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Amanshauser, Gerhard#

b. Salzburg, Jan. 2, 1928, essayist, narrator and poet. Studied at the University of Technology in Graz, then studied German and English, worked for a short time as an English teacher. Writes essays critical of culture and society while his novels are intricately structured with strong ironic-satirical elements.

Works#

Aus dem Leben der Quaden, 1968; Grenzen, 1977; Der Ohne-Namen-See, 1988; Moloch Horridus, 1989; Lektuere, 1991; Das Erschlagen von Stechmuecken, 1993; Tische, Stuehle & Bierseidel, 1997; Schloss mit spaeten Gaesten, 1997; Aufzeichnungen einer Sonde, 1998; Terrassenbuch, 1999; Mansardenbuch, 1999.

Literature#

C. Reichholf, G. A., Ironie und Satire, 1985; J. Donnenberg (ed.), Gegen-Saetze, 1993.