Introduction to the Transaction EditionBook IV: Romanticism and
LiberalismChapter 1: The Depth of Emptiness
Chapter 2: The Discordant Song
Chapter 3: Bubble BusinessBook V: Imperialism and ImpressionismChapter 1: Black Friday
Chapter 2: Gone to the DevilEpilogue: The Collapse of RealityChronology
Egon Friedell (1878-1938) was a prominent Austrian philosopher, historian, journalist, actor, cabaret performer, and theater critic. He committed suicide on March 16, 1938 rather than be arrested by Nazi officials.