Jan Assmann: Moses Tragicus.

Jan Assmann: Moses Tragicus. Freud, Schönberg und der scheiternde Moses. This volume is available in German only:

In the rising anti-Semitism of the early 1930s, Sigmund Freud and Arnold Schoenberg each dedicate one of their major works to the figure of Moses: Freud his book The Man Moses and the Monotheistic Religion and Schoenberg his opera Moses and Aron. Both have Moses fail in the task of proclaiming his new religion. Here, Jan Assmann illuminates the contemporary background.

From the series of our Sigmund Freud Lectures, published by Turia and Kant: The Festive Lecture by Jan Assmann, with a foreword by Herman Westerink.



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