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Franz Werfel.

Lore Barbara Foltin

Franz Werfel.

by Lore Barbara Foltin

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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press in [Pittsburgh] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Werfel, Franz, -- 1890-1945.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement1890-1945.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT2647.E77 Z57, PT2647.E77 Z57
    The Physical Object
    Pagination102 p.
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14124764M
    LC Control Number61007381

    Franz Werfel's biography and life Viktor Werfel was an Austrian-Bohemian novelist, playwright, and poet whose career spanned World War I, the . Werfel escaped to the United States after the fall of France in , where he won international recognition for his fiction. The most popular of Werfel's works was the novel The Song of Bernadette (), recounting the miraculous vision of the Virgin Mary granted to 4/5(2).

    Book-related and General Links: Franz Werfel (kirjasto) -ENCYCLOPÆDIA BRITANNICA: Werfel, Franz -ESSAY: Franz Werfel () & Alma Mahler-Werfel (): German Exiles in Southern California (Feuchtwanger Memorial Library, University of Southern California) -Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel Papers: A Selection of Photographs: Franz Werfel (University of Pennsylvania)5/5. Through the Franz Werfel Grant the candidate will get funded with the monthly grant of € and book allowance of €93, accident and health insurance, accommodation and also the Grant holders are exempted from paying tuition fees, the recipient will receive material support for up to 18 months and also get follow-up support and guarantees.

    First published in its English translation during World War II in , the first part of this book is composed of lectures originally delivered (in German) during the pre-war period, whilst the second part of the book represents author Franz Werfel’s present point of view, arriving at the difficult conclusion that “complete human detachment is the first psychological symptom of. Franz Kafka, with his meticulous, almost ethereal prose and his penetrating vision of the human predicament, has become part of the backbone of modern culture; his friend and fellow German-speaking Jew from Prague, Franz Werfel, was, in a way, part of that same culture’s soft underbelly. He was driven by his emotions and his urges.


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In Junefamed Austrian author Franz Werfel and his beautiful wife, Alma Mahler, were on a desperate flight. Franz Viktor Werfel (10 September – 26 August ) was an Austrian-Bohemian novelist, playwright, and poet whose career spanned World War I, the Interwar period, and World War is primarily known as the author of The Forty Days of Musa Dagh (, English tr.

), a novel based on events that took place during the Armenian Genocide ofand The Song of Bernadette. Franz Werfel died in Los Angeles in and was interred there in the Rosedale Cemetery. However, his body was returned in to Vienna for reburial in the Zentralfriedhof.[5] About פרנץ ורפל (עברית)Parents: Rudolf Werfel.

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His “adaptability,” of which he boasted so often, can only have been superficial, since his later works represented a consistent attempt to escape from harsh contemporary realities by absorption in mysticism and especially in the mysteries of Catholic theology.The Forty Days of Musa Dagh [Die vierzig Tage des Musa Dagh] is a novel by the Austrian-Bohemian writer Franz Werfel based on true events that took place induring the second year of World War I and at the beginning of the Armenian Genocide.