Author: Donald G. Daviau
Publisher: Ariadne Press (CA)
Category: Biography & Autobiography
View: 8398This volume presents fifteen of the leading authors of the Austrian nineteenth century. A comprehensive introduction provides the historical and literary background as a context for the essays on the individual writers. Special attention is paid to the definition of Biedermeier, to the attitudes toward women, and to the question of the autonomy of Austrian literature. Authors discussed are: Ludwig Anzengruber, Eduard Bauernfeld, Jakob Julius David, Karl Emil Franzos, Franz Grillparzer, Joseph von Hammer-Purgstall, Ferdinand Kurnberger, Nikolaus Lenau, Johann Nepomuk Nestroy, Betty Paoli, Caroline Pichler, Ferdinand Raimund, Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Charles Sealsfield, Adalbert Stifter.