Field, Frank. The Last Days of Humankind. New York: Macmillan, 1967. Study of Kraus’s Vienna.
Grimstad, Kari. Masks of the Prophet: The Theatrical World of Karl Kraus. Buffalo, N.Y.: University of Toronto Press, 1982. Presents critical analysis and interpretation of the plays of Kraus. Bibliography and index.
Halliday, John D. Karl Kraus, Franz Pfemfert, and the First World War: A Comparative Study of “Die Fackel” and “Die Aktion” Between 1911 and 1928. Passau, Germany: Andreas-Haller-Verlag, 1986. An examination of the political viewpoints of Kraus and Pfemfert as they were expressed in their periodical writings. Bibliography.
Iggers, Wilma Abeles. Karl Kraus. The Hague, the Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff, 1967. Detailed analysis of Kraus’s writings.
Szasz, Thomas. Karl Kraus and the Soul Doctors. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1976. Kraus’s criticism of psychiatry and psychoanalysis.
Theobald, John. The Paper Ghetto: Karl Kraus and Anti-Semitism. New York: P. Lang, 1996. A study of Kraus’s relationship with his Jewish heritage. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Timms, Edward. Karl Kraus: Apocalyptic Satirist. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1986. Kraus and his work in context.
Zohn, Harry. Karl Kraus. New York: Twayne, 1971. Intelligent introduction to Kraus’s life and work.
Zohn, Harry. Karl Kraus and the Critics. Columbia, S.C.: Camden House, 1997. A history of the critical response to Kraus’s work. Includes bibliographical references and index.