Intimate Ties: Two Novellas

byRobert MusilTranslated byPeter Wortsman

May 28, 2019|
Intimate Ties: Two Novellas by Robert Musil
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Two erotic novellas by one of the masters of high modernism.

First published in 1911, Intimate Ties is Robert Musil''s second book, consisting of two novellas, "The Culmination of Love" and "The Temptation of Silent Veronica." Each revolves around a troubled woman in the throes of her sexual and romantic woes, as their memories of the past return to influence their present desires. Musil tracks the psyche of his protagonists in a blurring of impressions that is reflected in his experimental prose. Intimate Ties offers the reader an early glimpse of the high modernist style Musil would perfect in his magnum opus The Man Without Qualities.
Robert Musil (1880-1942), born in Vienna, was trained as a mathematician, behavioral psychologist, engineer, and philosopher. During World War I, he served as an officer in the Austrian Army on the Italian front. He died exiled and impoverished in Switzerland in 1942. Author of The Man Without Qualities, The Confusions of Young Tö...
Title:Intimate Ties: Two Novellas
Product dimensions:208 pages, 6.52 X 5.47 X 0.67 in
Shipping dimensions:208 pages, 6.52 X 5.47 X 0.67 in
Published:May 28, 2019
Publisher:Steerforth Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781939810236

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