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The Project Gutenberg EBook of Hands Around [Reigen], by Arthur Schnitzler This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere in the United States and most other . When Arthur Schnitzler was sixteen years old, his physician father discovered This piece was REIGEN (Hands Around in English, in the sense of ‘Ring Around . Steven said: Arthur Schnitzler deemed his play ‘La Ronde’ too raunchy Arthur Schnitzler’s play La Ronde (Reigen in German), written in but not.

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The fact that Schnitzler writes each character in two scenes, shows two sides to them- they’re more “honest” side or their more “secret” side, but whether that side is truly honest or secret is blended into a faded grey for certain characters, like the Poet, who feigns pure romance between his partners.

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When it finally received its very first public viewing in Vienna some twenty years later it was shut down by the Austrian police and Schnitzler was prosecuted for obscenity. Lists with This Book.

Yet everything that Schnitzler thought about love-making based only on sexuality he wrote into this play. As far as I am concerned nothing beats the stage, reading a play just isn’t the same as seeing it with your own eyes. In Russia, Czechoslovakia, and France, especially, this work was and remained popular. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Schnitzler was branded as a pornographer after the release of his play Reigen, in which ten pairs of characters are shown before and after the sexual act, leading and ending with a prostitute.

Adam rated it did not like it Aug 23, This is the second piece of Schnitzler’s work I have read and want to read more. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: He will make hamburger of him, he thinks. Purtroppo io preferisco la letteratura venata di psicologia, piuttosto che il contrario.

His discussion of Stendhal after the disappointment leads to a successful conclusion. Friends he thought he could count on are able to justify to themselves why they do not assist him. Schnitzler Freud Klimt Munch Cam.


The play is fun to read schbitzler see how each pairing unfolds. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. The Sweet Young Miss and the Poet 8.

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schnitzldr If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Professor Bernhardi, a play about a Jewish srthur who turns away a Catholic priest in order to spare a patient the realization that she is on the point of death, is his only major dramatic work without a sexual theme.

The criticism of the military code was not lost on his critics, nor on the authorities. Professor Bernhardi, a play about a Jewish doctor who turns away a Catholic priest in order to spare a patient the realization that she is on the point of death, is his only major dramatic work without a sexual theme.

Julia rated it it was amazing Jul 15, Sag, ob du meine Leiche hasst. Charlotte rated it liked it Sep 10, In the play, Professor Bernhardi is the head of a clinic. Paperbackpages. Although he wrote up until the time of his death, none of his works is set after More distressing for Arthur Schnitzler than the accusations from the right-wing and clerical press that his works were immoral was the more or less explicit anti-Semitism in each article about him.

I stopped because I didn’t understand it very good.

Lisa rated it it was ok Feb 18, That same year in November, in a stormy court case in Berlin, the judge dismissed a charge that the drama was immoral. It also leaves the gender of all roles at the discretion of the producing theatre.

I can but hope that he was too busy hob-nobbing with the reiben interesting people he had found in hell to notice the foolishness aboveground. Return to Book Page. There are other devices used in the structure that adds to the play.

Arthur Schnitzler, Reigen (Erlauterungen und Dokumente) (German Edition)

While known by several names depending on the language of translation, the title, named after a circular dance, often goes by La Ronde since France was the one country Schnitzler allowed the play to be performed after the initial riots arrthur complaints in Berlin and Vienna. I missed a lack reigeb overarching narrative though, it was hard to care much for any character and each situation was prone to hit or miss. Turn of the Century Vienna was all about Schein appearance and Sein to be and Schnitzler seems to be taking a jab at his contemporary Austrians, all haughtily proper with white gloves and polished shoes in good company, arthud all hot and bothered romping from duvet to duvet behind closed doors.


Nowadays, considering that although one might still be disgusted, there is little on stage or screen to shock anybody although Schnitzler would probably faint away if he were to watch a modern TV dramaHands Around requiring as it does imagination and experience scnhitzler get the point could hardly raise and eyebrow in The Bible Belt—or could it?

Reigen: Zehn Dialoge by Arthur Schnitzler

You can unbutton my boots. Explore the Home Gift Guide. OK Reject Read More. In Hands Around, a short play by the Austrian playwright Arthur Schnitzler, ten characters are portrayed schnjtzler and after the physical act of love in and around the cafes, restaurants, and drawing rooms of turn of the century Vienna. The text is published by Oberon Books. The resistance is more pronounced teigen the earlier scenes, less so in the latter ones. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

He specialized in shorter works like novellas and one-act plays. Uno dei due personaggi della scena appena conclusa riappare in quella successiva, in una concatenazione di incontri che potrebbe procedere all’infinito. Sabine rated it it was amazing Dec 30, Das Zeitalter Schnitzlers hat mich schon immer reiyen. I mean, Felix Salten, one of Schnitzler’s contemporaries, is the same Austro-Hungarian who wrote the adorable tale of Bambi and the sexually inexhaustible exploits of Josefine Mutzenbacher.

On reread this made a lot more sense Potentially very interesting, but a lot of the impact will really depend on the actors and actresses involved. I’ll need to read it again to remember why I liked it.