Après un bref aperçu des critères factuels autant que fictifs du livre Theodor Herzl is best known for having revived Zionism at the turn of the century.
However, his political occupation was mainly sustained by his activities as a writer.
The New York Times has reported that new translations and editions of Zweig’s work have gradually reappeared over the past few years before Anderson’s film (which was released in March 2014): New editions of his fiction, including his collected stories, are being published, with some appearing in English for the first time.
Movies are being adapted from his writing; a new selection of his letters is in the works; plans to reissue his many biographies and essays are in motion; and his complicated life has provided inspiration for new biographies and a best-selling French novel.
Cependant ses activités politiques font partie de son identité d’auteur.
L’article traite de la carrière de Herzl en lien avec l’esthétisme de la modernité, et propose un tour d’horizon de la culture « fin de siècle » viennoise en s’appuyant sur Hermann Bahr et le groupe des poètes ‘Jung-Wien’.
Wes Anderson’s whimsical film “The Grand Budapest Hotel” was nominated for nine Academy Awards Thursday morning, just days after winning the Golden Globe for Best Comedy or Musical.
Named one of the best films of the year by several top critics, it could earn Anderson, a director whose cult following has steadily grown over the past decade, his first Oscar.
(Modern Literature), launching the creation of the group ‘Jung-Wien’, an informal league of young Viennese poets treading in the footsteps of the French ‘décadence.’ While it may be claimed that Paris was the epicenter of decadent writing and aestheticism, the movement’s anti-naturalistic and sensuous spirit also made its way to other European cities.
Hermann Bahr was to play an important role as intermediary, introducing French literature to Vienna, which is where he returned to in 1889, following a one-year stay in Paris.2 Bahr aimed at promoting an internalized mode of writing that would suitably capture the nervousness and unsteadiness of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, which at that time was already in decline and politically preceding the very path of decadence that was to become investigated by artists.