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Stefan and Friderike Zweig their correspondence, 1912-1942 by Stefan Zweig

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Published by Hastings House in New York .
Written in English


  • Zweig, Stefan, 1881-1942 -- Correspondence,
  • Zweig, Friderike Maria Burger Winternitz, 1882-1971 -- Correspondence,
  • Authors, Austrian -- 20th century -- Correspondence

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Edition Notes

Translation of: Briefwechsel, 1912-1942.

Statementtranslated and edited by Henry G. Alsberg ; with the assistance of Erna MacArthur.
ContributionsZweig, Friderike Maria Burger Winternitz, 1882-1971., Alsberg, Henry G.
LC ClassificationsPT2653.W42 Z563
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 344 p. ;
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6156017M
LC Control Number54009885

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Stefan and Friderike Zweig, Their Correspondence: by Henry G. Alsberg, With the Assistance of Erna MacArthur. pp. Hastings House. $ This is an incomplete collection of the correspondence between Stefan Zweig and his first wife, Friderike. A published writer, accomplished journalist and teacher Friderike Maria Burger von Winternitz () wrote this part-autobiography, and part-biography of Stefan Zweig, to preserve her husband's extraordinary personality, to highlight the image of a man of worldwide fame who, nonetheless, appeared disassociated from ordinary life. Zweig studied Philosophy at the University of Vienna and in earned a doctoral degree. In those student years Zweig published his first book of poetry, as well as various pieces in the most prestigious newspaper in Vienna, the Neue Freie Presse, whose editor was Theodore Herzl, the leading figure in the Jewish National proven his talent, Zweig was exempted from working in.   Friderike and Stefan Zweig (). Zweig married Friderike Maria von Winternitz (born Burger) in ; they divorced in As Friderike Zweig she published a book on her former husband after his death. She later also published a picture book on Zweig. In , Zweig married his secretary Lotte Altmann.

  Stefan Zweig was a prolific Austrian author of novels, short stories, plays and biographies. He was born into a wealthy Jewish family in Vienna in November and committed suicide in Petrópolis, Brazil, in February Stefan Zweig (). Zweig developed a fascination with Friedrich Nietzsche when he was a student at the. Friderike left her husband for Zweig, and they were together for more than twenty years, his most productive years, from the s to the s. Then, in , Friderike hired a new secretary for Zweig: Charlotte Altmann, a shy, self-effacing German-Jewish woman, twenty-seven years his junior, whose family had just been run out of Germany. Stefan Zweig was an enormously prolific author--he composed dozens of novellas and short stories, two novels (one incomplete), a shelf worth of fat biographies, comparative studies of great artists, philosophers and healers, a hefty memoir--and that's not to mention plays, libretti, poems, hundreds of articles and o letters.   An essential companion piece to Stefan Zweig's classic The World of Yesterday, this memoir addresses many of the questions that this internationally celebrated author raised but did not answer. A professional journalist and researcher in her own right who first encountered Zweig in , Friderike threads her story between what Zweig called the Scylla of "exaggerated candor" and the 3/5(1).