[Marxism] Fwd: The Radical Internationalism of Stefan Zweig

Moses Geply mosesgeply at yahoo.com
Mon Nov 21 10:14:15 MST 2016


 This aspect of his sad exile life and death is fully covered in that book by Leo Spitzer in Chapter 6, which is entitled, " 'I belong nowhere, and everywhere am a stranger': The Predicament of André Reboucas, Cornelius May, and Stefan Zweig." The suicide of him and his spouse, Elizabeth Charlotte Altmann Zweig, is detailed............... 
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
-Abraham Lincoln 

    On Monday, November 21, 2016 5:27 PM, Fred Murphy <fred.r.murphy at gmail.com> wrote:
 

 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 Exilehttp://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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