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2 edition of Prater Violet. found in the catalog.

Prater Violet.

Christopher Isherwood

Prater Violet.

by Christopher Isherwood

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

originally published, [s.l.]: Methuen, 1946.

SeriesPenguin modern classics; 1658
The Physical Object
Pagination127p.,18cm
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19916278M

Originally published in , 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. Feb 10,  · Prater Violet by Christopher Isherwood, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

"A deliberate historical parable. Prater Violet resembles episodes in Goodbye to Berlin and keeps up the same high level of excellence". (Edmund Wilson). An impatient phone call from the temperamental Austrian director, Friedrich Bergmann, introduces a young Christopher Isherwood to the film industry. Isherwood's job is to rescue the script of an. Prater 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.

The New International, February Richard Stoker Book Review Prater Violet From New International, Vol XII No. 4, April , pp. – Transcribed & marked up by Einde O’Callaghan for ETOL.. Prater Violet by Christopher Isherwood Random House. $ Christopher Isherwood is perhaps the most important English novelist writing today. Upcoming Events. WALKING THE OLD ROAD event at the Minnesota History Center with Staci Lola Drouillard Mar 17, PM — Minnesota History Center, W Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, MN


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The book contains much of Isherwood’s understated elegance, his insight into behavior, and all of his powerful charm. 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.

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.

Nov 19,  · Prater 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.

Nov 19,  · Prater 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.5/5.

Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Prater Violet echoes The Last Tycoon and The Artist; it audaciously plays with form as well as content, mixing the artifice of studio sets with 'real life'; blending movie characters with the 'real thing'.

It is a story that questions the political and moral responsibilities of modern life. About the Book: HARD TO FIND BOOK, only a very limited number of copies are still available.

The classic novel on the golden era of film. Originally published inChristopher Isherwood's Prater Violet is a stingingly satirical novel about the film industry.

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Jul 14,  · Prater Violet by Christopher Isherwood My rating: 3 of 5 stars Prater Violet, set in the s and published inis Christopher Isherwood's novella of filmmaking. The short roman à clef is based on Isherwood's own experience working on the film Little Friend, directed by the emigrant Austrian Jewish director, Berthold Viertel.

This is quite a succinct book, really being a mini Biography of the larger than life, Viennese film director Friedrich Bergmann during the pre-WWII period that Isherwood worked with him on the film Prater Violet/5(8).

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(Learn more about The Prater here) The book Prater Violet is about the .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, any questions please get in touch.

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