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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Open Preview See a Problem? He received his artuur of medicine in and worked at the Vienna’s General Hospital, but ultimately abandoned medicine in favour of writing. Charlotte rated it liked it Sep 10, Printed privately inarthhr play was not publicly performed untilwhen it provoked strong reactions. I’ve added some comments on the play in my post on Max Ophuls’ movie version of La Ronde. However, it was not his personal adventures with women that aroused the critical attention of the public, such adventures were countless at the turn of the century in Vienna, but his stage dramas that called attention to that kind of behavior, criticizing it as being heartless, banal.

Schnitzler explores human sexual behavior in a series of ten vignettes of couples preparing for romantic interludes and assignations. Arthur Schnitzler deemed his play ‘La Ronde’ too raunchy and provocative for a public audience. Nov 11, Christina rated it liked it Shelves: While this is a product of the play’s time, it made each women seem more shallow than the man she interacted with.

He did not lecture him, but required him to read through a tome about venereal diseases, filled with grisly illustrations. I missed a lack of overarching narrative though, it was hard to care much for any character and each situation was prone to hit or miss.


The story looks out from the rather dull head of a young lieutenant throughout a night in which he thinks of committing suicide.

The son of a prominent Hungarian-Jewish laryngologist Johann Schnitzler and Luise Markbreiter a daughter of the Viennese doctor Philipp Markbreiterwas born in Vienna in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and began studying medicine at the local university in I stopped because I didn’t understand it very good. The story is an unflattering portrait of its protagonist and of the army’s obsessive code of formal honour.

The Young Wife and the Husband 6. The furore after this play was couched in the strongest anti-semitic terms;[2] his works would later be cited as “Jewish filth” by Adolf Hitler. Customers who bought this item also bought. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. Dood Paardthe Amsterdam-based avant-garde theater collective, presented Reigen ad lib at the Peter B. Die Bars von Atlantis: Pernille rated it really liked it Jul 13, If we had enjoyed the first one to the last drop, if I had from the very beginning surrendered without restraint to my passion for you, the same thing would have happened to us that has happened to millions of other lovers.

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East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Die Harzreise German Edition. This was worth reading though, and reading plays is starting to grow on me. Nah und fern zugleich … unheimlich. Views Read Edit View history.

Highly recommend for readers interested in psychology, sexuality and the culture of turn of the century Vienna. Read more Read less. Arricchisce il volume il dramma in tre atti “Amoretto”. His simultaneous understanding and ignorance yields some of the funniest lines of the play.


Reigen: Zehn Dialoge by Arthur Schnitzler

The moments featured are before or after a sexual encounter and By choosing characters across all levels of society, the play offers social commentary on how sexual contact transgresses through different individuals. Apr 13, Edward Cheer rated it it was amazing Shelves: German Life and Letters. The play explores the breaking or enforcement of class barriers, and the fetishization of people outside a character’s social world. The manuscript, which runs to almost 8, pages, is most notable for Schnitzler’s cas Purtroppo io preferisco la letteratura venata di psicologia, piuttosto che il contrario.

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Return to Book Page. Nie kehrst du wieder goldne Zeit! A member of the avant-garde group Young Vienna Jung WienSchnitzler toyed with formal as well as social scnnitzler. Write a customer review. La Ronde follows a free-flowing narrative between multiple characters as they go out and have sex with their different partners. Laura Cuyt rated it liked it Feb 06, When Arthur Schnitzler was sixteen years old, his physician father discovered the boy had visited a house of ill repute.

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The ward nurse calls a priest. Gar nicht, ist eher aus dem kulturanthropologieschen Sicht interessant, wie der Author in vorausgesagt hat.

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