Werfel, Franz (1890–1945)

Published in The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism, 2016

Recommended citation: Howard, Christian. (2016). "Werfel, Franz (1890–1945)." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. (Taylor and Francis). https://www.rem.routledge.com/articles/werfel-franz-1890-1945

Franz Viktor Werfel was a Jewish-born Austrian novelist, poet, and playwright best known for his works of historical fiction, including The Forty Days of Musa Dagh (1933) and The Song of Bernadette (1941).