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In Radetzkymars (1932) vertelt Roth de laatste jaren van de Habsburgse monarchie aan de hand van het verhaal van de familie Trotta. Het hoofdpersonage is Carl Joseph Trotta, de kleinzoon van een luitenant die tijdens de slag bij Solferino het leven van de keizer heeft gered en daar met geld en een adellijke titel voor beloond is. Het beeld van de dode grootvader, de held van Solferino, hangt als e
Title
Radetzkymars
Author
Joseph Roth
Translator
Els Snick
Author of introduction
Geert Mak
Illustrator
Jan Vanriet
Language
Dutch
Original language
German
Original title
Radetzkymarsch
Publisher
Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Van Oorschot, 2020 | Other editions
ISBN
9789028251212
CloudLibrary
3fnwxg9

About Joseph Roth

Moses Joseph Roth (2 September 1894 – 27 May 1939) was an Austrian journalist and novelist, best known for his family saga Radetzky March (1932), about the decline and fall of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, his novel of Jewish life Job (1930) and his seminal essay "Juden auf Wanderschaft" (1927; translated into English in The Wandering Jews), a fragmented account of the Jewish migrations from eastern to western Europe in the aftermath of World War I and the Russian Revolution. In the 21st century, publications in English of Radetzky March and of collections of his journalism from Berlin and Paris created a revival of interest in Roth.

Habsburg empire

Born into a Jewish family, Roth was born and grew up in Brody, a small town near Lemberg in East Galicia, in the easternmost reaches of what was then the Austro-Hungarian empire. Jewish culture played an important role i…Read more on Wikipedia

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