(Kleist, Heinrich von). Maass, Joachim
Title KLEIST: A Biography
Book Condition Near fine with an area of darkening (soiling?) to front cover, in a dust jacket with a closed edge tear to upper front flap. Jacket portrait of Kleist by Maurice Sendak.
Edition First U.S. edition.
Publisher New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1983).
Seller ID 29939.00
Kleist, a playwright long in the shadow of Goethe, is given a new assessment by Maass, with emphasis on his modern aspects, and his desire to portray life as he found it, unsettling and absurd. Eight pages of photographs, indexes of works and names.
Theatre Biography. German Literature. Theatre History & Criticism.