[Marxism] Fwd: The Radical Internationalism of Stefan Zweig

Fred Murphy fred.r.murphy at gmail.com
Mon Nov 21 09:27:22 MST 2016


Zweig could be seen as part of a loose triumvirate with Victor Serge and
Walter Benjamin - stellar European intellectuals of the interwar period who
died in exile in more or less desperate straits - Zweig and Benjamin by
suicide, Serge ground down by prison and persecution.

Haven't read this yet, but also looks good - George Prochnik, *The
Impossible Exile*
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/15/books/review/george-prochniks-impossible-exile-about-stefan-zweig.html


Poorly served by Wes Anderson in the “The Grand Budapest Hotel” as a
> comic-opera figure in line with the director’s overripe pastel-colored
> sense of whimsy, Stefan Zweig now reappears
> ​...
>



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