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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Anne rated it really liked it Jan 04, There are other devices used in the structure that adds to the play. Protagonisti che, per non far torti a nessuno, rappresentano tutte le categorie sociali, e grazie ad un geniale espediente narrativo, ci propongono le loro avventure in una struttura circolare praticamente infinita.

Der Weg ins Freie about a talented but not very motivated young composer, a brilliant description of a arthhr of pre-World War I Viennese society; and the artistically less satisfactory Therese.

Its dramatic structure consists reiyen ten interlocking scenes between pairs of lovers. The one licit coupling appears at the center of the play between the wife and husband, but even that scene involves the exertion necessary in a marriage as opposed to the exertion needed for…other things in addition to the baggage that is brought into a marriage.


Thanks for reign us about the problem. A member of the avant-garde group Young Vienna Jung WienSchnitzler toyed with formal as well as social conventions.

With his short story Lieutenant Gustl, he was the first to write German fiction in stream-of-consciousness narration. Anatol La Ronde Professor Bernhardi Perfect Paperbackpages.

This was worth reading though, and reading plays is starting to grow on me. La Reien is a truly unique and unforgettable play, and a definite must-read if ever there was one. Orphuls added a master of ceremonies to direct the viewer from one couple to the next, and a merry-go-around to strengthen the point.

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

Within the hierarchy of the clinic itself, as within Parliament, people maneuver for advantage. With ten different love affairs documented here, I thought there would be greater variation in the scenes. The characters in the play include members of the military, the nobility, and the bourgeoisie, as well as a poet, an actress, a husband and a wife.

Maybe it would be better seen onstage. Apr 13, Edward Cheer atthur it it was amazing Shelves: Bianca Thalhammer rated it it was amazing Nov 15, Don’t you wear a corset? But you’re tearing everything! Write a customer review.

Misunderstandings and jealousy abound and while one partner often feels a strong attraction for the other, the opposite partner in each scene often will make any excuse to leave.


We would be tired of each other.

Potentially very interesting, but a lot of the impact will really depend on the actors and actresses involved. The form was first used by Craig Cackowski in Chicago in the mids.

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

Printed privately inthe play was not publicly performed untilwhen it provoked strong reactions. The story looks out from the rather dull head of a young lieutenant throughout a night in which he thinks rwigen committing suicide.

Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: She imagines that she is well and that her lover is coming to carry her away.

Sabine rated it it was amazing Dec 30, Arthur Schnitzler was an Austrian author and dramatist. And this infidelity isn’t something that only streetwalkers and simple soldiers partake in, as the play introduces, but it carries on I think I have a new favorite play. Each couple is also incredibly fleshed out. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Macht Lust auf Wien und dchnitzler Beischlaf.

Schnitzler suffered moralistic and personal attacks that became virulently anti-Semitic.