Berlin 1927

Intersections with Albert Friedlander

in European Judaism
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  • 1 University College London, UK
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Abstract

This article outlines intersections between Albert Friedlander and two other Berliners of the 1920s: the Sass brothers, Berlin's most daring and beloved crooks, and the Jewish crime writer Walter Serner. It attempts to read their stories as ‘prayers’ or ‘poetry’ in Friedlander's sense.

Contributor Notes

Susanne Kord is a cultural historian, a professor at UCL and the author of eleven books and many essays on international literature and cinema. She has received six major awards for her writing.