[Epub] ↠ La Pitié dangereuse Author Stefan Zweig – Thomashillier.co.uk

La Pitié dangereuse A La Veille De La Premi Re Guerre Mondiale, Un Jeune Officier Pauvre, En Garnison Dans Une Petite Ville Autrichienne, Est Pris De Piti Pour Une Jeune Infirme Riche De Cette Piti Dangereuse D Coulera L Amour Fou Que Porte Edith De Kekesfalva Au Lieutenant Anton Hofmiller.


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    Did you enjoy Wes Anderson s film The Grand Hotel Budapest Did you become entranced as I did by its nostalgia for the Austro Hungarian Empire in those moonlight days before the Great War Beware of Pity 1939 , the novel which inspired the film, was written by Stefan Zweig in exile, in London during the time when the Nazis occupied his beloved Vienna, when Germany subsumed Austria into itself, and Austria alas was noHow ironic at the very moment Zweig was mourning the cultural demis Did you enjoy Wes Anderson s film The Grand Hotel Budapest Did you become entranced as I did by its nostalgia for the Austro Hungarian Empire in those moonlight days before the Great War Beware of Pity 1939 , the novel which inspired the film, was written by Stefan Zweig in exile, in London during the time when the Nazis occupied his beloved Vienna, when Germany subsumed Austria into itself, and Austria alas was noHow ironic at the very moment Zweig was mourning the cultural demise of the cosmopolitan empire of twenty five years ...


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    Beware of Pity, Zweig s one and only novel, was a book that had eluded me for quite some time, but learning of a new translation by Oxford Academic Dr Jonathan Katz who has worked on writings by Goethe and Joseph Roth , I followed through and got hold of a copy whilst on a trip back to my home City of Bath, and as things would have it, I also learned Zweig actually stayed in Bath for a time after fleeing mainland Europe during the war Reading Impatience of the Heart was well worth the wait, Beware of Pity, Zweig s one and only novel, was a book that had eluded me for quite some time, but learning of a new translation by Oxford Academic Dr Jonathan Katz who has worked on writings by Goethe and Joseph Roth , I followed through and got hold of a copy whilst on a trip back to my home City of Bath, and as things would have it, I also learned Zweig actually stayed in Bath for a time after fleeing mainland Europe during the war Reading Impatience of the Heart was well worth the wait, I would put it up there with one of the best novels I have ever read, It captivated me from first page to the last, with moments that had me wanting to look the other way, through it s depiction of pity.This is a story of painful and almost unbearable disillusionment swept along with a saddening nostalgia, composed by Zweig over a period of years and completed by 1938, in which a young Austrian cavalry officer, Hofmiller, befriends a local millionaire, Kekesfalva, and his famil...


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    Disclaimer Despite whatever I say in the following review, and no matter how much I mock Beware of Pity , I did actually enjoy it To a limited extent.Stefan Zweig is an enormous drama queen Every emotion in his novel Beware of Pity is hyperbolic, neon lit, hammy His narrator doesn t feel anything as prosaic as mere mere joy No way He sapt to be blithe as a twittering bird People aren t only surprised their faces turn white as a specter, their legs threaten to give way, and their w Disclaimer Despite whatever I say in the following review, and no matter how much I mock Beware of Pity , I did actually enjoy it To a limited extent.Stefan Zweig is an enormous drama queen Every emotion in his novel Beware of Pity is hyperbolic, neon lit, hammy His narrator doesn t feel anything as prosaic as mere mere joy No way He sapt to be blithe as a twittering bird People aren t only surprised their faces turn white as a specter, their legs threaten to give way, and their whole being roils with inner turbulence And these reactions aren t even for big surprises like, I don t know, World Wa...


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    Zweig is a master of the novella, and his mastery shows in BEWARE OF PITY, which unfortunately is a novel Were this 130 pages long, it would have been salvageable not CHESS STORY level, but what is , but the excitement of the Zweigian opening an author, a stranger, a story within a story began to diminish when it became clear that this wasn t a novel with multiple parts Here is the spoiler free plot, in full a poor cavalry officer sees a beautiful woman in town, finagles an invitation to Zweig is a master of the novella, and his mastery shows in BEWARE OF PITY, which unfortunately is a novel Were this 130 pages long, it would have been salvageable not CHESS STORY level, but what is , ...


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    Pity It had never dawned upon me what a double edged feeling pity is Neither had I dwelled for long on the ramifying consequences of actions triggered by that feeling Compassion, generosity and benignity are considered virtues promoted by years of religious heritage and have therefore been imprinted on mankind s consciousness from the beginning of times, but the mental processes and the tapestry of neuronal connections that generate good deeds are as inscrutable as the mosaic of celestial bo...


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    BEWARE OF PITY Ungeduld des Herzens, orig title in German revised 10 21 17 Pick up a bee from kindness, and learn the limitations of kindness.Sufi ProverbUpon finishing this, Stefan Zweig s only completed novel, after reading his memoir, The World of Yesterday, I ve found that the Austrian Zweig was one of those singularly gifted observers of the human condition, that come along maybe only once a generation, able to regularly discern the profound in the mundane as if such a talent came like r BEWARE OF PITY...


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    My friend and I both pity the homeless, but I prefer to do it from a distance My friend isn t like that He likes to put money in cup Through the years, his insistence on an actual physical exchange has grown exponentially It was one thing to raise the gift from 1 to 2 to 5 and then 10 But then even that changed We drifted apart and then slowly saw each other again Walking back to our jobs after lunch after renewing our friendship we passed a homeless man that we had passed many times My friend and I both pity the homeless, but I prefer to do it from a distance My friend isn t like that He likes to put money in cup Through the years, his insistence on an actual physical exchange has grown exponentially It was one thing to raise the gift from 1 to 2 to 5 and then 10 But then even that changed We drifted apart and then slowly saw each other again Walking back to our jobs after lunch after renewing our friendship we passed a homeless man that we had passed many times in the past He provoked genuine sympathy, standing on one leg only and a crutch It was no longer enough now for my friend to drop bills in cup He made a point of standing ceremoniously, extending his hand for a shake and addressing the man by name The man said nothing in return, not even smiling at the crisp new bill.Beware of pity It is an exchange Readers of novels, do not linger on the man consumed with Liberal guilt Instead think of our one legged man Make him smart Or devious Or rebellious, ki...