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Gagern, Friedrich Freiherr von#

Gagern, Baron Friedrich von, b. Mokrice Palace, Slovenia (then Mokritz), June 26, 1882, d. Geigenberg near St. Leonhard am Forst (Lower Austria), Nov. 15, 1947, author, grandson of Baron Max Ludwig von Gagern. Studied philosophy, history and literary history in Vienna, later worked as editor for a magazine and as a free-lance author from 1914. Travelled to Africa and America and expressed his strong feeling for nature in his novels and tales.

Works#

Novels: Der boese Geist, 1913; Das Geheimnis, 1919; Die Wundmale, 1919; Das nackte Leben, 1923; Ein Volk, 1924; Der tote Mann, 1927; Die Strasse, 1929. - Narratives, dramas.

Literature#

W. Gulda, Die Landschaft im Werk F. G., doctoral thesis, Vienna 1964; U. Baur, Der Mythos von dt. und slaw. Menschen im Werk F. v. G., in: Oesterreich in Geschichte und Literatur 17, 1973.