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The Letter from an unknown woman

She loved him even before the moment she first saw him. A child, infatuated with the mere idea of the handsome and well-educated young writer living next-door. 289 more words


Stefan Zweig - Abschied von Europa

Stefan Zweig – Abschied von Europa

Curated by Clement Renoldner

Theater Museum

Lobkowitzplatz, Vienna

August 2014

Just to revisit Stefan Zweig’s A Chess Story briefly. 263 more words

Art Review

A Chess Story

A Chess Story

By Stefan Zweig

Translated by Alexander Starritt

Cover illustration by Petra Börner

Pushkin Press, 2013

ISBN: 9781782270119

Zweig’s novella, the Austrian writer’s last great work of fiction, was completed not long before his death. 482 more words

Book Review

Favole Tarot

Creado por Victoria Frances, el Tarot de Favole posee un arte gótico. Son obscuras y muy románticas, quizá hasta un poco depresivas ya que hasta la carta del sol tiene un toque de negrura. 87 more words


Gentrification: bourgeois, burgers, and burghers

This post is quite different from my previous posts; however occasionally I feel it important to explore some of the language commonly used in modern debates around urbanization and urban land policy. 883 more words


Freud - Dalí - Zweig

Dear Stefan Zweig

I really have reason to thank you for the introduction which brought me yesterday’s visitors. For until then I was inclined to look upon surrealists, who have apparently chosen me for their patron saint, as absolute (let us say 95 per cent, like alcohol) cranks.

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Anos 30

Only the person who has experienced light and darkness, war and peace, rise and fall, only that person has truly experienced life.

Stefan Zweig