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David, Jakob Julius#

b. Hranice, Czech Republic (then Maehrisch-Weisskirchen), Feb. 6, 1859, d. Vienna, Nov. 20, 1906. Author and journalist ("Neues Wiener Journal", "Wiener Zeitung"); his early writings were influenced by C. F. Meyer, later by both naturalism and decadence; his writing expressed bitter social criticism. Many of his village tales and society novels are set in Moravia and Vienna.

Works#

Das Blut, 1891; Hagars Sohn, 1891; Am Wege sterben, 1900; Der Uebergang, 1902; Die Hanna. Erzaehlungen aus Maehren, 1904. - Edition: Gesammelte Werke, 7 vols., 1907-1909; Verstoerte Zeit, Erzaehlungen, ed. F. Krobb, 1990.

Literature#

P. Goldammer, J. J. D. - Ein vergessener Dichter, in: Weimarer Beitraege 5, 1959; G. Schruf, J. J. D. als Novellist, doctoral thesis, Vienna 1952; L. Pouh, Wr. Literatur und Psychoanalyse, 1997; A. Troebinger, J. J. D., master´s thesis, Vienna 1999.