Last Living Words: The Ingeborg Bachmann Reader

Last Living Words: The Ingeborg Bachmann Reader

by Ingeborg Bachmann
     
 

The Last Living Words consists of works of poetry and fiction published during the life of the great Austrian writer. Brilliantly translated by Lilian Friedberg (winner of the Kayden Translation Award) presents a new perspective on this important, internationally renowned figure. Friedberg’s Bachmann is no longer the frail and tortured writer presented

Overview

The Last Living Words consists of works of poetry and fiction published during the life of the great Austrian writer. Brilliantly translated by Lilian Friedberg (winner of the Kayden Translation Award) presents a new perspective on this important, internationally renowned figure. Friedberg’s Bachmann is no longer the frail and tortured writer presented in so many previous translations, but she stands as a woman and writer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933382128
Publisher:
Green Integer Books
Publication date:
07/01/2006
Series:
Green Integer Series
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
4.20(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author


Bachman (1926-1973) was one of the great Austrian writers of the 20th century, a near legendary figure. She was romantically involved with the Swiss writer Max Frisch. In 1973 she fell asleep smoking a cigarette in bed and was badly burned, dying three weeks later. Translator, winner of the Kayden National Translation Award for the Bachmann book.

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