Wednesday, March 30, 2016

A man from a lost world …

… Review of Stefan Zweig, 'Messages From a Lost World: Europe on the Brink'. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

I have liked Zweig since I first read him in college. His biographical sketch of Nietzsche is wonderful. Reading him is to encounter culture in the best sense. Civilization didn't measure up to culture, however, and he seems to have found himself to be, almost literally, a nowhere man.

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