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Alberto Dines, author and journalist, dead at age 86

Brazilian author, journalist and noted Zweig biographer Alberto Dines has died at age 86 in São Paolo, Brazil. Former editor-in-chief for the Brazilian newspaper Jornal do Brasil, Dines was also the first President of Casa Stefan Zweig – a museum … Continue reading

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Please Join Us in Celebrating “Zweig at Fredonia: 50 Years of Transformation”

As part of the 2017-2018 Convocation Series at Fredonia, “Transformations”, please join the Archives & Special Collections of Reed Library and the Department of English in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Stefan Zweig Collection at Reed Library, as well as … Continue reading

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Literaturarchiv Salzburg and Reed Library Archives Combine Efforts and Zweig Collections

A recent visit to the Literaturarchiv Salzburg (LaS) by Reed Library Archivist Kim Taylor served to facilitate a new collaboration between the LaS and the Archives & Special Collections at Fredonia (A&SC) focused on the respective Stefan Zweig collections held … Continue reading

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Reblogged: A librettist and his composer: Stefan Zweig and Richard Strauss as seen through their letters (guest post by Kimberly Taylor)

In February 1935, Austrian Stefan Zweig (1881-1942), commonly regarded as the most translated German language author of his time, wrote to German composer Richard Strauss (1864-1949), “One day, your letters, your decisions, will belong to all mankind.” (Richard Strauss and … Continue reading

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New Film on the Life of Stefan Zweig, “Vor der Morgenröte” (“Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe”)

German director Maria Schrader’s new film on Stefan Zweig’s life as an exile in Brazil, “Vor der Morgenröte” (“Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe”), recently premiered in Leipzig and is continuing its run in theaters across Germany. In an interview with Deutsche Welle’s Jochen … Continue reading

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Freud and the Iceberg Metaphor

The recent “Google doodle” celebrating the 160th anniversary of Sigmund Freud’s birth presents a welcome opportunity to highlight not the influence Freud exerted on Stefan Zweig, as seen in such works as Der Amokläufer (Amok, 1922) and Schachnovelle (The Royal … Continue reading

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“Messages from a Lost World” : new collection of Zweig essays reviewed in The Nation

A new collection of essays by Stefan Zweig, Messages from a Lost World (trans. Will Stone, Pushkin Press, 2016), allows readers considerable insight into Zweig’s persistent dedication to the notion of borderless existence, specifically within the countries of the European … Continue reading

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