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The novels of Max Frisch

Butler, Michael

The novels of Max Frisch

by Butler, Michael

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Published by O. Wolff in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Frisch, Max, 1911- -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Michael Butler.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT2611.R814 Z634 1976
    The Physical Object
    Pagination175 p. ;
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4906785M
    ISBN 100854960597
    LC Control Number76054703

    Powerful, poignant and timeless. This is one of the best-known plays written by Max Frisch (), the novelist and playwright who was one of the two most significant, versatile and prolific post-World War II Swiss writers - the other being Friedrich Dürrenmatt.5/5(1). German literature - German literature - The 20th century: German Modernism emerged from turn-of-the-century Aestheticism. Like European Modernism as a whole, German Modernism was in fact a cluster of different literary movements, including Expressionism, Neue Sachlichkeit (“New Objectivity”), and Dada. Of these, Expressionism is the best known and most important.

    Max Frisch's candid story of his affair with a young woman illuminates a lifetime of relationships. Casting himself asboth subject and observer, Frisch reflects on his marriages, children, friendships,and careers; a holiday weekend in Long Island is a trigger to recount andquestion events and aspects of his own life, along with creeping fears ofmortality/5(6). Max Frisch, with his countryman Friederich Diirrenmatt, shares the place of eminence in contemporary Swiss literature. Indeed, he ranks high among the recent leading writers in the German language. But, although several of his works -- novels and plays -- have been translated into English, he remains little known in America.

    This book is one of the most important novels (although Frisch calls it "report") in German language, and I like it immensely ALTHOUGH it is being treated in German lessons, and I was shocked when I read the review in which the reviewer writes that the translator left out the criticism of the "American Way of Life" (one of the most important parts in the development, I think: Walter Faber, the /5(8). Buy max frisch Books at Shop amongst our popular books, includ Max Frisch, Andorra and more from max frisch. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders.


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Max Frisch has 90 books on Goodreads with ratings. Max Frisch’s most popular book is Homo Faber. Max Rudolph Frisch was born in in Zurich; the son of Franz Bruno Frisch (an architect) and Karolina Bettina Frisch (née Wildermuth). After studying at the Realgymnasium in Zurich, he enrolled at the University of Zurich in and began studying German literature, but had to abandon due to financial problems after the death of his father in /5.

Max Frisch was born in Zurich in His reputation rests equally on his novels and his work for the theatre. A collection of three of his most enduring and contentious plays is /5(43). Max Frisch was born in Zurich in His reputation rests equally on his novels and his work for the theatre.

A collection of three of his most enduring and contentious plays is /5(11). Michael Bullock, himself a novelist and poet, was for many years the official translator of Max Frisch.

His translations of books and plays from French and German now number close to and have received many : Dalkey Archive Press. Looking for books by Max Frisch. See all books authored by Max Frisch, including Homo faber: Ein Bericht, and Man in The novels of Max Frisch book Holocene, and more on Max Frisch was born in Switzerland in He attended the University of Zurich and spent six years in the Swiss Army.

He also worked as a freelance writer and an architect. Frisch is most famous for writing the novel I'm Not Stiller and the play The Firebugs.4/5(7).

Homo Faber - Ebook written by Max Frisch. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or /5(15). Get this from a library.

Life as a man: contemporary male-female relationships in the novels of Max Frisch. [Claus Reschke]. A central theme in Max Frisch’s works is the problem of personal identity. The second of the Ten Commandments, “Thou shalt make no graven image,” is a key to understanding his works.

Max Frisch, ca. Photograph by Jack Metzger. Max Frisch was born in a suburb of Zurich, Switzerland, on By the age of twenty-six he had published two works, the novel Jürg Reinhart (), and Answer from Silence, a novella (), both of which he burned in along with everything he had written up to then, vowing never to write again.

Get this from a library. The contemporaneity of Max Frisch's novels: counter-existentialism and human commitment. [Carl L Adamson]. Lee Rourke's debut collection of short stories, Everyday, is published by London's Social Disease Publishing.

He is the editor of the literary magazine Scarecrow and contributing editor at 3AM Author: Guardian Staff. About Novels Plays Essays: Max Frisch.

Texts include selections from "Sketchbook ," "I'm Not Stiller," "Homo Faber: A Report," "Gantenbein," "Sketchbook ," "Wilhelm Tell: A School Text," "Military Service Record," "Montauk," and "Man in the Holocene.".

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34 by Claus Reschke (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Bluebeard (German: Blaubart) is a novel by the Swiss writer Max tells the story of a medical doctor who is accused of murdering his ex-wife.

It was Frisch's last : Max Frisch. A writer of romance novels attempts to recover from her own misguided love affair by fleeing to Switzerland.

Frankenstein (Mary Shelley, ). Set partially in Geneva, this novel explores the nature of humanity when scientist Victor Frankenstein creates a monster and brings it to life. I'm Not Stiller (Max Frisch, ). In an attempt to. Like the heroes of his novels, Mr. Frisch's books have always seemed to rebel against any process of pegging, naming, classifying; they defy the useful and worn labels of the literary trade.

All about Reviews: Homo Faber by Max Frisch. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(28). Max Frisch () was born in Zurich, Switzerland before the First World War and was a soldier in the Second.

In the interwar years, he traveled throughout Eastern and Central Europe as a journalist. After serving as a gunner on the Austrian and Italian borders, he followed in his father's footsteps and became an : Tin House Books.Max Frisch was born in Zurich inthe son of an architect. He abandoned his studies at the University of Zurich to become a journalist, travelling round South East Europe.

He also went to Germany where he saw Nazism at first hand. The book seemed to be a search, it wanted to know about itself, and had no separating space at all.

Max Frisch is best known for his “debut” novel I’m Not Stiller, generally considered a masterpiece of 20th century German literature. It’s certainly the book of his most read in America, and it’s a brilliant comic novel obsessed.