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Tradition in Viennese Modernism



The conference 'Tradition in Viennese Modernism' held on 15-16 December 2014, was organized by the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for the History and Theory of Biography in co-operation with the Department of European and Comparative Literature and Language Studies at the University of Vienna and the Vienna City Library.

The conference addressed tensions between tradition and modernism, modernity and anti-modernity in the early work of important representatives of Viennese Modernism, including Leopold von Andrian, Hermann Bahr, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Karl Kraus, Richard Schaukal and Arthur Schnitzler.

The publication of an edited volume of the conference papers is planned.

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