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Title: Masks of the Prophet: The Theatrical World of Karl Kraus.
Description: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, (1982), Ist edition.. 297 pp, 8vo, HC. This book has been rebound by a binder who worked at the University of Toronto in dark red half-leather, with five raised bands on spine, gilt lettering/design, marbled boards and tooling - making it an attractive gift copy. B&w p hotos. "(A) detailed chronological study of Kraus's intellectual activity as reflected in his work on the theatre. The results are presented in five chapters, each dealing with a different 'mask' adopted by Kraus during the period 1892-1936. G r i m stad considers not only threatre and drama criticism in Die Fackel and Kraus's dramatic writing, but also biographical data, to help uncover the rationale of his work..This volume will be of particular interest to those working in the fields of t he atre criticism, comparative literature, German literature, and Jewish intellectual history." Faint marking to front endpapers, slight darkening to leather around author's name, tiny chip from edge of marbled paper on front board near spine . V ery Go od.

Keywords: Karl Kraus, Theatre, Criticism, Interpretation, Biography, Jews, Intellectuals, Nazis, Actors, Plays, German Literature, Jewish History.

Price: US$ 40.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 6997

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