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ISBN-10: 3843055955

ISBN-13: 9783843055956

Edition: 2010

Authors: Hugo von Hofmannsthal

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Excerpt from Der Schwierige: Lustspiel in Drei Akten Mittelgro er Raum eines Wiener lteren Stadtpalais, als Arbeitszimmer des Hausherrn eingerichtet. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections…    
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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Contumax GmbH & Company KG
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 7.44" wide x 9.69" long x 0.20" tall
Weight: 0.418
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.…