Arnold zweig

Arnold Zweig. He was a German writer , author of widespread novels , plays, and essays.


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  • 1 Biographical synthesis
    • 1 Professional career
    • 2 Death
  • 2 Prize
  • 3 Source

Biographical synthesis

He was born in Poland on November 10 , 1887 . He studied at Breslau , Berlin , Göttingen and other universities in Germany . During World War I he is a soldier in the German army and serves on the two main European fronts.


It emerged with the literary generation that expressed the horror of war in the novel , sharing with Remarque, Barbusse and Dorgeles the first row of this genre , which highlights his work The Case of Sergeant Grischa written in 1927 , the product of their experiences in war, the play is recognized as one of the best war novels , in which it tells the story of a Russian prisoner of war victim of the Prussian bureaucracy .

With the advent of Hitler, he had to expatriate. In 1934 he settled in Palestine and devoted himself to the study of Jewish problems. Claudia, The Young Girl of 1914 Ritual Murder in Hungary , Spinoza’s Living Thought and some volumes of stories are part of her work.

He returned to East Germany in 1948 , where he held the presidency of the East German Academy of Letters from 1950 to 1953 .


He dies in Berlin on November 26 , 1968 .


He is awarded the Lenin Peace Prize in 1958 .


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