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Agathe, or the Forgotten Sister

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Agathe, or the Forgotten Sister - Musil, Robert, and Agee, Joel
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"Agathe is the sister of Ulrich, the so-called "man without qualities" who is the major character in Robert Musil's great, unfinished novel of that name. Ulrich is intellectual and skeptical and rebellious and yet for all that rule-bound, held hostage by his attraction to the systematic, even if every existing system-political, ethical, metaphysical-strikes this onetime mathematician as fundamentally suspect. When, however, after many years Ulrich and his younger sister, Agathe, reunite over the bier of their dead father, a ...

Agathe, or the Forgotten Sister 2019, NYRB Classics, New York

ISBN-13: 9781681373836