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Payne, Philip 1942-

Overview
Works: 10 works in 69 publications in 2 languages and 1,756 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Diaries  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Translator
Classifications: PT2625.U8, 833.912
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Publications about Philip Payne
Publications by Philip Payne
Most widely held works by Philip Payne
Robert Musil's "The man without qualities" : a critical study by Philip Payne( Book )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 518 libraries worldwide
Robert Musil's The Man without Qualities is perhaps the most important novel in German written in the twentieth century - certainly it is among the most brilliant, puzzling and profound. This, the first comprehensive study of the work to appear in English, guides the reader towards Musil's central concerns. It examines how Musil laboured through draft after draft to produce material that would pass his own strict literary 'quality control' and traces major themes through different layers of narrative with the aid of close textual analysis. It details how Musil subjects leading figures of fin-de-siecle Vienna to intense ironic scrutiny and how, by drawing on his extensive knowledge of philosophy, psychology, politics, sociology and science, he works into his novel essayistic statements which record the state of contemporary European civilisation. Through a disturbing and deeply serious liaison with his sister, Musil's hero Ulrich, is shown to struggle through to the brink of self-discovery and enlightenment
A companion to the works of Robert Musil by Philip Payne( Book )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and German and held by 453 libraries worldwide
A fresh and extensive look at the works of the great Austrian novelist in the context of the German and Austrian culture of his time
Diaries, 1899-1941 by Robert Musil( Book )
12 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and held by 380 libraries worldwide
The Diaries of Robert Musil are a secret look into the life and mind of a writer whose fiction embodies one of the twentieth century's daring leaps of consciousness. In a series of notebooks kept through most of his literary career, Musil reflected, often through stunning epigrams, on his childhood, his erotic life, his methods of creative thought and his fellow writers. An indispensable guide to his fiction, essays and plays, the pages of the Diaries provide a skeleton key for his complex unfinished masterpiece, The Man Without Qualities
Robert Musil's works, 1906-1924 : a critical introduction by Philip Payne( Book )
15 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Zeitungen in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland : eine Einführung mit Unterrichtsmaterialen by Philip Payne( Book )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in German and English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Food and nutrition planning : report based on the work of Leonard Joy and Philip Payne by Leonard Joy( Book )
4 editions published between 1975 and 1981 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Abriss der deutschen Geschichte seit dem Ersten Weltkrieg by Christina Bienefeld( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in German and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Robert Musil's works, 1806-1924 : a critical introduction by Philip Payne( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Diaries, 1899-1942 by Robert Musil( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The Cambridge companion to the modern German novel by Graham Bartram( file )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A broad ranging introduction to the development of the German novel
 
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English (60)
German (8)
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