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Author Perloff, Marjorie, author.

Title Edge of irony : modernism in the shadow of the Habsburg Empire / Marjorie Perloff.

Published Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  830.99436 PERL    DUE 01-11-19
Physical description xv, 204 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm
Notes "An earlier version of chapter 1 appeared as "Avant-Garde in a Different Key: Karl Kraus's The Last Days of Mankind," Critical Inquiry 40, no. 2 (Winter 2014): 311-38."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Mediated War / Karl Kraus's The Last Days of Mankind 19 -- 2 Lost Hyphen / Joseph Roth's The Radetzky March 41 -- 3 "The Subjunctive of Possibilities" / Robert Musil's The Man without Qualities 71 -- 4 Coming of Age in Kakania: Mother Tongue and Identity Theft in Canetti's Autobiography 101 -- 5 Last Habsburg Poet / Paul Celan's Love Poetry and the Limits of Language 125.
Subject Kraus, Karl, 1874-1936. Letzten Tage der Menschlichkeit.
Roth, Joseph, 1894-1939. Radetzkymarsch.
Musil, Robert, 1880-1942. Mann ohne Eigenschaften.
Canetti, Elias, 1905-1994. Gerettete Zunge.
Canetti, Elias, 1905-1994. Fackel im Ohr.
Canetti, Elias, 1905-1994. Augenspiel.
Celan, Paul -- Criticism and interpretation.
Austrian literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Modernism (Literature) -- Austria.
Vienna (Austria) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Austria -- History -- 1918-1938.
ISBN 9780226054421