Kurt Wolff A Portrait in Essays and Letters

By: Wolff, Kurt; edited by Michael Ermath

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Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Translated by Deborah Lucas Schneider 223 pages Kurt Wolff [1887-1963] was the German publisher, editor and writer - a cultural force shaping modern literature and pioneering significant changes in publishing. He launched 7 publishing houses n two continents and nurtured a dazzling array of writers including Kafka, Pasternak, Gunter Grass, Robert Musil, Werfel, Anne Morrow Lindbergh. This book collects together his essays on writers such as Kafka, Werfel, Tagore, Kraus along with letters to from some of the most notable writers of his time. Includes a biographical sketch and tribute by his wife.

Title: Kurt Wolff A Portrait in Essays and Letters

Author Name: Wolff, Kurt; edited by Michael Ermath

Categories: Books on Books,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Chicago, Univ. of Chicago Press: 1991

ISBN Number: 0226905519

ISBN Number 13: 9780226905518

Binding: Hardback

Seller ID: ID3510

Keywords: Biography Essays Kurt Wolff Literary Biography Modern Literature Publishing xAddToOLBs,