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Musil

Robert . 1880--1942, Austrian novelist, whose novel The Man Without Qualities (1930--42) is an ironic examination of contemporary ills
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of author and character makes things difficult for Musil himself,
By de-emphasizing plot and revealing the characters and their thoughts, ruminations and absorption in the cause celebre of the Moosbrugger Affair, Musil offers penetrating insights with wit, irony and erudition.
In the writings of Hugo Ball, Thomas Mann, and Robert Musil the various "peculiarities" of contemporary historiography can be broken down in a new context, and the Sonderweg is revealed as a cultural artifact of a "Weimar moment," used by Germans to reconstruct their society and identity in the aftermath of the First World War.
Whereas Kilcup's study focuses on nineteenth-century American women environmental writers, Musil moves from the mid-nineteenth century through the twenty-first, introducing us to scientists, activists, and authors who have changed the ways Americans understand their relationship to the nonhuman natural world.
However, Musil successfully pitches the work to laymen with no special scientific background; his clear, methodical prose obviates the need for the opening caveat: "A quick caution.
The problem of how to act in the face of radical contingency is prominent in Musil's novel and intimately connected to what Musil calls "the sense of possibility.
I propose to reevaluate the librarian and his relation to books and in doing so, I garner unexpected support from Pierre Bayard's How to Talk about Books you Haven't Read, in which the first chapter is devoted to Musil.
It's not unusual for people to underestimate a marathon, but that's not something we tend to find," said Dr Musil.
In an essay on national feeling published in 1921, Robert Musil identifies pronominal vacuity thus: "The true 'we,'" he writes, "is: We are nothing for each other.
Taken together, these materials demonstrate that Musil gave primacy to art over reality, Grill argues, while still situating art-making within a broader practice of existential agency wherein personal perception and choice continuously create reality.
But the city, he notes, which was the home of "Freud, Ernst Mach, Musil, von Doderer, Otto Wagner, Loos, Wittgenstein, Schiele, Klimt," was also "the breeding ground of horror.
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