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Questions about Stefan Zweig's memoir 'The World of Yesterday: Memories of a European' ('Die Welt von Gestern: Erinnerungen eines Europäers'), published in 1942 after the author's suicide. Use this tag with the [stefan-zweig] and [german-literature] tags.

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Did Stefan Zweig tell this anecdote in The World of Yesterday"?

Many years ago I read The World of Yesterday by Stefan Zweig. I believe that in this book there was the following, real-life story: Shortly before the outbreak of World War II several intellectuals, ...