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Major Figures Of Nineteenth Century Austrian Literature Donald G. Daviau

Major Figures Of Nineteenth Century Austrian Literature

Donald G. Daviau

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ISBN : 9781572410473
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This volume presents fifteen of the leading authors of the Austrian nineteenth century. A comprehensive introduction provides the historical and literary background as a context for the essays on the individual writers. Special attention is paid toMoreThis volume presents fifteen of the leading authors of the Austrian nineteenth century. A comprehensive introduction provides the historical and literary background as a context for the essays on the individual writers. Special attention is paid to the definition of Biedermeier, to the attitudes toward women, and to the question of the autonomy of Austrian literature.Authors discussed are: Ludwig Anzengruber, Eduard Bauernfeld, Jakob Julius David, Karl Emil Franzos, Franz Grillparzer, Joseph von Hammer-Purgstall, Ferdinand Kurnberger, Nikolaus Lenau, Johann Nepomuk Nestroy, Betty Paoli, Caroline Pichler, Ferdinand Raimund, Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Charles Sealsfield, Adalbert Stifter.