Elisabeth Jungmann

Elisabeth Jungmann

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Elisabeth Jungmann was an interpreter and the secretary, literary executor and second wife of caricaturist and parodist Sir Max Beerbohm. A German Jewess, born in Lublinitz in Upper Silesia, the daughter of Adolf and Agnes Jungmann and the sister of Otto Jungmann and sociologist and historian Eva Gabriele Reichmann, she served as a nurse for the German army during World War I. Jungmann was the personal secretary and English interpreter for Gerhart Hauptmann from 1922 to 1933, and then for Rudolf G. Binding. Binding had hoped to marry Jungmann but was prevented from doing so by the Nuremberg Laws. Jungmann had been a friend of the Beerbohm's since 1927 when she had translated at a meeting between Beerbohm and Hauptmann, who wintered in Rapallo in Italy
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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134918679
  • 9786134918671