Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Born: September 13, 1830

Died: March 12, 1916

Nationality: Austrian

Occupation: Novelist

Biography: Baroness Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach was an Austrian writer. Noted for her excellent psychological novels, she is regarded together with Ferdinand von Saar as one of the most important German-language writers of the latter portion of the 19th century.

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Source/Notes: In German: "Nicht jene, die streiten, sind zu, fürchten, sondern jene, die ausweichen." - Aphorismen. Parabeln, Märchen und Gedichte (1893), p. 15

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