Ernst Toller and German Society
Intellectuals As Leaders and Critics, 1914-1939
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Fairleigh Dickinson University Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $80.00|
| Book Description: |
Between 1918 and 1939 Ernst Toller was one of Germany's prominent left-wing intellectuals, He was a leader of the German Revolution of 1918-1919, famous playwright of the 1920s and best known spokesman against Hitler during the 1930s, writing about a country unsuccessfully balancing between survival and annihilation. This study, the first comprehensive analysis in two decades, shows the influence that intellectuals can have in of a troubled society and asks what qualities make leaders effective.