The Guiltless

The Guiltless

by Hermann Broch



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316108942
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
Publication date: 01/01/1974
Pages: 292

About the Author

Hermann Broch (1886-1951) had careers as a mathematician, engineer, and director of a Viennese textile firm before publishing his first work, the trilogy Sleepwalkers, in 1930-32. In 1935 he spent 5 months in a Nazi prison; in 1940 he emigrated to the U.S.

Ralph Manheim has translated Danilo Kiš's Hourglass and Günter Grass's Tin Drum and has edited translated novels and plays by Bertolt Brecht, Hermann Hesse, and Erich Maria Remarque.

Table of Contents

Parable of the Voice
Voices: 1913
I. Sailing before a Light Breeze (1931)
II. Methodically Constructed (1917)
     Voices: 1923
III. The Prodigal Son (1933)
IV. The Ballad of the Beekeeper
V. Zerline's Tale
VI. A Slight Disappointment (1933)
VII. Studienrat Zacharias's Four Speeches
VIII. Ballad of the Procuress
IX. The Bought Mother
      Voices: 1933
X. The Commendatore
XI. Passing Cloud (1933)

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