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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By choosing characters across all levels of society, the play offers social commentary on how sexual contact transgresses boundaries of class. Apr 13, Edward Cheer rated it it was amazing Shelves: Get to Know Us.

Schnitzler explores human sexual behavior in a series of ten vignettes of couples preparing for romantic interludes and assignations. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. Sabine rated it it was amazing Dec 30, Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It would be easy to dismiss the play as simple fun that Schnitzler intended for his friends but the deceptions, and more importantly the self-deceptions, lend themselves to deeper meaning. 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.


Robert rated it really liked it Jun 28, Adam rated it did not like it Aug 23, These films are based upon La Rondesome without crediting the play or the playwright:.

Hands Around [Reigen]: A Cycle of Ten Dialogues by Arthur Schnitzler – Free Ebook

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Arthur Schnitzler, Reigen (Erlauterungen und Dokumente) by Thomas Koebner

Arricchisce il volume il dramma in tre atti “Amoretto”. German edition — German review: I’ve never seen a play this unique before.

More distressing for Arthur Schnitzler than the accusations from the right-wing and clerical press that his works were immoral was the more or less explicit anti-Semitism in each article about him. The book’s biggest merit, arguably, is in it Series of dialogues with sex as subject matter.

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I like him, just from this it’s easy to see his talent as a dramatist. Each of its ten characters appears in two consecutive scenes with one from the final scene, The Whore, having appeared in the first. Lists with This Book. Lisajean rated it really liked it Nov 06, Write a customer review. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. Wohl eher Arthur Schnacksler In a sense, this is the most complicated pairing in the entire play.

In La Ronde, everyone has sex with everyone else, regardless of class bounds. May 04, Dwight added it. Hai Hong rated it really liked it Dec 30, Turn of the Century Vienna was all about Schein appearance and Sein to be and Schnitzler seems to be taking a jab at his contemporary Austrians, all haughtily proper with white gloves and polished shoes in good company, and all hot and bothered romping from duvet to duvet behind closed doors.


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Reigen: Zehn Dialoge by Arthur Schnitzler

Scchnitzler Have Your Dog Stuffed: The Parlor Maid and the Young Man 4. 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. Agnes rated it really liked it Jan 16, Clocktrotter rated it liked it Oct 10, It’s a cynical approach, but it’s so effortlessly and simply executed that the play is a truly seamless experience, flowing between one couple and another.

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