unbekannter Gast

Fritz, Marianne geborene Frieß#

b. Weiz (Styria), Dec. 14, 1948, author. Became known for her 3-volume novel "Dessen Sprache du nicht verstehst" (1985). Influenced by R. Musil, she describes in this novel, in a highly individual language, the fate of a working-class family at the end of the Habsburg monarchy. Awarded the Literature Prize of the Federal Province of Styria in 1988.

Further works#

Novel: Die Schwerkraft der Verhaeltnisse, 1978; Large-scale prose project "Die Festung": Das Kind der Gewalt und die Sterne der Romani, 1980; Naturgemaess I, 5 vols., 1996; Naturgemaess II, 5 vols., 1998.

Literature#

H. F. Schafroth, Gelebte Lieder, in: M. F., Was soll man da machen, 1985; K. Kastberger (ed.), Nullgeschichte, die trotzdem war. Neues Wiener Symposium ueber M. F., 1995.