Selected Writings

Selected Writings

3.71 (32 ratings by Goodreads)
Introduction by  , By (author)  , Translated by 

List price: US$16.00

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

This volume has been newly translated and includes an introduction examining Kraus's hatred of the press, his isolation from literary Vienna and his awareness of impending Nazi power.
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 133.4 x 209.6 x 15.2mm | 454g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 014118096X
  • 9780141180960
  • 879,565

About Karl Kraus

KARL KRAUS (April 28, 1874-June 12, 1936) was an eminent Austrian essayist, aphorist, playwright and poet. He is generally considered one of the foremost German-language satirists of the twentieth century, especially known for his witty criticism of the press, politics and Austrian culture. PATRICK HEALY is a professor of interdisciplinary research at the Free International University, Amsterdam, and also lectures in aesthetics and the philosophy of science at the Delft School of Design.
show more

Rating details

32 ratings
3.71 out of 5 stars
5 25% (8)
4 31% (10)
3 38% (12)
2 3% (1)
1 3% (1)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X