Zweig, Arnold, 1887-1968

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1887-11-10
Death 1968-11-26
Germans
German

Biographical notes:

Arnold Zweig was born in Prussia, was raised in Germany, and lived for a time in Palestine. His novels and plays, with themes of injustice and anti-war, were popular in the former German Democratic Republic. He returned to Germany from the Middle East after World War II and found a new audience in East Germany.

From the description of Arnold Zweig letter to R. Toole Stott, 1944 Dec. 31. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 52316277

Zweig fled Germany in 1933, going first to Czechoslovakia, then to Switzerland and France, and emigrated to Palestine sometime in the same year. In 1948 he returned to East Germany.

From the description of Correspondence to Franz Werfel, 1926,1939. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864902

Novelist and essayist.

From the description of Arnold Zweig correspondence and writings, 1937-1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984540

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Subjects:

  • Psychoanalysis
  • Authors, German--20th century--Correspondence
  • Pacifists--Correspondence

Occupations:

  • Novelists
  • Essayist

Places:

  • Germany (as recorded)