Ingeborg Bachmann and her Malina

SOKOLOVA E.V.

Candidate in Philology, Leading researcher of the Department of Literary Studies, Institute of Scientific Information for Social Sciences of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Abstract

The article dedicated to the memory of an influential Austrian and German writer of the twentieth century Ingeborg Bachmann (1926–1973) presents some main themes of her late prose basing on her novel Malina (1971) in relation to both important relationships and events in her personal life, and her academic background obtained at the University of Vienna and inseparable from the scope of ideas of philosophical criticism of language of the twentieth century, first of all, those by Ludwig Wittgenstein.

Keywords

the twentieth century Austrian literature; the twentieth century German literature; Ingeborg Bachman; Max Frisch; Malina; philosophical criticism of language

DOI: 10.31249/lit/2023.03.01

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