Stefan Zweig, the writer who left traces of his personality in each work

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Stefan Zweig, the writer who left traces of his personality in each work


Stefan Zweig He was a journalist, essayist, novelist, translator and biographer.

In each work he left traces of his personality, such is the case of the inks he used, when he was happy, violet and when not, blue, one of the most common.

The one born in Austria in 1881 He was a passionate bibliophile. In life he was prominent in his area and even famous because of his writings.

He studied at the University of Vienna from which he graduated as a Doctor of Philosophy.

As a young man he traveled through Berlin, Paris and Brussels, as well as met different artists and writers.

The lover of Dogs He narrated with absolute expertise, also showed a remarkable elegance, as well as delicacy when addressing feelings.

Experts recognize their ability to seduce and catch the reader from the front lines.

He even ventured into plays, which were widely accepted.

His style was unique, the psychological construction, fundamental, in both the agile and brilliant technique.

Beginning of the end

With Hitler's arrival to power, Zweig's books were condemned and then banned.

His house was searched by policemen which angered and deeply disappointed the author, decided not to return to his country. He moved to London, something in him broke.

He married a second time with Lotte Altmann. This professional period was characterized by tormented characters.

In 1942 his body was found and his wife's, impeccably dressed, had committed suicide.

In the place there was also a note explaining his feelings a bit and apologizing to the owner of the house for the inconvenience.

Days later his friends received farewell letters.

I leave about 75 texts among poems, stories, librettos, novels and others.

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