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Letter from an unknown woman

Stefan Zweig

Letter from an unknown woman

by Stefan Zweig

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Published by The Viking press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Stefan Zweig.
ContributionsPaul, Eden, 1865-1944 tr., Paul, Cedar. joint tr.
The Physical Object
Pagination111 p.
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16221559M

  Directed by Max Ophüls. With Joan Fontaine, Louis Jourdan, Mady Christians, Marcel Journet. A pianist about to flee from a duel receives a letter from a woman he cannot remember, who may hold the key to his downfall.8/10(K).   Stefan Zweig was born in in Vienna, into a wealthy Austrian-Jewish family. He studied in Berlin and Vienna and was first known as a poet and translator, then as a biographer. Between the wars, Zweig was an international bestseller with a string of hugely popular novellas including Letter from an Unknown Woman, Amok and : Steerforth Press.

  “Letters From an Unknown Woman” is a sharp corrective to the stately-homes lens through which Americans often view the historical Brits. Woodward’s London, both during and after the war, is Author: Jincy Willett. Letter from an Unknown Woman and other stories. for the moment he set aside one letter, apparently of some length and addressed to him in writing that he did not recognize. Meanwhile the servant had brought him tea; he leant back in an armchair at his ease, skimmed the newspaper again, leafed through several other items of printed matter.

  Stefan's Zweig's Letter from an Unknown Woman and other stories contains a new translation by the award-winning Anthea Bell of one of his most celebrated novellas, Letter from an Unknown Woman, the inspiration for a classic Hollywood film by Max Ophüls, as well as three new stories, appearing in English for the first time.. A famous author receives a letter on /5(44).   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Letters from an Unknown Woman: A Novel by Gerard Woodward at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be : Arcade.


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Stefan's Zweig's Letter from an Unknown Woman and other stories contains a new translation by the award-winning Anthea Bell of one of his most celebrated novellas, Letter from an Unknown Woman, the inspiration for a classic Hollywood film by Max Ophüls, as well as three new stories, appearing in English for the first time.

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A famous author receives a letter on his forty Cited by: - Stefan Zweig, Letter from an Unknown Woman I dont really understand monomania and its very uncomfortable yet fascinating to read about the case in this novella.

A famous author reads an anonymous letter addressed to him, the “I will tell you the whole story of my life, and it is a life that truly began only on the day I met you/5. Admittedly, I was attracted to try this book as much by the low price ($, Kindle) as I was by the erudite and positive reviews.

It is a collection of four novellas, written primarily in first person form. The most famous is "Letter from an Unknown Woman", which leads off the collection, but I truthfully enjoyed all of them/5(48). A rich and well-known writer, returning home to Vienna from one of many holidays, finds a long letter from an unknown woman.

As a teenager she had lived with her poor widowed mother in the same building and had fallen totally in love with both the opulent cultured lifestyle of her neighbour and the handsome charming man himself.5/5.

Letter from an Unknown Woman is one of the greatest films of the '40s, and therefore of all time. It's recognized as such now, having been drafted into 10/ Letter from an Unknown Woman consists almost entirely of a woman failing to act on a teenage crush.

It is like Hamlet rewritten for Mills and Boon. It is like Hamlet rewritten for Mills and Boon. There are dramatic scenes, but only the barest shadow of the structured storyline now considered essential in a Hollywood film.5/5.

Letter from an Unknown Woman Stefan Zweig (Pushkin Press, £7) Buy it at BOL "Can you understand, now, what a miracle, what an alluring enigma you seemed to me, the child.

Here was a man of whom Author: Guardian Staff. Letter from an Unknown Woman begins on the eve of a duel, introducing the dashing, philandering and now aging pianist Stefan Brand (Louis Jordan) as he assures his mute servant (the Group Theater’s Art Smith) that he is in no danger—“Honor is a luxury only gentlemen can afford.” In the subsequent flashback, which occupies virtually the.

Zweig’s short stories are good, but Letter from an Unknown Woman blows all the ones I’ve read until now out of the water. The concept is simple, the characters are few and the story is short but this somehow made the lady’s tale still sadder.

In Vienna aboutthe decadent pianist and wolf Stefan Brand is challenged for a duel by a deceived husband. He arrives in his apartment and tells his dumb butler John that he intends to leave Vienna to avoid the scheduled duel, and John delivers a.

Letter from an Unknown Woman is a American drama romance film directed by Max Ophüls. It was based on the novella of the same name by Stefan Zweig. The film stars Joan Fontaine, Louis.

Read pdf Letter From An Unknown Woman And Other Stories absolutely for free at “I believe that then it was a letter of congratulations on your youngest daughter’s marriage.

This time the occasion is not so festive, and perhap /10(2). His servant gives him a letter from an unknown woman, which he reads. In flashbacks we see the lifelong passion of Lisa Berndle for him: first as a girl who was his neighbor; next as a young woman.

The story is a strange one, however, not least because the writer of the letter is truly an Unknown Woman -- we learn a bit about her life, but never her name.

Indeed, her lover is equally unknown; we only observe him through her obsessed eyes, scarcely learning more about him than the fact that he is a writer. Letter From an Unknown Woman Critics Consensus Golden Age Hollywood romance doesn't get much better than Letter From an Unknown Woman, a powerful tale of doomed love%.

These four Stefan Zweig stories, newly translated by the award-winning Anthea Bell, are among his most celebrated and compelling work. The titular tale is a devastating depiction of unrequited love, which inspired a classic Hollywood film, directed by.

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Elsewhere in the collection, a young man mistakes the girl he loves. Genre/Form: German fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Zweig, Stefan, Letter from an unknown woman. New York: The Viking Press, Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ascher/Straus.

Letter to an unknown woman. New Paltz, N.Y.: Treacle Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type.Letter from an Unknown Woman 作者: Stefan Zweig 出版社: Pushkin Press 副标题: The Fowler Snared 译者: Paul Cedar 出版年: 页数: 定价: GBP 装帧: Paperback ISBN: /10().