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The World of Yesterday

ISBN: 9780803226616 | 0803226616
Edition: Reprint
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of Nebraska Pr
Pub. Date: 5/1/2013

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Written as both a recollection of the past and a warning for future generations, The World of Yesterdayrecalls the golden age of literary Viennaits seeming permanence, its promise, and its devastating fall. Surrounded by the leading literary lights of the epoch, Stefan Zweig draws a vivid and intimate account of his life and travels through Vienna, Paris, Berlin, and London, touching on the very heart of European culture. His passionate, evocative prose paints a stunning portrait of an era that danced brilliantly on the edge of extinction. This new translation by award-winning Anthea Bell captures the spirit of Zweig's writing in arguably his most revealing work.

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