The Reluctant Empress
Knopf, 1986 - 410 Seiten
Extremely interesting biography of Empress Elisabeth of Austria, the beautifland mysterious Queen who was the Romantic idol of 19th-century Europe and wasassassinated in 1898.
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The apparition disappeared and, in spite of her disappointment at having to go
on living, Mama was left for a long time with a happy strengthening of faith, a
greater love for Jehovah, and the conviction that Heine's soul was with Him and
of Hermes in Lainz and the Dying Achilles for Corfu, at a cost of 24,000 marks
each).58 Elisabeth's open commitment to Heine turned into a public scandal and
a huge public commotion at a time when anti-Semitism was in virulent eruption.
in Hamburg and quoted at length Heine's macabre satire of Marie Antoinette, a
Habsburg. "Sovereigns and noble lords love the Jews . . . they have drunk of the
secret love potion, they love those who mock them, defame them, and betray
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