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Author Perloff, Marjorie, author.
Title Edge of irony : modernism in the shadow of the Habsburg Empire / Marjorie Perloff.
Imprint Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2016.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PT3818 .P44 2016    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PT3818 .P44 2016    AVAILABLE  
Author Perloff, Marjorie, author.
Subject Kraus, Karl, 1874-1936. Letzten Tage der Menschheit.
Roth, Joseph, 1894-1939. Radetzkymarsch.
Musil, Robert, 1880-1942. Mann ohne Eigenschaften.
Canetti, Elias, 1905-1994. Gerettete Zunge.
Canetti, Elias, 1905-1994. Fackel im Ohr.
Canetti, Elias, 1905-1994. Augenspiel.
Celan, Paul -- Criticism and interpretation.
Austrian literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Modernism (Literature) -- Austria.
Vienna (Austria) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Austria -- History -- 1918-1938.
Description xv, 204 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of color plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Note "An earlier version of chapter 1 appeared as "Avant-Garde in a Different Key: Karl Kraus's The Last Days of Mankind," Critical Inquiry 40, no. 2 (Winter 2014): 311-38."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: the making of Austro-modernism -- The mediated war: Karl Kraus's The last days of mankind -- The lost hyphen: Joseph Roth's The Radetzky march -- "The subjunctive of possibilities": Robert Musil's The man without qualities -- Coming of age in Kakania: mother tongue and identity theft in Canetti's autobiography -- The last Habsburg poet: Paul Celan's love poetry and the limits of language -- Coda: becoming a "different" person: Wittgenstein's "Gospels."
ISBN 9780226054421 (cloth ; alk. paper)
022605442X (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780226328492 (e-book)
ISBN/ISSN 40026013166
9780226054421
OCLC # 920017411