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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This book pretend toput polish people in shame, to make them feel bad Don’t have an account? Instead, his explanation is [Polish: There was also widespread Polish admiration for Jewish bravery.

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Some Polish guilt complex! Let’s also have a little perspective on the Jewish postwar deaths p. The book was first released in the United States inwhere it was greeted with warm reviews. Grods July 4,a crowd gathered at 7 Planty Street. Gross dusts off anti-Catholic Stalinist propaganda when he accuses the Church of a “tardy” response gdoss the Kielce tragedy.

Books by Jan Tomasz Gross. Jews had persecuted Jews before, while Communists, ever the masters of duplicity, first played both ends and then eventually dumped the Jews altogether. The Jews who returned from the flames of the Holocaust reminded Poles of their own sins.


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Archived from the original on 1 October In grosd, the IPN concluded there was more involvement by Nazi German security forces in the massacre. This is the latest accepted revisionreviewed on 29 November Apr 16, Gosia Szymanska rated it it was amazing. NSA etc makes this book very important if one desires to understand what is happening to the world we all live in.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I feel as to,asz to the wretched victims of the rubber plantations in Putumayo and the blacks of Africa. Why be silent, when they exhibited an all too rare humanity on behalf of the Jews?

Feb 28, Steve rated it it was ok. In the other side the arguments of the author in this case is weak.

He is the Norman B. Retrieved 13 June Did not Poles see much more intimately than other Europeans what the Nazi system of mass murder was like, since Poland Jan T. That is, they felt it’s not as primitive and prevalent but that this book has someh The absolute worst in human capacity for cruelty toamsz violence.

Views Read Edit View history. His themes –ethnic cleansing, dispossession of a people, material gain following on persecution of the suspect group, the bureaucratic processes by which such theft is legitimated, perpetrators evading justice—are still all too familiar. Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. To ask other tomsaz questions about Fearplease sign up. Ttomasz book made me ask more questions about the depth of antisemitic sentiments in Polish society.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Eighty others were wounded. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Communism was generally enforced by Polish thugs and Gross interesting points out that those who most compliant were those who had also collaborated with the Nazis.

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The chapter on this latter point is longer than necessary, in my opinion. Did they really believe they were protecting Christian children by murdering their Jewish neighbors? Gross works his argument methodically toward the main point and revelation of the book — that Polish atrocities in the aftermath of the death camps have at their root Polish complicity and Polish guilt.

Of these, more than half were Jews killed in the Holocaust. Furthermore, the author Chodakiewicz finds fault with both Poles jjan Jews.