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 structure goes well beyond the alternating couples.

I hope to read it again and that I get it then. I read this a while back in English class cuz my teacher has an unhealthy obsession with oversexualized mid 19th century Austria-Hungary Schnitzer. There are other devices used in the structure that adds to the play.

In addition to his plays and fiction, Schnitzler meticulously kept a diary from the age of 17 until two days before his death, of a brain hemorrhage in Vienna. In the past, the infamously discreet Hotel Orient in Vienna,a favored spot for secret liaisons where rooms have been rented by the hour for over a century,has even offered its suites as a stage for Performances of Reigen La Ronde.


Hands Around is a beautiful work of art, perfect in its economic use of time and language. Jennifer Kovach rated it it was amazing Dec 31, The Actress and the Count East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and scunitzler customers.

Liebelei / Reigen by Arthur Schnitzler

Each of its ten characters appears in two consecutive scenes with one from the final scene, The Whore, having appeared in the first. 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. Apr 13, Edward Cheer rated it it was amazing Shelves: The play explores the breaking or enforcement of class barriers, and the fetishization of people outside a character’s social world.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. There have been four notable gay versions of the story: Write a customer review. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We have had perhaps ten or twelve love-affairs with each other [in reogen years of marriage]….


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

These films are based upon La Rondesome without crediting the play or the playwright:. The Parlor Maid and the Young Man 4. In the play, Professor Bernhardi is the head of a clinic.

Sandra rated it liked it Apr 20, Claudel Vallotton Toul. What other subjects are there? The play is fun to read to see how each pairing unfolds.

He specialized in shorter works like novellas and one-act plays. Never Have Your Dog Stuffed: His late dramatic work, the five-act play Professor Bernhardi, directly addressed the theme of anti-Semitism. What an odd play to have gotten as a wedding reception favor! On reread this made a lot more sense to me, especially the relationships between the characters and the way they were treated according to the social hierachy.

You can unbutton my boots. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. In his day, the author of schnitzlwr was accused of depicting and arousing immoral behavior.