Read Young Törless by Robert Musil Free Online
Book Title: Young Törless|
ISBN 13: 9780330302449
The author of the book: Robert Musil
Edition: Pan Books
Date of issue: November 20th 1987
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 25.18 MB
City - Country: No data
Loaded: 1021 times
Reader ratings: 3.3
Read full description of the books:
Like his contemporary and rival Sigmund Freud, Robert Musil boldly explored the dark, irrational undercurrents of humanity. The Confusions of Young Törless, published in 1906 while he was a student, uncovers the bullying, snobbery, and vicious homoerotic violence at an elite boys academy. Unsparingly honest in its depiction of the author's tangled feelings about his mother, other women, and male bonding, it also vividly illustrates the crisis of a whole society, where the breakdown of traditional values and the cult of pitiless masculine strength were soon to lead to the cataclysm of the First World War and the rise of fascism. A century later, Musil's first novel still retains its shocking, prophetic power.
Download Young Törless ERUB
Download Young Törless DOC
Download Young Törless TXT
Read information about the authorAustrian writer.
He graduated military boarding school at Eisenstadt (1892-1894) and then Hranice, in that time also known as Mährisch Weißkirchen, (1894-1897). These school experiences are reflected in his first novel - The confusions of young Törless.
He served in army during World War I. When Austria became a part of the Third Reich in 1938, Musil left for exile in Switzerland, where he died of a stroke on April 15, 1942. Musil collapsed in the middle of his gymnastic exercises and is rumoured to have died with an expression of ironic amusement on his face. He was 61.
Reviews of the Young Törless
Add a comment
Download EBOOK Young Törless by Robert Musil Online free