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Werfel, Franz

(1890–1945). Poet, dramatist, novelist; b. Prague of Jewish parents; to US 1940; tried to give life religious meaning; held that everything temporal is sacred because it comes out of the eternal; tried to depict man against the background of creation, fall, incarnation, and resurrection; his poems call for brotherhood and love.


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