the Third Reich), Klemperer’s book demonstrates with frightening clarity the powerful role. After Klemperer's death in 1960, his diaries were taken to the Dresden State Library. Zu seiner Bekanntheit über die Fachgrenzen hinaus trugen neben seiner Abhandlung LTI – Notizbuch eines Philologen vor allem seine ab 1995 unter dem Titel Ich will Zeugnis ablegen bis zum letzten herausgegebenen Tagebücher bei, in denen er akribisch seine Alltagserfahrungen im Zeichen der Ausgrenzung als intellektueller protestantischer Konvertit jüdischer Herkunft aus der deutschen Gesellschaft in der Zeit des Nationalsozialismus dokumentierte. Geburtstag: 9. Identité nationale et littérature autobiographique : La réception allemande des journaux intimes de Victor Klemperer. Victor Klemperer was a German intellectual who, after narrowly surviving the Holocaust, used his training as a literary scholar to analyze the rhetorical strategies of Hitler ’s Nazi Germany. Victor Klemperer "I shall go on writing. Nov. 21, 2020. Victor Klemperer was a German intellectual who, after narrowly surviving the Holocaust, used his training as a literary scholar to analyze the rhetorical strategies of Hitler ’s Nazi Germany. Schöne Zitate.Teilen Sie Ihre Leidenschaft für Zitate. Click to read more about The Diaries of Victor Klemperer 1933-1945 by Victor Klemperer. Word Count: 304. Antisemitismus und Rassendoktrin sind für die deutsche Masse Synonyma.”, “Antisemitismus als soziale, als religiös und wirtschaftlich begründete Abneigung ist zu allen Zeiten und in allen Völkern, bald hier, bald dort, bald schwächer, bald stärker, aufgetreten; ihn an sich gerade den Deutschen und ihnen allein zuzurechnen, wäre durchaus ungerecht.”, “That the door fell shut, that the latch fell into place, did I know it with a nameless fear. As a Jew, he was removed from his university post in. Klemperer, Victor, I Will Bear Witness: A Diary of the Nazi Years, 1941-1945, translated by Martin Chalmers, Random House, 2000. Instead Nazism permeated the flesh and blood of the people through single words, idioms and sentence structures which were imposed on them in a million repetitions and taken on board mechanically and unconsciously. His journals, published in Germany in 1995, detailed his life under the German Empire, the Weimar Republic, the Third Reich, and the German Democratic Republic. His journals, published in Germany in 1995, detailed his life under the German Empire, the Weimar Republic, the Third Reich, and the German Democratic Republic. Victor Klemperer was a German intellectual who, after narrowly surviving the Holocaust, used his training as a literary scholar to analyze the rhetorical strategies of Hitler ’s Nazi Germany. A cat named Mujel was the pet of German writer and scholar Victor Klemperer and his wife Eva. To him it seemed like the desecration of a consecrated wafer. The next day......He stared ahead as he went past, as much a stranger as possible. Gedichte, Sprüche und Zitate von Victor Klemperer für Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp und Instagram. Victor Klemperer was Professor of French Literature at Dresden University. But it changes the value of words and the frequency of their occurrence, it makes common property out of what was previously the preserve of an individual or a tiny group, it commandeers for the party that which was previously common property and in the process steeps words and groups of words and sentence structures with its poison.“, „No, the most powerful influence was exerted neither by individual speeches nor by articles or flyers, posters or flags; it was not achieved by things which one had to absorb by conscious thought or conscious emotions. they will have to undertake something.”, “National Socialism adapts Fascism, Bolshevism, Americanism, works it all into Teutonic Romanticism.”, “I must make notes even now, I must, no matter how dangerous it is. ... Weitere Zitate - Ich habe das "Ich glaube an ihn" nur bis in die letzten Tage des Hitlerreiches verfolgt. Discover interesting quotes and translate them. Victor Klemperer war ein deutscher Literaturwissenschaftler, Romanist und Politiker. Quelle: LTI – Lingua Tertii Imperii (The Language of the Third Reich) (1947), p. 16. “To me the Zionists, who want to go back to the Jewish state of A.D. 70 (destruction of Jerusalem by Titus) are just as offensive as the Nazis. In the end I go on writing anyway, the diary, the Curriculum.”, “Der Jude ist der wichtigste Mann in Hitlers Staat: er ist der volkstümlichste Türkenkopf und Sündenbock, der volkstümliche Gegenspieler, der einleuchtendste Generalnenner, die haltbarste Klammer um die verschiedenartigsten Faktoren. Victor Klemperer war ein deutscher Literaturwissenschaftler, Romanist und Politiker. “Socialism has now become completely or almost completely identical with Bolshevism; that”, “We are completely isolated. [. I do not believe that he is in the least bit shaky, I am slowly beginning to think that his regime can really still last for decades. (Clemens and Weser were the principal torturers of the Jews in Dresden, and they were generally differentiated as the Hitter and the Spitter.) That is my professional courage.”, “I only have the quite childish horror of the grave and of nothingness”, We’d love your help. Diesen Leute, so verschieden sie auch sonst untereinander sein mögen, ist eines gemeinsam: Sie behaupten alle, eine Sondergruppe der "Opfer des Faschismus" zu bilden, sie sind alle gegen ihre Überzeugung durch irgendwelche Gewaltanwendung zum Eintritt in die ihnen von jeher verhaßte gezwungen worden, sie haben nie an den Führer, nie an das Dritte Reich geglaubt.”, “Antisemitismus ist vom Anfang bis zum Ende das wirksamste