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]

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

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