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Author Kraus, Karl, 1874-1936, author

Title The Kraus project / essays by Karl Kraus ; translated and annotated by Jonathan Franzen ; with assistance and additional notes from Paul Reitter and Daniel Kehlmann


 McDonald 2nd Floor  PT2621.R27 A2 2013    AVAILABLE
Call # PT2621.R27 A2 2013
Descript 318 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Note Essays in German and parallel English; annotations in English
Franzen presents new translations and annotations of the work of early twentieth-century satirist Karl Kraus, who, via his self-published magazine Die Fackel, "attacked the popular media's manipulation of reality, the dehumanizing machinery of technology and consumer capitalism, and the jingoistic rhetoric of a fading empire"--Dust jacket flap
Contents Heine and the consequences (1910) -- Nestroy and posterity (1912) -- Afterword to Heine and the consequences (1911) -- Between two strains of life: final word (1917) -- Let no one ask... (1934)
Add Author Franzen, Jonathan, editor of compilation
Reitter, Paul, writer of added commentary
Kehlmann, Daniel, 1975- writer of added commentary