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The hotel years, Joseph Roth ; translated by Michael Hofmann

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The hotel years
Title
The hotel years
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Roth ; translated by Michael Hofmann
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Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
The Hotel Years gathers sixty-four pieces--never before translated into English--from 1919 to 1939, beginning in Vienna just at the end of the First War, and ending in Paris with the Second War about to begin. Joseph Roth was the outstanding journalist and commentator of the day. Roth needed journalism to survive; in his six-volume collected works in German, there are three of fiction and three of journalism. He published an article on average two or three times a week. After 1921, he wrote mostly for the liberal Frankfurter Zeitung. They sent him on tours through Germany--the Inflation, the occupation, political assassinations, etc.--and abroad, to the USSR, Italy, Poland, Albania, etc., etc. The Hotel Years presents little sequences of feuilleton: on Hotels; Russia; Albania; Pains and Pleasures; Personalities; and the deteriorating international situation of the 1930s. --
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1894-1939
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Roth, Joseph
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  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the German
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1957 August 25-
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Hofmann, Michael
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  • Roth, Joseph
  • Europe
  • Europe
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The hotel years, Joseph Roth ; translated by Michael Hofmann
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Note
"A NEW DIRECTIONS PAPERBOOK ORIGINAL."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
I. Germany -- Of dogs and men -- Millionaire for an hour -- The umbrella -- The emigrants' ship -- The currency-reformed city -- Baltic tour -- Melancholy of a tram car in the Ruhr -- Smoke joins up the towns -- Germany in winter -- Retrospect of Magdeburg -- II. Sketches : The fraternity member -- Guillaume the Blond Negro -- Adventurers -- The mother -- Rose Gentschow -- Two Gypsy girls -- Grock -- The dapper traveller -- III. Austria and elsewhere : Bruck and Kiralyhida -- Journey through Galicia : people and place -- The Polish California -- Hotel Kopriva -- The all-powerful police -- Where the world war began -- The opened tomb -- His K. and K. Apostolic Majesty -- IV. USSR : The czarist emigres -- The border at Niegoreloye -- Down the Volga to Astrakhan -- Saint Petroleum -- V. Albania : A meeting with President Ahmed Zogu -- Arrival in Albania -- Tirana, the capital city -- The Albanian Army -- Western visitors in Barbaria -- Article about Albania (written on a hot day) -- VI. Hotels : Arrival in the hotel -- The chief receptionist -- The old waiter -- The cook in his kitchen -- "Madame Annette" -- The patron -- Leaving the hotel -- The hotel -- VII. Pleasures and pains : Spring -- people in glass cages -- People on Sunday -- The office -- The destruction of the café -- Music in the Volksgarten -- The strange city -- Travel -- The "Romance" of travel -- The lady in the compartment -- Morning at the junction -- VIII. Ending : The old poet dies -- The Third Reich, a dependency of hell on Earth -- Far from the native turf -- Grillparzer : a portrait -- The bitter bread -- Furlough in Jablonovka
Control code
ocn907173611
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First American paperback edition.
Extent
xv, 269 pages
Isbn
9780811224871
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)907173611
Label
The hotel years, Joseph Roth ; translated by Michael Hofmann
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A NEW DIRECTIONS PAPERBOOK ORIGINAL."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. Germany -- Of dogs and men -- Millionaire for an hour -- The umbrella -- The emigrants' ship -- The currency-reformed city -- Baltic tour -- Melancholy of a tram car in the Ruhr -- Smoke joins up the towns -- Germany in winter -- Retrospect of Magdeburg -- II. Sketches : The fraternity member -- Guillaume the Blond Negro -- Adventurers -- The mother -- Rose Gentschow -- Two Gypsy girls -- Grock -- The dapper traveller -- III. Austria and elsewhere : Bruck and Kiralyhida -- Journey through Galicia : people and place -- The Polish California -- Hotel Kopriva -- The all-powerful police -- Where the world war began -- The opened tomb -- His K. and K. Apostolic Majesty -- IV. USSR : The czarist emigres -- The border at Niegoreloye -- Down the Volga to Astrakhan -- Saint Petroleum -- V. Albania : A meeting with President Ahmed Zogu -- Arrival in Albania -- Tirana, the capital city -- The Albanian Army -- Western visitors in Barbaria -- Article about Albania (written on a hot day) -- VI. Hotels : Arrival in the hotel -- The chief receptionist -- The old waiter -- The cook in his kitchen -- "Madame Annette" -- The patron -- Leaving the hotel -- The hotel -- VII. Pleasures and pains : Spring -- people in glass cages -- People on Sunday -- The office -- The destruction of the café -- Music in the Volksgarten -- The strange city -- Travel -- The "Romance" of travel -- The lady in the compartment -- Morning at the junction -- VIII. Ending : The old poet dies -- The Third Reich, a dependency of hell on Earth -- Far from the native turf -- Grillparzer : a portrait -- The bitter bread -- Furlough in Jablonovka
Control code
ocn907173611
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First American paperback edition.
Extent
xv, 269 pages
Isbn
9780811224871
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)907173611

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