Franz Schuh (writer)

Franz Schuh ( born March 15, 1947 in Vienna) is an Austrian writer and essayist.


Franz Schuh studied philosophy, history and German literature in Vienna and graduated with a doctorate. During this time he hung around in the Cafe Dobner and met Lukas Resetarits, whose " abusive " shoe itself very influenced in his writing. 1976-80 he was Secretary General of the Graz Autorenversammlung, then editor of the magazine wasps nest and head of essays and literary program of the publisher Deuticke. He works as a freelancer for various broadcasters and national newspapers and as a lecturer at the University of Applied Arts Vienna and was in the House of Literature Vienna as a guest. Since June 2009 he writes the column " Crime & Punishment " in the magazine date and talks a lot on the radio program OE1 among other things in his " Magazine of happiness ".


Works (selection)

  • The insubordinate literature. Critical reviews (protocols, born 1981, Volume 4 ). ISBN 3-7141-7331-5
  • Love, power and joy. Essays, 1985. ISBN 3-85415-031-8
  • The fantasized exile. Essays, 1991. ISBN 3-85415-088-1
  • The City Council. An idyll, 1995. ISBN 3-85415-166-7
  • Typists, 2000. ISBN 3-7701-4587-9
  • The Dead Souls in Austria and elsewhere in: Schweeger, Elisabeth & Witt, Eberhard ( eds. ): Oh Germany! Belville, Munich 2000. ISBN 3933510678 (p. 77-83 )
  • Serious allegations, dirty laundry, 2006 ISBN. 3-552-05370-0
  • Help! , 2007. ISBN 3-222-13171-6
  • Memoirs. An interview with myself Zsolnay 2008. ISBN 978-3552-05433-2
  • The crutch Cactus - Memories of love, art and death, Zsolnay, Vienna 2011 ISBN 978-3-552-05549-0. .