Karl Kraus





Karl Kraus


Born
in Jičín, Czech Republic
April 28, 1874

Died
June 12, 1936

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Karl Kraus was an Austrian writer and journalist, known as a satirist, essayist, aphorist, playwright and poet. He is considered the first major European satirist since Jonathan Swift. He directed his satire to the press, German culture, and German and Austrian politics.

Average rating: 4.05 · 426 ratings · 39 reviews · 115 distinct works · Similar authors
Last Days of Mankind

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Half-Truths and One-and-a-H...

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Dicta and Contradicta

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Aphorismen

4.59 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 1975 — 4 editions
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In These Great Times: A Kar...

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Aforismi in forma di diario

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O Apocalipse Estável

4.14 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2015
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Dritte Walpurgisnacht. ( Sc...

4.40 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1933 — 4 editions
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Die Sprache

4.33 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1997
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Literatur und Lüge

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 1987 — 3 editions
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