Born in the Garment District of Paris, on April 9, 1872, into a family of five brothers of Alsatian Jewish origin, Blum came of age during the Alfred Dreyfus
Affair of the 1890s.
In 1894, Captain Alfred Dreyfus
was convicted of the crime of espionage.
Colonel) Georges Picquart, who played a minor role in the arrest of Captain Alfred Dreyfus
for espionage and treason.
Paris, 1895: an army officer, Georges Picquart, watches a convicted spy, Alfred Dreyfus
exiled for life to Devil's Island.
In a witch hunt two decades later, the anti-Semitic General Staff falsely accused French officer Alfred Dreyfus
of trafficking secrets to the Germans, a high crime indeed; Dreyfus was convicted and sentenced to life on French Guiana's notorious Devil's Island.
The "D" stands for Dreyfus, as in Alfred Dreyfus
, the young French artillery officer who was wrongly convicted of treason in 1894 and sentenced to life on Devil's Island.
Catholic attacks on Alfred Dreyfus
kept it alive a bit longer in France.
Like the trial of Alfred Dreyfus
, a Jewish military officer wrongfully accused of treason in the late nineteenth century, Levy's experience and its erasure from mainstream historiography reveals how anti-Semitism can contaminate modern French political culture.
Citing the case of French Captain Alfred Dreyfus
, who was convicted of treason in 1894 and acquitted years later, Kylycdaroy-lu said, "It is another Dreyfus affair, taking place in 21st-century Turkey.
In the context of his times; Alfred Dreyfus
as lover, intellectual, poet, and Jew.
In this Journal, Shaina Hammerman reviews the first volume, Alfred Dreyfus
: Man, Milieu, Mentality, and Midrash, while Raymond Apple reviews the second, In The Context of His Times: Alfred Dreyfus
as Lover, Intellectual, Poet, and Jew.
Such was the case of French Captain Alfred Dreyfus
who, in 1894, was arrested as a spy for Germany and imprisoned on Devil's Island.
There are psychologist David Sokol's insightful review of Umberto Eco's Prague Cemetery and what will probably never happen again--a Dreyfus family member, University of Manchester professor Jean-Marc Dreyfus, reviewing a book on Alfred Dreyfus
De ese modo, la polarizacion obligada que el suceso genero en la sociedad francesa--y en otras--fue sumamente relevante en terminos de que definio, ademas, el papel de los intelectuales, representados firmemente en la figura y el compromiso de Emile Zola como un reconocido defensor de la causa de Alfred Dreyfus
, de los denominados "dreyfusards".
Tasked with preserving a cache of films by Georges Melies, Frances finds herself embroiled in a real-life mystery surrounding The Dreyfus Affair, Melies's reconstruction of the infamous 1894 scandal in which Alfred Dreyfus
, a Jewish officer in the French military, was falsely accused of spying for Germany.