News of Note

Studies in Austrian Literature, Culture and Thought

Elfriede Jelinek -- 2004 Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature

Check out these titles published by Ariadne Press:

Elfriede Jelinek: Framed by Language, Edited by Jorun B. Johns and Katherine Arens

Relationships, (Jelinek: "The Lovers")

New Anthology of Contemporary Austrian Folk Plays, (Jelinek: "President Evening Breeze")

Women's Words, Women's Works, (Jelinek: "Clara S. A Musical Tragedy")

Out from the Shadows, (various authors on Jelinek)

Thunder Rumbling at My Heels, (Gerhard Austin on Jelinek's "Filmbook")

Modern Austrian Prose, (Rebecca S. Thomas on Jelinek's "Liebhaberinnen"

We are happy to announce that our translator Michael Mitchell is the recipient of the prestigious Schlegel-Tieck Prize for Translation. This award was presented to him for the best translation of a book from German published in 1998 in the United Kingdom. We congratulate Mike and hope that he will continue to translate many interesting titles for us.

Check out his translations published by Ariadne Press:

Ornament and Crime, by Adolf Loos
Stories from My Life, by Oskar Kokoschka
The Dedalus/Ariadne Book of Austrian Fantasy
The House of the Linsky Sisters, by Florian Kalbeck
The Road to Darkness, by Paul Leppin
The Cassowary, by Matthias Mander
The Angel of the West Window, by Gustav Meyrink
The Green Face, by Gustav Meyrink
The Golem, by Gustav Meyrink
Walpurgisnacht, by Gustav Meyrink
The White Dominican, by Gustav Meyrink
In Foreign Cities, by Anna Mitgutsch
A Man too White, by Gyorgy Sebestyen
The Works of Solitude, by Gyorgy Sebestyen
The Works of Solitude, by Gyorgy Sebestyen (paperback)
The Serf, by Josef Winkler

Our Board Member Robert Dassanowsky was awarded the Decoration of Honor in Silver for  Services to the Republic of Austria (das Silberne Ehrenzeichen für Verdienste um die Republik Österreich) by President Fischer for his work in Austrian Studies.

Browse our bookstore, where you will find scores of diverse titles neatly organized by category. You can shop online using our secure server connection. And don’t forget to check our Forthcoming Titles, which will be available for sale in the coming months.

Editors: Jorun B. Johns – Richard H. Lawson. Associate Editor: Karl T. Johns.