Robert-Musil-Handbuch (2016)–NEW eBOOK

robertmusil Robert-Musil-Handbuch / herausgegeben von Birgit Nübel und Norbert Christian Wolf. Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, c2016.

SUMMARY: “The Austrian author Robert Musil (1880–1942) was a soldier, engineer, and trained philosopher. Besides his fragmentary novel The Man Without Qualities (1930/32), his works include plays, stories, essays, reviews and an extensive legacy. This handbook offers a broad overview of Musil’s life, work and impact. It also opens multiple research perspectives on one of the most important works of German classical modernity”–Publisher description, Dec. 2, 2016.

CONTENTS: I. Biografie — II. Epochale Figurationen: Voraussetzungen und Zeitkontexte — III. Werk — IV. Systematische Aspekte: Wissen und Wissenschaft — V. Systematische Aspekte: Kultur und Gesellschaft — VI. Systematische Aspekte: Literatur, Kunst und Neue Medien –VII. Systematische Aspekte: Mentale Konstruktionen — VIII. Systematische Aspekte: Narration, Sprache, Bildlichkeit und Textbezüge — IX. Rezeptionen — X. Anhang.

Besides downloading sections as PDF files, you can also download the entire book in ePub format. Searching within the eBook is also available.

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About the author

Brian Vetruba is Germanic Languages and Literatures, Comparative Literature, and European Studies Librarian at Washington University in St. Louis