Lion Feuchtwanger: Moskau 1937. Ein Reisebericht fur meine Freunde [Moscow 1937. Report on a Journey for my Friends] (993 words)


During his exile in France following Hitler's accession to power in 1933, Lion Feuchtwanger made a high-profile journey to the Soviet Union between November 1936 and February 1937 accompanied by Ludwig Marcuse and his wife Sascha, the German writer Lilo Dammert, and the American artist Eva Herrmann. After being welcomed at the border by a delegation of writers headed by Willi Bredel, Feuchtwanger participated in a programme of events designed to show the Soviet Union's recent progress. He spoke on Russian radio about writers in exile and discussed plans for the German-language émigré journal Das Wort, for a Russian edition of his works, and for a film of his novel Die Geschwister …

Citation: Wallace, Ian. "Moskau 1937. Ein Reisebericht fur meine Freunde". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 10 August 2007 [, accessed 07 August 2022.]

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