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Salzburger Gro�e Welttheater

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ISBN-10: 3843055920

ISBN-13: 9783843055925

Edition: 2010

Authors: Hugo von Hofmannsthal

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Hugo von Hofmannsthal: Das Salzburger gro e Welttheater Entstanden 1922. Erstdruck in Neue Deutsche Beitr ge, erste Folge, erstes Heft, M nchen, Juli 1922. Urauff hrung am 12.08.1922, Kollegienkirche, Salzburg. Neuausgabe mit einer Biographie des Autors. Herausgegeben von Karl-Maria Guth. Berlin 2016. Textgrundlage ist die Ausgabe: Hugo von Hofmannsthal: Gesammelte Werke in zehn Einzelb nden. Band 1: Gedichte, Dramen, Band 2-5: Dramen, Herausgegeben von Bernd Schoeller in Beratung mit Rudolf Hirsch, Frankfurt a.M.: S. Fischer, 1979. Die Paginierung obiger Ausgabe wird in dieser Neuausgabe als Marginalie zeilengenau mitgef hrt. Umschlaggestaltung von Thomas Schultz-Overhage. Gesetzt aus der…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Contumax GmbH & Company KG
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 74
Size: 7.44" wide x 9.69" long x 0.15" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Hofmannsthal's plays are all written in verse, and most are modernized adaptations from other dramatists. His masterpiece, Electra (1903), was set to music by Richard Strauss. Dramas such as Jedermann (1911) and The Tower (1925, o.p.) showed him to be a serious and responsible social critic: their "deep symbolism is pervaded by an uncanny insight into the demonic forces and potentialities of our century" (LJ). With Max Reinhardt, Hofmannsthal helped to found the Salzburg Festival of music and theater, which is still an annual event. He also collaborated successfully with Strauss, despite their divergent personalities and mutually preferred habit of working at a distance, through the mails.…