Karl Kraus

Karl Kraus

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: Austrian

Occupation: Writer

Biography: Karl Kraus was an Austrian writer and journalist, known as a satirist, essayist, aphorist, playwright and poet. He is regarded as one of the foremost German-language satirists of the 20th century, especially for his witty criticism of the press, German culture, and German and Austrian politics.

Source/Notes: Dicta and Contradicta (2001 edition), University of Illinois Press - ISBN: 9780252026485
Source/Notes: Original: Only he is an artist who can make a riddle out of a solution. Source: Half-Truths and One-And-A-Half Truths (1976)
Source/Notes: Half-truths & One-and-a-half Truths: Selected Aphorisms by Karl Kraus (Engendra Press, 1976), p. 59

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Source/Notes: No Compromise: Selected Writings of Karl Kraus, Ungar, 1977 - ISBN: 9780804424851

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