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Quotation by Stefan Zweig
Balzac trans. by Marion Sonnenfeld, S. Fischer Verlag (1959) Der Kampf mit dem Daemon (The Struggle with the Demon) trans. by Marion Sonnenfeld, Insel Verlag (1929) Die Welt von Gestern (The World of Yesterday) trans. by Marion Sonnenfeld, S. Fischer Verlag (1955) Erasmus of Rotterdam trans. by Marion Sonnenfeld, Herbert Reichner Verlag, Vienna, Austria (1935) Erasmus of Rotterdam trans. by Marion Sonnenfeld, Vienna, Austria, Herbert Reichner Verlag, (1935)
(Brazil:) I've never beheld such a paradise. The people are enchanting and—a mercy on this earth of ours—this is the only place where there isn't any race question. Negroes and whites and Indians, three-quarters, oneeighth, the wonderful Mulatto and Creole women, Jews and Christians, all dwell together in a peace that passes describing. The Jewish immigrants are in seventh heaven; all of them have jobs and feel at home.
Stefan Zweig (18811942), Austrian writer. letter from Rio de Janeiro, Aug. 26, 1936, to his wife, Friderike. Stefan and Friderike Zweig: Their Correspondence 19121942, p. 290, Hastings House (1954).
Stefan Zweig's impression of some islands by Rio do Janeiro, Brazil.
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