Telegrams of the Soul

Telegrams of the Soul

Selected Prose of Peter Altenberg

Book - 2005
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"A virtuoso Fin-de-Siecle Viennese innovator of what he called the "telegram style" of writing, Peter Altenberg's signature short prose straddles the line between the poetic and the prosaic, fiction and observation, harsh verity and whimsical vignette. Inspired by the prose poems of Charles Baudelaire and the Feuilleton - a light journalistic reflection of his day - Altenberg carved out a spare, strikingly modern aesthetic that speaks with an eerie prescience to our own impatient
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : Archipelago Books ; St. Paul, MN : Distributed by Consortium Book Sales and Distribution, c2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0974968080 (pbk.)
Branch Call Number: 838.91208 ALT
Characteristics: 147 p. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Wortsman, Peter

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