M.Leddy + zweig   33

“Each morning”
Stefan Zweig: “All ethical labour by its example wakens in us truly precious energies, and each man becomes the better when he is capable of admiring with sincerity that which is inherently good.”
Zweig 
6 weeks ago by M.Leddy
Cafés to banks
Stefan Zweig, writing about Paris in 1924.
Zweig 
7 weeks ago by M.Leddy
Stefan Zweig on happiness
“There is no greater happiness than making someone else happy.”
happiness  Zweig 
december 2018 by M.Leddy
Kubrick at auction
The Stanley Kubrick–Calder Willingham screenplay adaptation of Stefan Zweig’s novella Burning Secret is going to auction.
Zweig 
november 2018 by M.Leddy
Kubrick–Zweig
Found: a nearly complete screenplay by Stanley Kubrick and Calder Willingham for an adaptation of Stefan Zweig’s novella Burning Secret.
film  Zweig 
july 2018 by M.Leddy
Stefan Zweig Digital
A new online resource from the University of Salzburg: Stefan Zweig Digital.
Zweig 
june 2018 by M.Leddy
From Beware of Pity
So much depends upon “the so-called ‘chancery double.’”
stationery  Zweig 
april 2018 by M.Leddy
“Black as a giant tortoise”
Zweig’s fiction is so often the stuff of a great black-and-white film.
fiction  Zweig 
march 2018 by M.Leddy
From Beware of Pity
Fourteen pages ago, Anton Hofmiller was realizing the importance of meaning something to others . Now things are different.
fiction  Zweig 
march 2018 by M.Leddy
From Beware of Pity
Anton Hofmiller has realized something, or thinks so.
fiction  Zweig 
march 2018 by M.Leddy
Stefan Zweig in Turkey
Stefan Zweig is reported to be the most-read writer in Turkey.
Zweig 
december 2017 by M.Leddy
“Like all gamblers”
From Stefan Zweig’s novella Burning Secret.
Zweig 
september 2017 by M.Leddy
Used-book-store score
Stefan Zweig’s Balzac bio, just $3.25.
Balzac  bookstores  Zweig 
july 2017 by M.Leddy
Coffee-and
Balzac’s writing equipment: special coffee, special paper, special pens.
Balzac  coffee  supplies  writing  Zweig 
june 2017 by M.Leddy
“The narrow aperture of national interest”
In a 1939 lecture, Stefan Zweig describes his reaction to looking into his old high-school history textbook.
Zweig 
may 2017 by M.Leddy
Zweig on “the technological spirit”
“It thinks in formulae, reckons in figures and it creates machines which, in their turn, create us.”
technology  Zweig 
may 2017 by M.Leddy
“When It’s Too Late to Stop Fascism”
George Prochnik, writing in The New Yorker about Stefan Zweig’s The World of Yesterday.
Zweig 
february 2017 by M.Leddy
“Standing outside your life”
From “Letter from an Unknown Woman.”
fiction  Zweig 
january 2017 by M.Leddy
”With no idea where he was going”
I love these Zweig stories, which turn stock elements of fiction into the stuff of small masterpieces: a castle, footsteps on a gravel path, a distant forest, a weeping governess, a letter left on a breakfast table, an old painter, a waiter in a grand hotel.
fiction  Zweig 
january 2017 by M.Leddy
“The safest shelter”
From Stefan Zweig’s Erasmus of Rotterdam.
Zweig 
november 2016 by M.Leddy
Erasmus ekphrasis
Stefan Zweig describes a painting.
art  Zweig 
october 2016 by M.Leddy
“Somewhere in the invisible”
From Stefan Zweig’s The World of Yesterday.
Zweig 
september 2016 by M.Leddy
Stefan Zweig’s last address book
There’s a website devoted to Stefan Zweig’s last address book, with details on the names therein and facsimile pages.
notebooks  Zweig 
august 2016 by M.Leddy
“A tremendous desire for order”
I don’t need to tell you whom Stefan Zweig is writing about.
history  Zweig 
august 2016 by M.Leddy
Urban pastoral, with stationery
Stefan Zweig describes Paris, which he visited as a young man, before the Great War.
stationery  pastoral  Zweig 
august 2016 by M.Leddy
School v. city
At fourteen and fifteen, Stefan Zweig and his classmates came to realize that Vienna had more to offer than school did.
education  Zweig 
august 2016 by M.Leddy
Happy people, poor psychologists
From Stefan Zweig’s The Post-Office Girl  .
fiction  Zweig 
august 2016 by M.Leddy
Little world
A passage from Stefan Zweig’s The Post-Office Girl .
fiction  Zweig 
july 2016 by M.Leddy

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