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Speak Now or Never book

Croatian-Dubrovnik-Congress-Book-1993
© Branko Matan & Most / The Bridge

Speak Now or Never book

Copy of Matan, Branko. Speak Now or Never: The 1933 Dubrovnik PEN Club Congress. Zagreb: Croatian PEN Centre & Most/The Bridge, 1993. This book uses archival material to retell the story of the 11th PEN International Congress in Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia, 1933, which proved to be a seminal Congress in PEN’s history. Under the leadership of H. G. Wells, president of PEN International (1933-36), PEN decided to temporarily revoke the German Centre’s membership at this Congress after delegates attempted to prevent the Jewish-German playwright Ernst Toller from speaking out against the Nazi book-burnings that had taken place that year. This book was produced for the 59th PEN International Congress in Dubrovnik, Croatia, 1993, which was held exactly sixty years later.

Livre Speak Now or Never

Exemplaire de Matan, Branko. Speak Now or Never: The 1933 Dubrovnik PEN Club Congress. Zagreb: Croatian PEN Centre & Most/The Bridge, 1993. Ce livre utilise du matériel archivistique pour revenir sur l'histoire du 11e Congrès de PEN International à Dubrovnik, Yougoslavie, en 1933, lequel s'est avéré un Congrès crucial dans l'histoire de PEN. Sous la direction de H.G. Wells, président de PEN International (1933-36), PEN a décidé de révoquer temporairement l'affiliation du Centre allemand lors de ce Congrès après que des délégués aient tenté d'empêcher le dramaturge juif allemand Ernst Toller de s'exprimer contre les autodafés organisés par les Nazis au cours de l'année. Ce livre a été produit pour le 59e Congrès de PEN International à Dubrovnik, Croatie, en 1993, qui s'est tenu exactement soixante ans plus tard.

Libro Speak Now or Never

Ejemplar de Matan, Branko. Speak Now or Never: The 1933 Dubrovnik PEN Club Congress. Zagreb: Croatian PEN Centre & Most/The Bridge, 1993. Este libro usa material de archivo para narrar la historia del 11o Congreso de PEN Internacional en Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia, 1933, que fue un Congreso crucial en la historia de PEN. Bajo el liderazgo de H. G. Wells, presidente de PEN Internacional (1933-36), PEN revocó temporalmente la afiliación del Centro Alemán, después de que algunos de sus delegados intentaran impedir que el dramaturgo judío-alemán Ernst Toller hablara sobre la quema de libros nazis que había sucedido aquél mismo año. El libro fue producido por el 59o Congreso de PEN Internacional en Dubrovnik, Croacia, 1993, celebrado justo 60 años después.

Date:

01/01/1993

Creator:

Branko Matan

Centre:

Croatian Centre  (Hrvatski P.E.N. centar)

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