Karl Kraus: The Last Days of Mankind

The greatest satirical play of the weentieh century, translated for the firs time into English from German. Images of War , Austria-Hungary, Vienna, during the First World War, seen though the forensic microscope of Karl Kraus's epic dra 'The Last Days of Mankind'. Human folly and human tragedy.
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We'll whisper it softly, no need for your thanks, Your lying here, dying here's good for the banks.

he Austrian poster shows soldiers and their weapons behind a barricade of…

Karl Kraus by Oscar Kokoshka

Karl Kraus by Oscar Kokoshka

A scandalous affair, And what I abhor, You're lying down there Whle we're still at war!

Austro-Hungarian troops executing captured Serbians Serbia lost about 850000 people during the war a quarter of its pre-war population.

Feeding the War!

Stoking the fires.

O unknowable face! O beautiful mask! Meet my embrace, That's all I ask!

O unknowable face! O beautiful mask! Meet my embrace, That's all I ask!

Amazon.com: the last days of mankind: Books

THE LAST DAYS OF MANKIND This site is a resource for all interested in the Viennese satirist, Karl Kraus, in particular his great play about the First World War, Die letzten Tage der Menschheit ,.

The Last Days of Mankind: The Last Night eBook: Karl Kraus, Michael Russell: Amazon.co.uk: Books

The Last Days of Mankind: The Last Night eBook: Karl Kraus, Michael Russell: Amazon.co.uk: Books

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