Topics range from Blumauer in the late eighteenth century to Horv?th in the twentieth. An introductory essay explores the notion of the comic tradition, while a central core of essays deals with the work of Johann Nestroy, one of the leading figures in the history of German-language comedy and Vienna's best known playwright.

Austrian Comic Tradition 2018, Edinburgh University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780748610860

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