Selected Writings

Selected Writings

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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.
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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.
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