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by Erich Kastner,Rodney Livingstone,Cyrus Brooks
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  • Author:
    Erich Kastner,Rodney Livingstone,Cyrus Brooks
  • ISBN:
    0810111373
  • ISBN13:
    978-0810111370
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    Northwestern Univ Pr; Northwestern University Press ed edition (December 1, 1993)
  • Pages:
    177 pages
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    Contemporary
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Fabian, an advertising copywriter who loses his job in early 1930s Berlin, visits tawdry sex establishments; he is propositioned by a woman whose husband has the right of approval over her choice of lovers; and he accompanies his friend Labude to a dance hall where women shimmy about i. .

Fabian, an advertising copywriter who loses his job in early 1930s Berlin, visits tawdry sex establishments; he is propositioned by a woman whose husband has the right of approval over her choice of lovers; and he accompanies his friend Labude to a dance hall where women shimmy about in bathing suits. Fabian's exploits are always amusing and include a trip to the Anonymous Cabaret, where patrons throw sugar cubes at the performers

Items related to Fabian: The Story of a Moralist (European Classics). Fabian is a middle-of-the-road liberal, an Enlightenment rationalist, a believer that the public condition reflects prevailing private moralities, and a skeptic toward all ideological nostrums.

Items related to Fabian: The Story of a Moralist (European Classics). Erich Kastner; Cyrus Brooks; Rodney Livingstone Fabian: The Story of a Moralist (European Classics). ISBN 13: 9780810111370. Fabian: The Story of a Moralist (European Classics). Richly detailed and vividly plotted, Fabian remains an unparalleled personalization of the collapse of the Weimar Republic.

Items related to Fabian: The Story of a Moralist. Kaestner, Erich; Brooks, Cyrus; Livingstone, Rodney Fabian: The Story of a Moralist. ISBN 13: 9781870352451. Fabian: The Story of a Moralist. Fabian, an advertising copywriter who loses his job in early 1930s Berlin, visits tawdry sex establishments; he is propositioned by a woman whose husband has the right of approval over her choice of lovers; and he accompanies his friend Labude to a dance hall where women shimmy about in bathing suits.

It also includes Kastner's epilogue, which had been rejected by the original publisher, the preface added by the author to the 1952 German reissue, and an informative foreword by the scholar Rodney Livingstone.

Find nearly any book by Rodney Livingstone. by Erich Kastner, Cyrus Brooks, Rodney Livingstone. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. ISBN 9780810111370 (978-0-8101-1137-0) Softcover, Northwestern Univ Pr, 1993. Find signed collectible books: 'Fabian: The Story of a Moralist (European Classics)'. German Realists in the Nineteenth Century (The MIT Press).

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The Story of a Moralist. By Erich Kastner Introduction by Rodney Livingstone Translated by Cyrus Brooks. Going to the Dogs, in the words of introducer Rodney Livingstone, brilliantly renders with tangible immediacy the last frenetic years before 1933

The Story of a Moralist. Category: Literary Fiction. Going to the Dogs, in the words of introducer Rodney Livingstone, brilliantly renders with tangible immediacy the last frenetic years before 1933. It is a book for our time too. About Going to the Dogs.

Erich Kästner, translated from the German by Cyrus Brooks .

This month we’re taking a trip to Weimar Germany via Going to the Dogs: The Story of a Moralist by Erich Kästner, translated from the German by Cyrus Brooks. Jakob Fabian goes from one disappointment to another as the novel progresses, and German society moves closer to the abyss.

The Story of a Moralist (European Classics). Published December 1993 by Northwestern University Press.

Going to the Dogs, in the words of introducer Rodney Livingstone, "brilliantly renders with tangible immediacy the last frenetic years before 1933. Going to the Dogs is set in Berlin after the crash of 1929 and before the Nazi takeover, years of rising unemployment and financial collapse.

Originally published in German in 1931 and in an expurgated English translation in 1932, this novel is the tale of Jacob Fabian, a Berlin advertising copywriter doomed in the context of economic, ethical, and political collapse by his characteristic mixture of detachment and decency. Fabian is a middle-of-the-road liberal, an Enlightenment rationalist, a believer that the public condition reflects prevailing private moralities, and a skeptic toward all ideological nostrums. Richly detailed and vividly plotted, Fabian remains an unparalleled personalization of the collapse of the Weimar Republic.This new edition restores the deleted sections considered too explicit for the original publication. It also includes Kastner's epilogue, which had been rejected by the original publisher, the preface added by the author to the 1952 German reissue, and an informative foreword by the scholar Rodney Livingstone.