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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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New English Translation of Weidermann Work: Ostende: 1936, Sommer der Freundschaft

A newly published English translation of the work Ostende: 1936, Sommer der Freundschaft (2014) by author and literary reporter for Der Spiegel, Volker Weidermann, centers on the relationship between Zweig and Austrian novelist Joseph Roth and their extensive circle of emigrant … Continue reading

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Faculty Workshop Focuses on Interdisciplinary Reach of Stefan Zweig Collection at Fredonia

As part of Fredonia’s spring 2016 Professional Development Day, held on February 5, 2016, Associate Professor of English Dr. Birger Vanwesenbeeck held the inventively titled session “Who’s Afraid of Stefan Zweig? : Stimulating Undergraduate Research Across the Disciplines” in the … Continue reading

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New Stage Adaptation from Laurent Seksik

French novelist Laurent Seksik, who delivered the 3rd Biennial Zweig Lecture at Fredonia in Fall 2014, has completed a stage adaptation of Zweig’s autobiography Die Welt von Gestern (1941; translated into English as The World of Yesterday, 1943) to be … Continue reading

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Zweig’s Last Letter to Friderike

Letter from Stefan Zweig to Friderike Zweig, 22 February 1942 The Stefan Zweig Collection, Daniel A. Reed Library Archives & Special Collections, State University of New York at Fredonia Welcome to the inaugural post for the Stefan Zweig Collection at Fredonia. Launched … Continue reading

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