He was one of Europe's greatest writers, who both chronicled, and was a victim of, the horrors of the Twentieth Century. A new film about Austrian novelist Stefan Zweig hits theaters here in Germany this weekend.
One of the best-known German writers of the 20th century, Stefan Zweig, had to flee the Nazi regime and landed in Brazil. On the 75th anniversary of his death, here's a look back at this great humanist's contributions.
Persecuted by the Nazis, author Stefan Zweig fled to Brazil - where he ultimately took his own life. A new film by Maria Schrader explores his time in exile, and puts Europe's ongoing refugee crisis into perspective.
He was a European, a pacifist, and a great writer. He fled the Nazis in 1934, and never returned to Europe. A new film explores Zweig's inner turmoil during his life in exile, torn between fame and despair.
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The Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Prize in literature, is cutting all ties with a man facing a series of sexual harassment allegations. The influential person had been closely linked with the institution.
With the successful staging of "Fiddler on the Roof," the Komische Oper celebrates its 70th anniversary. For DW columnist Gero Schliess, the smallest of the three Berlin opera houses is particularly inspiring right now.
Bauhaus is one of Germany's most successful cultural exports. But these days, 22 of the world's leading architecture offices are American, 17 British - and only three German.
After the "Jamaica" coalition talks aimed at building the next German government collapsed in Berlin on Sunday, Germany's top culture critics took to Twitter to voice their opinions.
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