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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Alois Brandstetter; Peter Edgerly Firchow; Evelyn Scherabon Firchow
|Description:||224 pages ; 22 cm.|
|Series Title:||Studies in Austrian literature, culture, and thought., Translation series.|
|Responsibility:||Alois Brandstetter ; translated by Peter and Evelyn Firchow.|
It is this case that he has been called upon to investigate and report upon in detail to the Abbot, but his work as a detective, while in its own right interesting and remarkable, is only the pretext for a wide-ranging psychological and spiritual investigation of the condition of postwar Austria: its consumer society, its transformation of religion and history into tourism, and, most important, its failure to look itself squarely in the eye."--Jacket.