Franz Werfel: The Faith of an Exile: From Prague to Beverly Hills

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Franz Werfel was born in Prague in 1890 and died in Beverly Hills in 1945, a popular and artistic success in Europe and America. Despite his Jewish birth and upbringing, he was attracted to Christianity at any early age, and although he never formally converted, he celebrated his own vision of it in his entire life's work. The origina sof that peculiar faith and the response it engendered in Werfel's work as he lived thorough the horrific end of Jewish life in Europe are treated here. Werfel was not a systematic thinker, ...

Franz Werfel: The Faith of an Exile: From Prague to Beverly Hills 1985, Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, ON

ISBN-13: 9780889201682

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