Austrian lives /

Writing biographies for a long time had been a male hegemonic project. Ever since Plutarch and Sueton composed their vitae of the greats of classical antiquity, to the medieval obsession with the hagiographies of holy men (and a few women) and saints, Vasari's lives of great Renaissance artists...

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: JSTOR (Organization)
Other Authors: Bischof, Günter, 1953-, Plasser, Fritz, 1948-, Maltschnig, Eva, 1987-
Format: eBook
Published: Innsbruck : Innsbruck University Press. 2012.
New Orleans : UNO Press,
Series:Contemporary Austrian studies ; v. 21.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Preface / Günter Bischof - Introduction - Biographical narrative between truth and lies, production and authenticity / Bernhard Fetz - Political lives - Ignaz Seipel (1876-1932) : founding father of the Austrian Republic / John Deak - Otto Bauer (1881-1938) : politician and public intellectual / Ernst Hanisch - "Against the mock battle of words" : Therese Schlesinger, neé Eckstein (1863-1940), a radical seeker / Gabriella Hauch - Thinking cosmopolitan or how Joseph became Joe Buttinger / Philipp Luis Strobl - From the Habsburg Empire to the Third Reich : Arthur Seß-Inquart and national socialism / Johannes Koll - A century in a lifetime : biographical approaches to Bruno Kreisky (1911-1990) / Elisabeth Röhrlich - Alois Mock : pioneer of European unity / Martin Eichtinger and Helmut Wohnout - Lives of the mind - "Genia" Schwarzwald and her Viennese "salon" / Deborah Holmes - Where Hitler's name is never spoken : Günther Anders in 1950s Vienna / Jason Dawsey - Viktor Frankl : the inside outsider / Timothy Pytell - Wolfgang Kraus : impresario of Austrian literature and cold warrior / Stefan Maurer - Common lives - Torn apart between time and space? A collective biography of Austro-Hungarian military personnel on the Eastern Front, 1914-1918 / Wolfram Dornik - Ordinary Austrians : common war criminals during World War II / Winfried R. Garscha - Lives behind barbed wire : a comparative view of Austrian prisoners of war during and after World War II in Soviet and American captivity / Günter Bischof and Barbara Stelzl-Marx - The photographic glaze : Austrian visual lives during the Occupation Decade : a cross-section of ordinary Austrians photographed by American and Austrian artists / Hans Petschar and Herbert Friedlmeier - Balancing between autonomy and dependence : family farming and agrarian change in Lower Austria, 1945-1980 / Ernst Langthaler - Attitudinal lives : a survey of Austrian students attitudes towards Muslims and Jews, Vergangenheitsbewaeltigung and World War II, and democratic dispositions / Petra Ziegler [and others] - Book review - Annual review.