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The man without qualities

Author: Robert Musil
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A novel in four volumes on the dying culture of pre-World War I Vienna. The man without qualities of the title is Ulrich, a skeptical type who views with an amused eye all attempts by the rulers of the Austro-Hungarian Empire to instill in their subjects the nationalistic fervor of neighboring Germany. The author died in 1942.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
History
Translations
Translations into English
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Musil
ISBN: 0394510526 9780394510521 0679767878 9780679767879
OCLC Number: 26852135
Description: 2 volumes (x, vi, 1774 pages) ; 23 cm
Contents: I.A sort of introduction and Pseudoreality prevails --
II. Into the millennium ; From the posthumous papers.
Other Titles: Mann ohne Eigenschaften.
Responsibility: Robert Musil ; translated from the German by Sophie Wilkins ; editorial consultant, Burton Pike.
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A novel in four volumes on the dying culture of pre-World War I Vienna. The man without qualities of the title is Ulrich, a skeptical type who views with an amused eye all attempts by the rulers of the Austro-Hungarian Empire to instill in their subjects the nationalistic fervor of neighboring Germany. The author died in 1942.

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