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The Dedalus Book of Austrian Fantasy;1890-2000.

Author: Mike Mitchell, (Translator)
Publisher: New York : Dedalus, 2013.
Series: Dedalus Anthologies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ever since the fin de siecle Austrian literature has been fertile ground for fantasy in the widest sense and the genre was taken up again by new generations after the Second World War. The Dedalus Book of Austrian Fantasy: 1890-2000 contains stories from authors of the 1890s (Schnitzler, Hofmannsthal), the years around the First World War (Kafka, Meyrink), the post-war era, when Kafka was rediscovered, (Jeannie  Read more...
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Mitchell, Mike.
Dedalus Book of Austrian Fantasy;1890-2000.
New York : Dedalus, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Mitchell, (Translator)
ISBN: 9781907650604 1907650601
OCLC Number: 852756917
Description: 1 online resource (514 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title; Dedication; Acknowledgements; The Editor/Translator; Contents; Introduction; 1. Flowers; 2. The Master; 3. Extracts from: The Great Bestiary of Modern Literature; 4. Folter's Gems; 5. Sergeant Anton Lerch; 6. The Death of Christoph Detlev Brigge of Ulsgard; 7. Signor Scurri or Herr Von Yb's Strange Voyage to the Seaside; 8. The Head; 9. The Ghost of the Jewish Ghetto; 10. Pour Avoir Bien Servi; 11. Outside the Law; 12. A Country Doctor; 13. Gracchus the Huntsman; 14. The First Hour after Death; 15. The Kiss of the Stone Woman; 16. Shadowtown; 17. The Playground: A Fantasy. 18. The Dream19. The Reason for it; 20. The Moving Frontier; 21. The Singing in the Swamp; 22. Something to Say for the Rain; 23. Ebb and Flow; 24. Cannibals; 25. The Toad; 26. An Up-and-Coming Concern; 27. Where I Live; 28. In the Gulf of Carpentaria; 29. Journey Through the Night; 30. The Unmasking of the Briefly Sketched Gentlemen; 31. At the World's End; 32. The Sewermaster; 33. Funeral Meats; 34. Incident in St Wolfgang; 35. The Journey to the World's End; 36. The Epidemic; 37. My Day; 38. The Thief; 39. Snitto-Snot; 40. The Trouble with Time Travel; 41. In the Sand. 42. The Furnished Room43. Extracts from Novak: A Grotesque; Copyright.
Series Title: Dedalus Anthologies.

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Ever since the fin de siecle Austrian literature has been fertile ground for fantasy in the widest sense and the genre was taken up again by new generations after the Second World War. The Dedalus Book of Austrian Fantasy: 1890-2000 contains stories from authors of the 1890s (Schnitzler, Hofmannsthal), the years around the First World War (Kafka, Meyrink), the post-war era, when Kafka was rediscovered, (Jeannie Ebner, Ilse Aichinger) to the present day (H C Artmann, Michael Koehlmeier). The stories range from the 'freudian' to the 'kafkaesque', to the surreal, grotesque, comic, occult an.

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