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Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short Story Writers, and Other Creatives Writers who Died between 1900 and 1999, from the First Published Critical Appraisals to Current Evaluations. Vol. 1 [1978]-Vol. 225 [2009]. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Company

Excerpts from Works by Zweig

Vol. 2 [1979]. Edited by Dedria Bryfonski and Sharon K. Hall. In the article “Thomas Mann”, pp. 411-444. Stefan Zweig, pp. 418-419. Excerpt from "The Beloved Returns" in The Stature of Thomas Mann [Translator not indicated]. Edited by Charles Neider. New York: New Directions, 1947, pp. 188-190. Reprinted in London: Peter Owen, 1951; Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries, 1968. German original: "Thomas Mann: 'Lotte in Weimar'" in The European Press [London], 8 March 1940, p. 4. Review of: Thomas Mann. Lotte in Weimar. Roman. Stockholm: Bermann-Fischer Verlag, 1939

Vol. 4 [1981]. Edited by Sharon K. Hall. In the article “Leo Tolstoy”, pp. 443-485. Stefan Zweig, p. 458. An excerpt from the section "The Artist" [Der Künstler] in the Tolstoy essay from Adepts in Self-Portraiture: Casanova - Stendhal - Tolstoy [Drei Dichter ihres Lebens: Casanova - Stendhal - Tolstoi]. Translated by Eden and Cedar Paul. New York: Viking Press, 1928, pp. 241-259. See pp. 241-245. Reprinted. London: Cassell and Company Limited, 1952, pp. 226-243. See pp. 226-227, 229-230

Vol. 8 [1982]. Edited by Sharon K. Hall. In the article “Maxim Gorky”, pp. 66-94. Stefan Zweig, pp. 74-75. An excerpt from Zweig's "Maxim Gorki" [Translator not indicated] in The Virginia Quarterly Review [Charlottesville, University of Virginia], 5:4 [October 1929], pp. 492-501. See pp. 497-498, 499, 501. German original: "Rede zu Ehren Maxim Gorkis. Zum sechzigsten Geburtstag des Dichters, 26. März 1928" in Neue Freie Presse [Wien], 25 March 1928, pp. 31-32. See Zeiten und Schicksale. Aufsätze und Vorträge aus den Jahren 1902-1942 [1990], No. 11, pp. 123-134

Vol. 10 [1983]. Edited by Dennis Poupard. In the article “Friedrich Nietzsche”, pp. 350-399. Stefan Zweig, pp. 365-366. See "Nietzsche" [From "The Struggle with the Daimon" / "Der Kampf mit dem Dämon"] in Master Builders. A Typology of the Spirit [Baumeister der Welt. Eine Typologie des Geistes]. Translated by Eden and Cedar Paul. New York: The Viking Press, 1929, pp. (465)-473. See pp. 467-470, 471-473

Vol. 12 [1984]. Edited by Dennis Poupard. In the article “Émile (Adolphe Gustave) Verhaeren”, pp. 456-484. Stefan Zweig, pp. 459-460. See Emile Verhaeren [1914], pp. 179, 181-183, 183-185, 254-255, 255-256

Vol. 17[1985]. Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short Story Writers, and Other Creative Writers Who Lived between 1890 and 1960, from the First Published Critical Appraisals to Current Evaluations. Edited by Dennis Poupard and James E. Person, Jr. Associate Editor Thomas Ligotti

