On these pages you’ll find links to more sources on Musil. There is a section of Musil Resources, worthwhile essays and recent reviews of his works. Enjoy…
- Musil Museum
- Robert Musil quotes
- goodreades musil quotes
- Young Torless at Project Gutenberg
- Au tour de Musil
- Internationale Robert Musil Gesellschaft
The Musil museum in Klagenfurt
Figurenlexikon zu Robert Musils Roman »Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften« (1930/1932). In German. Great list of all the characters in The Man without Qualities.
A list of links collected by the University of Berlin. Most of it is in German though.
Some quotes from diary entries and his novels
The full text of Die Verwirrungen des Zöglings Törless in a variety of formats: epub, html, kindle, plain text. Download as pdf if you like; may be a bit slow at times.
Speak French? Vous êtes sur un site personnel construit autour de la lecture de “L’Homme sans Qualités ” de Robert Musil.
Speak French? Very good page on the life and works of Robert Musil. Excellent…
International Musil Society. In German only…
- There Will Be No More Great Ideas
- united architects essays
- Exhuming Musil
- The qualities of Robert Musil
- How to write a college essay
- The unbounded vision of Robert Musil By Michael Andre Bernstein
- Imperial Vienna as a Portrait of Now
- Musil and modernist language
On Robert Musil and the NonModern by Mark M. Freed
On what the crucial realization of what life’s meaning might be
A Fresh Look at The Man Without Qualities. Essay by Ted Gioia.
Very readable and insightful essay on Musil and his literary achievements and legacy, or his commitment to Genauigkeit with a thoroughgoing revulsion to what we might call spiritual sentimentality.
On Musil’s essays
Essay published in The New Republic Magazine. On Musil and his legacy and the Wilkins / Pike translation.
On the Man Without Qualities and the times that were, in Vienna…
Article on philosophical blog Waggish. A very good read.
- Nowhere man
- Abraxas Review Man Without Qualities by Colin Wilson
- Review of his diaries
- London Review of books
- Review of Posthumous Papers in hyperion magazine
Jane Smiley discusses The Man without Qualities by Robert Musil, who, she says, is long overdue a revival.
Good article on The Man Without Qualities touching on subjects like salvation, sex, incest and housewives.
A rare review of Musils’ diaries by Eric Ormsby at the free library.
On sex with intelligent women, among other things.
Ok, this links to a pdf, but a very good review nonetheless on Posthumous Papers and what is considered to be a unifiying theme.