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Beware of Pity.

Stefan Zweig

Beware of Pity.

by Stefan Zweig

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Published by Penguin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Tr.fr.German P.& T.Blewitt.

SeriesTwentieth Century Classics S
The Physical Object
Pagination353p.
Number of Pages353
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14949411M
ISBN 100140184333

Beware of Pity Book Summary and Study Guide. Stefan Zweig Booklist Stefan Zweig Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Beware of Pity; A young cavalry officer makes a terrible blunder at a ball by inviting to dance a paraplegic young girl. Overwhelmed by guilt and pity, he will send her flowers and get into the habit of visiting her. Get this from a library! Beware of pity. [Stefan Zweig] -- In a young second lieutenant discovers the terrible danger of pity. He had no idea the girl was lame when he asked her to dance - his compensatory afternoon calls relieve his guilt but give her.

Stefan’s Zweig’s Beware of Pity is an almost unbearably tense and powerful tale of unrequited love and the danger of pity. The famous novel is published by Pushkin Press in a cloth bound hardback, beautifully designed by Nathan Burton and translated by the award-winning Anthea Bell.   A Complicite & Schaubühne Berlin co-production Beware of Pity Adapted from the book by Stefan Zweig Directed by Simon McBurney Watch this sold out production for .

Get this from a library! Beware of pity. [Stefan Zweig; Anthea Bell] -- "In a young second lieutenant discovers the terrible danger of pity. He had no idea the girl was lame when he asked her to dance-his compensatory afternoon calls relieve his guilt but give her a. Beware of Pity was first published in and looks back to the eve of another war, in on the borders of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. It’s a simple story, about an act of kindness that goes horribly wrong – and Zweig’s percipient understanding of human /5(35).


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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 /5.

"Beware of Pity is an utterly unsparing dissection of the corruptions of false pity In stripping away the lies with which we disguise our true desires from ourselves, Zweig lays bare the larger lies of the age: it was, in fact, the perfect novel for that 'low, dishonest decade,' as Auden termed it."Cited by: 7.

His novel Beware of Pity, composed over a period of years and completed in (there are 11 extant – volumes of notes and drafts that attest to Zweig's painstaking work on his only full-length. "Stefan Zweig's brilliant novel, Beware of Pity, is an original and powerful work."--The New York Times.

The great Austrian writer Stefan Zweig was a master anatomist of the deceitful heart, and Beware of Pity. book of Pity, the only novel he published during his lifetime, uncovers the seed of selfishness within even the finest of of Pity is an almost unbearably tense and powerful tale of /5().

Beware of Pity by Stefan Zweig is a journey by the reader thorough his or her own reactions of pity to the characters in the story. The main character, Anton Hofmiller, is a military officer who is invited to the home of Herr Lajos von Kekesfalva, a wealthy aristocrat, for dinner one evening.

In my opinion, no book of his deserves reissue more than his one novel, Beware of Pity (Ungeduld des Herzens, ). Zweig was a friend and admirer of Sigmund Freud, his fellow Viennese, and it was no doubt Freud’s writings, together with the experience of two world wars, that persuaded him of the fundamental irrationalism of the human mind.4/5(32).

For years, Beware of Pity was the most important book I’d never read. I’d read other books by its author, Stefan Zweig: a melancholic Austrian Jew whose chronicles of pre-war Vienna filled me with an aimless nostalgia for Habsburgs I had never known.

To undertake a review of the re-issue of Stefan Zweig's Beware of Pity is an unexpectedly daunting enterprise. One does so in the shadow of Michael Hofmann's eviscerating review of the re-issue and English re-translation of Zweig's memoir The World of Yesterday (trans.

Anthea Bell, Pushkin Press, ) in the London Review of Books (Vol. 32, No. 2, 28 Jan ). Beware of Pity review – Simon McBurney astonishes with vision of a world on edge B alzac, about whom Stefan Zweig wrote an excellent book, once claimed that “pity kills, Author: Michael Billington.

In my opinion, no book of his deserves reissue more than his one novel, Beware of Pity (Ungeduld des Herzens, ). Zweig was a friend and admirer of Sigmund Freud, his fellow Viennese, and it was no doubt Freud’s writings, together with the experience of two world wars, that persuaded him of the fundamental irrationalism of the human mind.

In Beware of Pity, what feels true are the scenes in which we are shown the futility of pity. This is a horrible lesson; it is also what makes the book radical and modern. But however modern in his subject matter, Zweig was not what we call a modernist.4/5(32).

Beware of Pity is an almost unbearably tense and powerful tale of unrequited love and the danger of pity. InHofmiller, an Austro-Hungarian cavalry officer stationed at the edge of the empire, is invited to a party at the home of a rich local landowner, a world /5(6). But, in fact, M.

Gustave, the main character who is played by Ralph Fiennes, is modelled significantly on Zweig as well." The great Austrian writer Stefan Zweig was a master anatomist of the deceitful heart, and Beware of Pity, the only novel he published during his lifetime, uncovers the seed of selfishness within even the finest of feelings.

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This detailed literature summary also contains Topics for Discussion and a 5/5(4). A very powerful book - perhaps the most moving and captivating book I have ever read - Beware of Pity explores a complex moral dilemma.

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I also read the The Post-Office Girl. The Grand Budapest Hotel has elements that were sort of stolen from both these books. Two characters in our story are vaguely meant to represent Zweig himself — our “Author” character, played by Tom.