“Stefan Zweig 1881-1942", pp. 420-460

[1].
Introduction [By the editors], pp. 420-423. "Principle Works (of Zweig)", pp. 422-423
[2].
Amelia von Ende [Essay date 1913], p. 423. An excerpt from "Literary Vienna" in The Bookman [New York], 38:2 [October 1913], pp. 141-155
[3].
“Verhaeren” [Essay date 1915], pp. 423-424. An excerpt from a review of Zweig's Emile Verhaeren [1914] in The New York Times Book Review [New York], 3 January 1915, p. 2
[4].
Hans Reisiger [Essay date 1923], pp. 424-425. An excerpt from the “Introduction to Zweig’s Collected Poems” in Stefan Zweig. A Tribute to His Life and Work [1951], No. 3, pp. 47-49
[5].
Sigmund Freud [Essay date 1928], pp. 425-426. An excerpt from Freud's “Dostoevsky and Parricide” [Translated by D. F. Tait] in his Collected Papers. Vol. 5: Miscellaneous Papers 1888-1938. Edited by James Strachey. London: Hogarth Press, 1948 [Reprinted New York: Basic Books, 1959], pp. 222-242
[6].
Norman A. Britten [Essay date 1940], pp. 426-427. An excerpt from “Stefan Zweig - Biographer and Teacher” in The Sewanee Review [Sewanee, TN] 48:2 [Spring 1940], pp. 245-254
[7].
Stefan Zweig [As reported by Robert van Gelder. Essay date 1940], pp. 427-428. An excerpt from an interview with Robert van Gelder. “The Future of Writing in a World at War” in Writers and Writing. By Robert van Gelder. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1946, pp. 86-89. First appeared in The New York Times Book Review [New York], 28 July 1940, p. 2
[8].
Jules Romains [Essay date 1941], p. 429. An excerpt from Stefan Zweig. Great European [1941]
[9].
Hannah Arendt [Essay date 1943], pp. 429-431. An excerpt from “Portrait of a Period” in The Menorah Journal [New York], 31:3 [Autumn 1943], pp. 307-314
[10].
Raoul Auernheimer [Essay date 1943], pp. 431-432. An excerpt from “Stefan Zweig” in The Torch of Freedom. Twenty Exiles of History. Edited by Emil Ludwig and Henry B. Kranz. New York/Toronto: Farrar and Rinehart Inc., 1943, pp. 407-426
[11].
Solomon Liptzin [Essay date 1944], pp. 432-434. An excerpt from “Stefan Zweig” in Germany's Stepchildren. By Solomon Liptzin. Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1944, pp. 211-225
[12].
Gertrude E. Teller [Essay date 1952], pp. 434-437. An excerpt from “'Virata or The Eyes of the Undying Brother' and Stefan Zweig's Thought” in The Germanic Review [New York], 27:1 [February 1952], pp. 31-40
[13].
Joseph Leftwich [Essay date 1958], pp. 437-440. An excerpt from “Stefan Zweig and the World of Yesterday” in Year Book of the Leo Baeck Institute. Vol. 3. Edited by Robert Weltsch. London: East and West Library, 1958, pp. 81-100
[14].
Donald G. Daviau and Harvey I. Dunkle [Essay date 1973], pp. 440-444. An excerpt from “Stefan Zweig’s Schachnovelle” in Monatshefte[Madison, WI], 45:4 [Winter 1973], pp. 370-384
[15].
C(ederic) E. Williams [Essay date 1974], pp. 444-446. An excerpt from “Stefan Zweig - Pacifist Extraordinary” in The Broken Eagle. The Politics of Austrian Literature from Empire to Anschluss. By C. E. Williams. New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1974, pp. 113-131
[16].
D. B. Douglas [Essay date 1980], pp. 446-448. An excerpt from “The Humanist Gambit. A Study of Stefan Zweig’s Schachnovelle” in Journal of the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association [Melbourne], No. 53 [1980], pp. 17-24
[17].
Adrian del Caro [Essay date 1981], pp. 448-451. An excerpt from “Stefan Zweig’s Ungeduld des Herzens. A Nietzschean Interpretation” in Modern Austrian Literature [Riverside, CA], 14:3/4 [1981], pp. 195-204
[18].
Peter J. Macris [Essay date 1981], pp. 451-453. An excerpt from “Zweig as Dramatist” in Stefan Zweig. The World of Yesterday's Humanist Today [1983], pp. 186-194
[19].
John Fowles [Essay date 1981], pp. 453-455. An excerpt from Fowles's “Introduction" to The Royal Game and Other Stories [1981], pp. vii-xviii.
[20].
Stephen Spender [Essay date 1982], pp. 455-457. An excerpt from “Guilty Secrets” [A review of The Royal Game and Other Stories] in The New York Review of Books [New York], 29:4 [18 March 1982], pp. 7-8, 10
[21].
Donald A. Prater [Essay date 1982], pp. 457-459. An excerpt from “Stefan Zweig” in Exile. The Writer's Experience. Edited by John M. Spalek and Robert F. Bell. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 1982, pp. 311-332
[22].
Additional Bibliography, pp. 459-460
[23].
See Cumulative Index to Authors, p. 518 and Cumulative Index to Crtitics, p. 564


