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- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 3.37
'They no longer hold themselves up with all their might, but sink a little and at that moment appear totally human' Of the very first rank of prose stylists, Robert Musil captures a scene's every telling detail and symbolic aspect with a precise and remarkable beauty. In these nine stories and essays, he considers holidaymakers and stone monuments,... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2015; US$ 13.37
It is 1913, and Viennese high society is gripped by a mission to find an appropriate way of celebrating the seventieth jubilee of the accession of Emperor Franz Josef. But as the aristocracy tries to salvage something illustrious out of the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the ordinary Viennese world is beginning to show signs of more serious... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 4.66
Robert Musil war ein Ausnahmeschriftsteller in einer Generation mit Thomas Mann, Hermann Hesse und Franz Kafka. Berühmt wurde er durch seinen Roman "Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften". Das vorliegende Werk umfasst seine frühen Erzählungen und Novellen "Grigia", "Die Vollendung der Liebe", "Die Versuchung der stillen Veronika",... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 24.95
Rejecting cries of gloom and doom, Hope for a Heated Planet shows how the fight against global warming can be won by the grassroots efforts of individuals. Robert K. Musil, who led the Nobel Peace Prize-winning organization Physicians for Social Responsibility, explains that a growing new climate movement can produce unprecedented change-in the economy,... more...
- Steerforth Press 2012; US$ 16.00
This collection of exploratory pieces, short stories, and reflections was originally published in Zurich in 1936. It was the last volume Robert Musil published before his sudden death in 1942. Musil had begun to fathom the impossibility of com- pleting his monumental masterpiece The Man Without Qualities and this volume reveals a radically different... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 26.95
In Rachel Carson and Her Sisters , Robert K. Musil redefines the achievements and legacy of environmental pioneer and scientist Rachel Carson, linking her work to a wide network of American women activists and writers and introducing her to a new, contemporary audience. On the fiftieth anniversary of her death, Rachel Carson and Her Sisters ... more...
- OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73
Based on the author's own experiences at an Austrian military academy; this novel is an intense study of an adolescent's psychological development as he struggles to come to terms with his conflicting emotions. Through his relationship with two other boys TÃ¶rless is led into sadistic and sexual encounters with a third pupil which both repel and fascinate... more...