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Prater Violet

Christopher Isherwood

Prater Violet

by Christopher Isherwood

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Christopher Isherwood.
SeriesModern library paperback -- P19
The Physical Object
Pagination186 p. ;
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14422827M

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"Prater Violet resembles the episodes in Goodbye to Berlin and keeps up the same high level of excellence." -- Edmund Wilson, The New Yorker "Prater Violet, in my view, is one of the best short novels in English written in this century." -- Stanley Prater Violet book, The New RepublicReviews: Jul 01,  · "Prater Violet, in my view, is one of the best short novels in English written in this century." -- Stanley Kauffman, The New Republic --This text refers to the Paperback ritacrossley.coms: Prater Violet easily ranks with the very best novels about film-making ever written.

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Originally published inChristopher Isherwood's Prater Violet is a stingingly satirical novel about the film industry. It centers around the production of the vacuous fictional melodrama Prater Violet, set in nineteenth-century Vienna, providing an ironic counterpoint to tragic events as Hitler annexes the real Vienna of the s.

This book Violet concerns the filming of an unashamedly romantic and commercial musical about old Vienna. It is a stinging satirical novel about the film industry, trifling studio feuds, and the fatuous movie Prater Violet, which, ironically, counterpoints the tragic events on the world stage as Hitler's lengthening shadow falls over the real Vienna of the thirties.

Editions for Prater Violet: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ). Nov 19,  · “Prater Violet, in my view, is one of the best short novels in English written in this century.” — Stanley Kauffman, The New Republic “Prater Violet resembles the episodes in Goodbye to Berlin and keeps up the same high level of excellence.”.

Sandwiched between some of Isherwood’s better-known books and often overlooked is a slim novel called Prater Violet, a mini-masterpiece that’s well worth hunting down, whether or not you’re already a fan. The book contains much of Isherwood’s understated elegance, his insight into behavior, and all of his powerful charm.

Prater Violet by Christopher Isherwood and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ritacrossley.com Originally published inChristopher Isherwood's Prater Violet is a stingingly satirical novel about the film industry.

It centers around the production of the vacuous fictional melodrama Prater Violet, set in nineteenth-century Vienna, providing ironic counterpoint to tragic events as Hitler annexes the real Vienna of the s. "Prater Violet is the most charming novel I have read in a long time." —Diana Trilling Originally published inChristopher Isherwood's Prater Violet is a stingingly satirical novel about the film industry.

It centers around the production of the vacuous fictional melodrama Prater Violet, set in nineteenth-century Vienna, providing an ironic counterpoint to tragic events as Hitler. Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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Originally published inPrater Violet is a stingingly satirical novel about the film industry. It centers around the production of the vacuous fictional melodrama Prater Violet, set in nineteenth-century Vienna, providing ironic counterpoint to tragic events as Hitler annexes the real Vienna of the s.

" Prater Violet, in my view, is one of the best short novels in English written in this century." (Stanley Kauffmann) (Stanley Kauffmann) " Prater Violet is the most charming novel I have read in a long time a novel about movie writers, which is yet a novel about the life of every serious artist.".

Originally published inPrater Violet is a stingingly satirical novel about the film industry. It centers around the production of the vacuous fictional melodrama Prater Violet, set in nineteenth-century Vienna, providing ironic counterpoint to tragic events as Hitler annexes the real Vienna of the s/5(2).

"Prater Violet is about the film industry. It centres around the production of the vacuous fictional melodrama Prater Violet, set in nineteenth-century Vienna, providing ironic counterpoint to tragic events as Hitler annexes the real Vienna of the s.

Isherwood's story centers on the production of the vacuous fictional melodrama Prater Violet, set in nineteenth-century Vienna, providing ironic counterpoint to tragic events as Hitler annexes the real Vienna of the s.First edition first impression from in VG++ condition, the book is near fine, pages clean, spine firm, no markings.

the jacket has some shelfwear to extremities esp top front corner fold, not price clipped, now in removable protective sleeve, please see pics, paypal accepted, any questions please get in touch.CHRISTOPHER ISHERWOOD () lived in Berlin from to and immigrated to the United States in A major figure in 20th-century fiction and the gay rights movement, he wrote more than 20 books including the novels Prater Violet and a series of short stories, Goodbye to Berlin, that inspired the musical Cabaret.