History of Yesterday: A Sweaty Hitler Is a Sincere Hitler, and Sincerity Is Profoundly Persuasive (Aug. 6, 2021)

In 1937, Irmgard Keun published a short novel, After Midnight, which tells the story of two young women in 1930s Frankfurt who find themselves caught up in a parade and rally starring Adolf Hitler. The rally touches off a series of events in which the characters struggle to make sense of their lives, beliefs, and experiences in the darkening shadow of the Nazis’ cultural juggernaut. Read the rest at: https://historyofyesterday.com/a-sweaty-hitler-is-a-sincere-hitler-and-sincerity-is-profoundly-persuasive-8472c937b229

Published by Ryan Skinnell

Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Writing, Department of English & Comparative Literature, San José State University, San Jose, CA

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