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Jelinek, Elfriede, and Index on Censorship. “Viennese Whirl.” Index on Censorship 29, no. 5 (September-October 2000): 170-74.

Jelinek discusses Austrian right-wing political activist Jörg Haider's Freedom Party, her dramatic works, and issues surrounding tourism in Austria.

Olson, Steven E. Review of The Piano Teacher, by Elfriede Jelinek. Antioch Review 48, no. 2 (spring 1990): 258.

Olson offers a generally positive assessment of The Piano Teacher.

Rocamora, Carol. “The Germans Call It ‘Vergangenheitsbewaltigung.’” New York Times (13 May 2001): AR10.

Rocamora examines Jelinek's public criticism of Jörg Haider in her play Das Lebewohl.

Additional coverage of Jelinek's life and career is contained in the following sources published by the Gale Group: Contemporary Authors, Vol. 154; Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 85; Feminist Writers; and Literature Resource Center.

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