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Robert Musil, Master of the Hovering Life

Columbia University Press

Robert Musil, Master of the Hovering Life

A Study of the Major Fiction

by Columbia University Press

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Columbia Univ Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Musil, Robert,
  • 1880-1942,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Musil, Robert,,
  • German

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10195519M
    ISBN 100231044763
    ISBN 109780231044769

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Robert Musil, Master of the Hovering Life: A Study of the Major FictionAuthor: Columbia University Press. Robert Musil, master of the hovering life. New York: Columbia University Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Robert Musil; Robert Musil; Robert Musil; Robert Musil; Robert Musil; Robert Musil: Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Frederick G Peters.

Robert Musil (German: [ˈʁoːbɛɐ̯t ˈmuːzɪl]; 6 November – 15 April ) was an Austrian philosophical unfinished novel, The Man Without Qualities (German: Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften), is generally considered to be one of the Alma mater: University of Berlin.

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Translation: Kleist, The Prince of Homburg (New Directions). Articles and papers on Brecht, Dostoevsky, Freud, Kafka, Kleist, and Orwell. Robert Musil died of a stroke while working on the last part in April At this time he lived with his wife in exile in Switzerland near Geneva, This book is huge in every respect.

It is a culmination and at the same time marks a decisive point in my reading life/5. Robert Musil is ranked alongside Marcel Proust and James Joyce for his monumental, unfinished novel, The Man Without Qualities. His Diaries, a distillation of forty-three years of material, are valuable in a number of ways: as a first-hand historical document of life in twentieth-century central Europe, as a kind of unwitting autobiography of a great novelist, and as a writer's /5(5).

The Man Without Qualities (German: Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften; –) is an unfinished modernist novel in three volumes and various drafts, by the Austrian writer Robert is typically considered to be one of the most significant novels of the twentieth century.

The novel is a "story of ideas", which takes place in the time of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy's last days, Author: Robert Musil. September a new biography of Robert Musil, written by Karl Corino, is published by Rowohlt publishers.

It is a beautiful book, including notes, timetable and index more than pages. Read a review in in the Neue Zuricher Zeitung (In German). Karl Corino himself wrote an article on the hard years of Musils exile in Switzerland (in German. Robert Musil, also called Robert, Edler (Nobleman) Von Musil, (born Nov.

6,Klagenfurt, Austria—died ApGeneva, Switz.), Austrian-German novelist, best known for his monumental unfinished novel Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften (–43; The Man Without Qualities). Musil received a doctorate from the University of Berlin in and then held jobs.

Musil, Robert Robert Musil, master of the hovering life: a study of the major fiction by Frederick G Peters (Book) Musil-Forum. Studien zur Literatur der klassischen Moderne The man without qualities by Robert Musil (Book) child of Hofrat Alfred Edler von Musil and of Hermine, nee Bergauer.

The relationship between son and parents was, it appears, not one of strong sympathy, but rather of a polite lack of understanding on each side for what the other side felt was important in life.

Robert Musil was destined for the army and was educated first at the military File Size: 1MB. His own answer was to become what he saw as a ‘master of the hovering life,’ to navigate freely between the two, ideally embracing both.” (Sven Birkerts, “Robert Musil,” p.

29 in An Artificial Wilderness: Essays on Twentieth-Century Literature.). optimism of Musil’s characters. When the first sections of the book were published inthe tragedies of the Somme and Verdun and Passchendaele would still have been a vivid part of contemporary history.

But as Musil continued to work on his novel during the s, the rise of Nazi ideology cast a new light on The Man Without Qualities. But for most of us, Robert Musil is first and foremost the author of Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften (, The Man Without Qualities), a book in which the major themes of his earlier works coalesce to form a novelistic tapestry of.

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Overqualified: Viennese chronicler Robert Musil The restoration of Robert Musil's epic novel 'The Man Without Qualities' By Harvey Pekar. Austrian writer Robert Musil's first novel, Young Torless, was published inand from then until several years ago, he was lly, though, Musil's been getting his due.

Peters, Frederick G. - Robert Musil, master of the hovering life: a study of the major fiction M; FICTION. Krasznahorkai, László - War & war (translated from the Hungarian by George Szirtes; New Directions) F K; Lampe, Friedo - At the edge of the night (First published in German in ; translated ) F L.

The Utopia and Essayism of Robert Musil. 1/4 - Duration: European Graduate School Video Lectures 7, views. Robert Musil's "The Man Without Qualities" - Duration:   The Los Angeles Review of Books is a (c)(3) nonprofit.

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