In this first major examination, in any language, of Lernet-Holenia's novels and critical essays, Dassanowsky explores and redefines the author's unique understanding of a problematic Austrian national identity within a restless Central Europe, a topic revitalized for the twenty-first century. Because of the readability of Lernet-Holenia's writings, he has unfairly come to be considered a popular author. In tiffs thoughtful examination of lite major novels, Dassanowsky demonstrates that Lernet-Holenia was extremely knowledgeable about the Habsburg Empire and that his writings offer important and relevant commentaries on the cultural and political nature of Austria.
|Series:||Studies in Austrian Literature, Culture and Thought|
|Product dimensions:||6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)|