Propagandamittel der Partei, ist die wirksamste und populärste Konkretisierung der Rassendoktrin, ja ist für die deutsche Masse mit der Rassenlehre identisch. Klemperer's secret diaries were thought for many years to have been lost or suppressed by the Communist authorities of East Germany, where Klemperer lived after the war. Trotz der zunehmenden Repressalien versucht Klemperer sein Leben weiterzuführen. — Victor Klemperer, kniha LTI – Lingua Tertii Imperii Zdroj: LTI – Lingua Tertii Imperii (The Language of the Third Reich) (1947), p. 282 „Only a year after the collapse of the Third Reich a strangely conclusive piece of evidence can be advanced to support the claim that "fanatical", this key National Socialist term, never really had the sting taken out of it by excessive use. nicht nur schlimmer, sondern im Kern anders und giftiger als in Italien. LTI – Lingua Tertii Imperii. ]”, “That is the fantastic thing about the National Socialists, that they simultaneously share in a community of ideas with Soviet Russia and with Zion.”, “I changed Lessing’s35 words – Anyone who does not lose his reason over certain things, has no reason – into: Anyone whose heart remains calm today, has no heart.”, “Der Nazismus wurde von Millionen als Evangelium hingenommen, weil er sich der Sprache des Evangeliums bediente. "In its cool, lucid style and power of observation," said The New York Times, "it is the best written, most evocative, most observant record of daily life in the Third Reich." S. 181, LTI, Notizbuch eines Philologen, Reclam, Stuttgart 2007 ISBN 978-3-15-20149-7. icon-close A partial list, as recorded by Klemperer: banned from library reading rooms (October 1936), forced to give up the telephone (December 1936), required to add ‘Israel’ or ‘Sara’ to given names (i.e. About I Will Bear Witness, Volume 1. This is the second volume of Klemperer's wartime diary. Goodreads helps you follow your favorite authors. Victor Klemperer (9 October 1881 – 11 February 1960) worked as a commercial apprentice, a journalist and eventually a Professor of Literature, specialising in the French Enlightenment at the Technische Universität Dresden. S. 128, LTI, Notizbuch eines Philologen, Reclam, 1975. "-May 27, 1942. Victor Klemperer war ein deutscher Literaturwissenschaftler, Romanist und Politiker. Victor Klemperer wrote his diaries during the twelve years of Hitler's rule. Übrigens wäre dem Führer die Erfindung neuer Juden nicht schwergefallen.”, “In the war I was subject to military law, but subject to law nevertheless; now I am at the mercy of an arbitrary power.”, “Their opinion: If at the cost of going backwards internally, he restores Germany’s power externally, then this cost is worth while. I shall bear witness, precise witness! Looking for books by Victor Klemperer? Victor Klemperer war ein deutscher Literaturwissenschaftler, Romanist und Politiker. Discussion questions for Victor Klemperer's diary for the years 1933-1941, I will bear witness (first set are for 1933-38, second set for 1939-41) Victor Klemperer risked his life to preserve these diaries so that he could, as he wrote, "bear witness" to the gathering hor-ror of the Nazi regime. Aber einen Juden kennt jeder. Wäre dem Führer wirklich die angestrebte Vernichtung aller Juden gelungen, so hätte er neue erfinden müssen, denn ohne den jüdischen Teufel - "wer den Juden nicht kennt, kennt den Teufel nicht"", stand auf den Stürmertafeln -, ohne den finstern Juden hätte es nie die Lichtgestalt des nordischen Germanen gegeben. Zitate mit Quellenangabe. " The publication of Victor Klemperer's secret diaries brings to light one of the most extraordinary documents of the Nazi period. Und einmal in Aktion, weicht sie von der Idee ab.“, „Alles war doch bei uns [den Deutschen, d. Verf. ] To read Klemperer's almost day-by-day account is a hypnotic experience; the whole, hard to put down, is a true murder mystery -- from the perspective of the victim. After Klemperer's death in 1960, his diaries were taken to the Dresden State Library. Victor Klemperer, who was dismissed from his post as a professor of Romance languages at the University of Dresden in 1935 because of his Jewish ancestry, astutely noted how at first the Nazis “changed the values, the frequency of words, [and] made them into common property, words that had previously been used by individuals or tiny troupes. Aber einen Juden kennt jeder. The feeling of vanitas vanitatum, that my scribbling is worthless. Because it was printed in such bold type, and because the other people believed it. The publication of Victor Klemperer's secret diaries brings to light one of the most extraordinary documents of the Nazi period. Quotes by Victor Klemperer “To me the Zionists, who want to go back to the Jewish state of A.D. 70 (destruction of Jerusalem by Titus) are just as offensive as the Nazis. The nazis are un-German.”, “Newspapers are read differently now [. 2 Responses to “Scare Quotes Should Be Scarce Quotes” DeGalantha on September 28, 2018 5:18 am. — Victor Klemperer, livro LTI – Lingua Tertii Imperii Fonte: LTI – Lingua Tertii Imperii (The Language of the Third Reich) (1947), p. 207. - Ich habe das "Ich glaube an ihn" nur bis in die letzten Tage des Hitlerreiches verfolgt. The publication of Victor Klemperer's secret diaries brings to light one of the most extraordinary documents of the Nazi period. We’ve discounted annual subscriptions by 50% for our End-of-Year sale—Join Now! The relatives receive the urn. "In its cool, lucid style and power of observation," said The New York Times, "it is the best written, most evocative, most observant record of … Bestimmt! Primary Sources Victor Klemperer. 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