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Collaboration & Taking Sides Ronald Harwood

Collaboration & Taking Sides

Ronald Harwood

Published December 31st 2008
ISBN : 9780571242603
167 pages
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CollaborationIn 1931, composer Richard Strauss and writer Stefan Zweig embark on an invigorating artistic partnership. But Zweig is a Jew and the Nazis are on the march. Is it possible to keep artistic aspiration and political action separate? How fine is the line between collaboration and betrayal?Taking SidesPrized by Hitler as the cultural jewel in the crown of the Third Reich, conductor Wilhelm Furtwangler became the perfect post-war target for interrogation as a Nazi sympathiser. Major Steve Arnold, who has witnessed the horrors of Belsen, is about to cross-examine him.