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In order to describe the industrial society with its social contrasts and political fault lines, Jewish writers and journalists were responsible more than others for creating the genre of literary reportage which links authenticity with the art of narration. The journalist Egon Erwin Kisch (1885–1948) from Prague had the greatest influence on shaping the genre. His social report…

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Haller, Michael, “Reportage”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017. Consulted online on 02 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0739>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20221116

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