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Woodcutters

Woodcutters( )
Author: Bernhard, Thomas
Translator: McLintock, David
Series title:Phoenix Fiction Ser.
ISBN:978-0-226-04396-8
Publication Date:Feb 1989
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.50
Book Description:

This controversial portrayal of Viennese artistic circles begins as the writer-narrator arrives at an 'artistic dinner' given by a composer and his society wife—a couple that the writer once admired and has come to loathe. The guest of honor, an actor from the Burgtheater, is late. As the other guests wait impatiently, they are seen through the critical eye of the narrator, who begins a silent but frenzied, sometimes maniacal, and often ambivalent tirade against these former...
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Book Details
Pages:188
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.25 x 8 x 0.57 Inches
Book Weight:0.51 Pounds
Author Biography
Bernhard, Thomas (Author)
Thomas Bernhard was born to Austrian parents in Holland and reared by his mother in the vicinity of Salzburg. His temperament and erratic health created difficulties for him as he grew up in a society governed by National Socialists.

Bernhard found the alpine landscapes of his native Austria far more harsh than lyrical. The isolation of the characters in his novels is only slightly mitigated by friendship, generally only between men, and never by love. Yet many readers feel this lack of sentimentality gives Bernhard's work an epic power.

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