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Buy Maria Antonieta by Stefan Zweig (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Esta personalidad que tuvo en la Historia la oportunidad de hacer un cambio y. Esta biografia publicada en es posiblemente el trabajo mas completo y fidedigno que existe de la vida de la ultima reina de Francia. Esta biografía es una delicia leerla. Cada aspecto de la vida de María Antonieta es relatado con detalle y no es difícil entender por qué terminó en la guillotina.

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Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. He was irresolute, she was quick to make up her mind; Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. He can write well and he has made the The writings of Stefan Zweig, who died over 70 years ago, are now enjoying a sort of resurgence as they are being published again and are being introduced to new generations of readers. Zweig details this extreme love story and the incredible inner strength Marie-Antoinette demonstrates until her final step on the platform of the guillotine with extraordinary psychological and personal detail.

Una vita involontariamente eroica”, ed. The Portrait of an Average Woman is a dramatic account of the guillotine’s most famous victim, from the time when as a fourteen-year-old she took Versailles by storm Life at the court of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette has long captivated readers, drawn by accounts of the intrigues and pageantry that came to such a sudden and unexpected end. Open Preview See a Problem?

No trivia or quizzes yet. He talks of the sentries hiding the sympathy they felt for the prisoners despite what the royalist memoirs tell usbut says nothing of what leads him to his own conclusion of the common folk ‘s solicitude.

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With this affair, the queen credibility was put in charge thus provoking even more the hate of the French people. To ask other readers questions about Marie Antoinetteplease sign up. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Unlike with his memoir, in w I’ve now read three different types of books by Zweig: He was heavy, she was light; he was inert, she was mobile; he was dull, she was sparkling; his nerves were obtuse, hers were sensitive Se la rivoluzione non fosse scoppiata nel suo mondo sereno e spensierato, questa figlia d’Absburgo avrebbe tranquillamente continuato a vivere come cento donne, milioni di donne di tutti i tempi.


Want to Read saving…. The affair of the diamond necklace was a real disaster to the queen’s reputation. The Journey by Antonia Fraser which also have a movie version: In the meantime, the book also describes her love affair with the Swede Count Axel von Fersen who played an important role in the attempt to escape from Paris but then the royal family was captured in Varennes.

Molta abnegazione d’antan, gli amanti si danno del “voi” anche in momenti cruciali. Per i primi trent’anni nei trentotto della sua esistenza, questa donna percorre una via insignificante, se pure in una sfera inconsueta; ella non supera mai nel bene o nel male, la misura media: He really felt bad for Marie-Antoinette and particularly mourns the mystery of biobrafia disappearance amtonieta her son from the Bastille before her execution.

View all 79 comments. Preview — Marie Antoinette by Stefan Zweig. He does stfan on sources that cannot be checked but he also provides an extremely readable history of the French Revolution from the royals’ point of view, culminating with the death of Marie Antoinette. Stefan Zweig was one of the world’s most famous writers during the s and s, especially in the U. See 1 question about Marie Antoinette….

Though I’m more likely to read another of his novellas instead of another of his biographies, against expectation, I found this the most entertaining of the three books, but also the most problematic. The writings of Stefan Zweig, who died over 70 years ago, are now enjoying a sort of resurgence as they are being published again and are being introduced to new generations of readers.

For me, it is the most poignant biography of this figure which we associate with the revolution and the frivolity that led to it but yet had a rich interior life and deserved a different fate than that which life handed her.

Zweig brings three arguments including one of his own finding in the originals claiming it is an affair. Es realmente sorprendente el poder que tiene el pueblo cuando se decide a no aguantar mas a sus gobernantes.

I think that this was my favorite Stefan Zweig biography. Zweig descrive Maria Antonietta come una donna media o mediocre, non un genio, non una eroina, non particolarmente acuta. Zweig’s interest in psychology and the teachings of Sigmund Freud led to his most characteristic work, the subtle portrayal of character.


It’s written in a very engaging style though with too many exclamation points for my taste and I zipped through it as I neared the end. Aug 08, Teresa rated it liked it. Una donna normale che scopre la sua grandezza solo grazie agli eventi che, senza volerlo, la portano ed essere prima la moglie del futuro re di Francia, il prototipo ben riuscito di un completo idiota, poi la Regina ed infine il simbolo, insieme al marito l’idiotadella dissoluzione della monarchia a causa della Rivoluzione.

La Reina ha abdicado y la mujer ha renunciado. She wanted to combine two things which are, in actual human experience, incompatible; she wanted to reign and at the same time to enjoy.

Finding only growing loneliness and disillusionment in their new surroundings, he and his second wife committed suicide. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. For two decades no warnings, not those of her mother nor those of her friends, had any effect upon this defiant spirit.

Marie Antoinette: The Portrait of an Average Woman by Stefan Zweig

Ma Zweig era intimo di Freud, il casuale e pasticcione scopritore dell’inconscio. Quando biografai piccola, lo ricordo ancora con un poco di nostalgia, all’esame di quinta elementare portai la Rivoluzione francesequesto grande caos travolgente che ingarbuglia un regno per creare la base dei moderni sistemi giuridici. M Eden Paul Translator. There are amazing descriptions of her spending excesses, all paid for steffan the people of France who mariw suffering.

Wondering several times where his information came from, I became frustrated. Sorrow and suffering were her first teachers, the only possible ones for a woman otherwise unteachable. La postfazione descrive Zweig come l’iniziatore del romanzo storico.

That is not a criticism but an observation on how writing and reading has changed from Zweig’s time. Though Zweig seems to respect Marie Antoinette more as time goes on, if she is what he considers an average woman as his subtitle and some of his comments state I feel demeaned.

Quotes from Marie Antoinette He writes of regrets in the secret hearts of most of the deputies who had voted to antonjeta the king.