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The Kraus project : essays : a bilingual edition

Author: Karl Kraus; Jonathan Franzen
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Essays
German language materials
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karl Kraus; Jonathan Franzen
ISBN: 9780374182212 0374182213
OCLC Number: 827256960
Language Note: Essays in German and parallel English; annotations in English.
Description: 318 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Texts by Karl Kraus --
Heine and the consequences --
Nestroy and posterity --
Afterword to Heine and the consequences --
Between two strains of life: final word --
You shouldn't ask.
Responsibility: by Karl Kraus ; translated and annotated by Jonathan Franzen ; with assistance and additional notes from Paul Reitter and Daniel Kehlmann.

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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.

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