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The man without qualities

Robert Musil

The man without qualities

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Published by Secker and Warburg in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] Robert Musil ; translated from the German by Eithne Wilkins and Ernst Kaiser.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.M987 Man 1979, PT2625.U8 Man 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationv. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4192634M
ISBN 100436298007
LC Control Number80471287

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In Vienna, Musil was a frequent visitor to Eugenie Schwarzwald's salon (the model for Diotima in The Man Without Qualities). Inthe Robert Musil Society was founded in Berlin on the initiative of Mann. In the same year, Mann was asked to name outstanding contemporary novels, and he cited only one, The Man Without mater: University of Berlin.

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