Vol. 79 [1999]. Excerpts from Criticism of the Works of Novelists, Poets, Playwrights, Short Story Writers, and Other Creative Writers Who Lived between 1900 and 1960, from the First Published Critical Appraisals to Current Evaluations. Edited by Jennifer Gariepy. Associate editor Thomas Ligotti

“Max Ophuls 1902-1957, pp. 172-275. NB: The word "Letter" refers to Letter from an Unknown Woman, a 1948 film directed by Max Ophuls

[24].
Introduction, pp. 172-173. Letter, pp. 172, 173
[25].
Eugene Archer. “Ophuls and the Romantic Tradition”, pp. 173-174. Letter, p. 173. From Yale French Studies [New Haven, CT], No. 17 [Summer 1956, pp. 3-5
[26].
Andrew Sarris. “Max Ophuls”, pp. 174-180. Letter, p. 175. From Interviews with Film Directors. Edited by Andrew Sarris. Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill, 1968 [Reprinted 1972 as Hollywood Voices]
[27].
Forrest Williams. “The Mastery of Movement - An Appreciation of Max Ophuls”, pp. 180-183. From Film Comment [New York], 5:4 [Winter 1969], pp. 71-74. In this essay Williams places Ophuls’s Letter from an Unknown Woman in a cinematic tradition that includes Orson Welles’s The Magnificent Ambersons and William Wyler’s The Little Foxes
[28].
Howard Koch. “Script to Screen with Max Ophuls”, pp. 183-186. Letter, pp. 185-186. From Film Comment [New York], 6:4 [Winter 1970/1971], pp. 41-43]. Koch, the screenwriter for Ophuls’s Letter from an Unknown Woman, reminisces about meeting and working with the director
[29].
Molly Haskell. “Madame de - A Musical Passage”, pp.188-193. Letter. p. 189. From Favorite Movies - Critic’s Choice. Edited by Philip Nobile. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1973, pp. 133-145
[30].
Peter Harcourt. “My Favorite Movie - Madame de”, pp. 193-198. Letter, pp. 193, 197. From Favorite Movies - Cristic’s Choice. Edited by Philip Nobile. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1973, pp. 146-159
[31].
Tony Pipolo. “The Aptness of Terminology - Point of View, Consciousness and Letter from an Unknown Woman”, pp. 198-207. From Film Reader [Evanston, IL], No. 4 [1979], pp. 166-179
[32].
Dolores M. Burdick. “Lisa, Lola, and L. The Woman Unknown as the Woman Immortal in Ophuls and Robbe-Grillet”, pp. 211-215. Letter, pp. 212, 215. From Michigan Academician [Ann Arbor, MI], 12:3 [Winter 1980], pp. 251-259. Burdick identifies similar themes in Ophuls’s Letter from an Unknown Woman and Lola Montes and Alain Robbe-Grillet’s L’Immortelle
[33].
Manon Meilgaard and Dolores Burdick. “Maupassant and Ophuls: The ‘Real’ and the ‘Ideal’ in La Maison Tellier (Le Plaisir)”, pp. 215-219. From Michigan Academician [Ann Arbor, MI], 14:1 [Summer 1981], pp. 63-69. Letter, p. 215
[34].
George Wilson. “Max Ophuls’s Letter from an Unknown Woman”, pp. 218-227. From Modern Language Notes [Baltimore, MD], 98:5 [December 1983], pp. 1121-1142. Wilson explores cinematic techniques used by Ophuls in Letter from an Unknown Woman
[35].
Tania Modleski. “Time and Desire in the Woman’s Film”, pp. 228-234. From German Film and Literature - Adaptations and Transformations. Edited by Eric Rentschler. New York: Methuen, 1986, pp. 326-336. Modleski examines the melodramatic elements in Ophuls’s Letter from an Unknown Woman
[36].
Mary Ann Doane. “The Abstraction of a Lady - La Signora di tutti”, pp. 243-253. Letter, pp. 244, 248. From: Cinema Journal [Champaign, IL], 28:1 [Fall 1988], pp. 65-82
[37].
Gaylyn Studlar. “Masochistic Performance and Female Subjectivity in Letter from an Unknown Woman”, pp. 258-271. From Cinema Journal [Champaign, IL], 33:3 [Spring 1994], pp. 35-57. See “Title Index”, Letter from an Unknown Woman, p. 632
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