Prater Violet (Paperback)

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Originally published in 1945, 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 1930s. The novel features the vivid portraits of imperious, passionate, and witty Austrian director Friedrich Bergmann and his disciple, a genial young screenwriter -- the fictionalized Christopher Isherwood.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780816638611
ISBN-10: 0816638616
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication Date: March 20th, 2001
Pages: 128
Language: English