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Austro-Hungarian Subjects

By Praymont
Austro-Hungarian subjectsMia Slavenska
Otto von Habsburg's obituary: 'He died a happy man, right about almost everything, if usually too early.'
'“Only silence is innocent”: Zagajewski on Rilke, irony, and the future of poetry'
Brett Foster reviews Edward Snow's new translation of some Rilke poems (here's an excerpt from Zagajewski's introduction to Snow's translations)
Mark Harman's translation of Kafka's 'Message From the Emperor'
Isotropic Films is making a film of Kafka's Metamorphosis (the father's packin' heat -- I wonder if the bug will shoot electric rays from its antennae)
At Three Percent, Bill Marx goes to bat for Ernst Weiss's novel, Georg Letham, and Brady Evan Walker reviews Joseph Roth's Job, and Chad W. Post introduces Gregor von Rezzori's Ermine of Czernopol
Tom Nairn reviews a new biography of Ernest Gellner 
Otto Preminger one-ups Letterman:

Freud's cocaine thing. Here's a pdf about Freud's cocaine thing (and the much worse drug habits of renegade psychoanalyst Otto Gross, who had radical ideas about sex and free love, and who had an affair with Frieda von Richtofen, who later married D. H. Lawrence and might've presented to him [Lawrence] Gross' ideas about sex and free love -- but who knows?).
A longish piece in Haaretz called 'Monk, Mystic, Mechanic' -- on a recent Berlin exhibit devoted to Wittgenstein
Alan Saunders' and Gavin Kitching's podcast on Wittgenstein's puzzlement
Wittgenstein's photos, and a 'Lost archive shows Wittgenstein in a new light'
Dave Maier on Wittgenstein and meaning: "Can I say 'bububu' and mean 'If it doesn't rain I shall go for a walk'?" 
Austro-Hungarian subjects
Fergus Johnston reviews the new translation of Jens Malte Fischer's 2003 biography of Mahler, and here's Rupert Christiansen's review
And M. Werbowski reviews Norman Lebrecht's Why Mahler?
'How Vienna in 1900 gave birth to modernity' -- '“In his life, Klimt clearly divided women into those he respected, even exalted, and those he slept with,” [Jill] Lloyd acknowledges, but also “Klimt’s images of women are acknowledged as complex representations with a symbolic force; as such, they embody allusions to the ‘women question’ that are far from straightforward".'
Mattel's new 'Gustav Klimt Barbie doll echoes the artist's portrait, Adele Bloch-Bauer I, reflecting the painting's Byzantine mosaics and Egyptian motifs. She wears a halter gown with silvery trim, draped chiffon sleeves and bustle .... She is a magnificent muse.'
The world's first mobile internal combustion engine was made in Vienna
Mahler, with Glenn Gould conducting, Maureen Forrester singing: 

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