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ISBN-10: 3842413548

ISBN-13: 9783842413542

Edition: N/A

Authors: Arthur Schnitzler

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Schnitzler beschreibt in dieser Novelle die scheinbar harmonische Ehe des Arztes Fridolin und seiner Frau Albertine. Unter der Oberfl che werden beide von ungestillten erotischen Begierden und Tr umen heimgesucht, die sich durch wechselseitige Entfremdung zu einer Ehekrise auswachsen. Die Novelle wurde 1999 von Stanley Kubrick als "Eyes Wide Shut" mit Nicole Kidman und Tom Cruise in den Hauptrollen verfilmt.
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Publisher: Tredition GmbH
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 88
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.21" tall
Weight: 0.220
Language: English

Arthur Schnitzler, Viennese playwright, novelist, short story writer, and physician, was a sophisticated writer much in vogue in his time. He chose themes of an erotic, romantic, or social nature, expressed with clarity, irony, and subtle wit. Reigen, a series of ten dialogues linking people of various social classes through their physical desire for one another, has been filmed many times as La Ronde. As a Jew, Schnitzler was sensitive to the problems of anti-Semitism, which he explored in the play Professor Bernhardi (1913), seen in New York in a performance by the Vienna Burgtheater in 1968. Henry Hatfield calls Schnitzler "second only to Hofmannsthal among the Austrian writers of his…