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

(Author). Franzen, Jonathan, (Added Author). Reitter, Paul, (Added Author). Kehlmann, Daniel, 1975- (Added Author).
  • ISBN: 9780374182212 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0374182213 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780374710569 (ebk.)
  • ISBN: 0374710562 (ebk.)
  • Description: 318 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition, A bilingual edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux,

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Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult New Books New 838.912/Kraus (Text to phone) Checked out 04/23/2014
Beverly Main NEW PT 2621 .R27 A2 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Peabody Main Adult New Nonfiction NEW PT 2621 .R27 A2 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Stoneham Adult Nonfiction Lower Level 838.912 FRA (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Contents Note: 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)
Summary: 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.
Language Note: Essays in German and parallel English; annotations in English.
Subject: Essays.