Marie Antoinette: The Portrait of an Average Woman

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Marie Antoinette:
The Portrait of an Average Woman
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Viking Press first edition 1933
Author Stefan Zweig
Original title Marie Antoinette. Bildnis eines mittleren Charakters
Translator Eden Paul
Cedar Paul
Country Germany
Language German
Publisher Insel-Verlag
Publication date
1932
Published in English
1933
Pages 639

Marie Antoinette: The Portrait of an Average Woman (German: Marie Antoinette. Bildnis eines mittleren Charakters) is a 1932 biography of the French queen Marie Antoinette by Austrian writer Stefan Zweig.

The Viking Press published the first English-language edition, translated by Eden and Cedar Paul, in 1933.[1] The book was the basis for the 1938 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film, Marie Antoinette, starring Norma Shearer.[2]

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  1. ^ Library of Congress (1934). Catalog of Copyright Entries. Part 1. [A] Group 1. Books. For the Year 1933. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office. p. 552. 
  2. ^ "Marie Antoinette". AFI Catalog of Feature Films. American Film Institute. Retrieved 2015-11-25.