Item description for Last Living Words: The Ingeborg Bachmann Reader (Green Integer) by Ingeborg Bachmann, Lilian M. Friedberg & Dagmar C. G. Lorenz...
The Last Living Words consists of works of poetry and fiction published during the life of the great Austrian writer. Brilliantly translated by Lilian Friedberg (winner of the Kayden Translation Award) presents a new perspective on this important, internationally renowned figure. Friedberg's Bachmann is no longer the frail and tortured writer presented in so many previous translations, but she stands as a woman and writer.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 4.25" Height: 5.75" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 2006
Publisher Green Integer
ISBN 1933382120 ISBN13 9781933382128
Availability 0 units.
More About Ingeborg Bachmann, Lilian M. Friedberg & Dagmar C. G. Lorenz
Born in Klagenfurt, Austria on June 25, 1926, Ingeborg Bachmann studied law and philosophy at the universities of Insbruck, Graz, and Vienna. She received her degree, writing a dissertation on Heidegger, from the University of Vienna in 1950. After graduating she became a scriptwriter at Radio Rot-Weis-Rot in Vienna, and in 1953 won the Gruppe 47 Prize for her first collection of poems Die gestundete Zeit (The Mortgage on Borrowed Time). Over the next many years, she produced numerous collections of poetry, fiction, and radio plays, including Anrufung des GroAAen BA[a¬A3/4ren (Invocation of the Great Bear) [poetry], the collections of stories Das dreiAAigse Jahr (The Thirtieth Year) and Simultan, and the novel Malina. Green Integer has previously published her early work Letters to Felician.
Ingeborg Bachmann was born in 1926 and died in 1973.