The Last Days of Mankind

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The Last Days of Mankind (German: Die letzten Tage der Menschheit) is a satirical play by Karl Kraus. It is considered one of the most important of Kraus' works.

One third of the play is drawn from documentary sources and is highly realistic, except the final scenes which are of expressionist genre.[1]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Knight, Charles A. (2004) Literature of Satire p.255

Further reading[edit]

  • "Die letzten Tage der Menschheit" im Bunker, Spiegel Online, April 22, 1999
  • The last days of mankind; a tragedy in five acts. an abridgement translated by Alexander Gode and Sue Allen Wright. New York: F. Ungar Pub. Co. 1974. ISBN 9780804424844.

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