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    DescriptionFlirtations * Round Dance * The Green Cockatoo * The Last Masks * Countess Mizzi * The Vast Domain * Professor Bernhardi The playwright Arthur Schnitzler is best known as the chronicler of fin de siecle Viennese decadence. Round Dance, written in the late 1890s, exposes sexual life in Vienna with such witty frankness that it could not be staged until after the First World War, when it provoked a riot in the theatre and a prosecution for indecency. The other plays in this collection explore love, sexuality, and death in various guises, always with a sharp, non-judgemental awareness of the complexity and mystery of the psyche. Acquainted with Freud and his circle, Schnitzler probes beneath the surface of his characters to uncover emotions they barely understand. And in the tragicomedyProfessor Bernhardi, Schnitzler addresses the growing anti-Semitism of the period. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.


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    Title
    Round Dance and Other Plays
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Arthur Schnitzler, Translated by J.M.Q. Davies, Edited by Ritchie Robertson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 448
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 328 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780199552443
    ISBN 10: 0199552444
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.2
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DD
    BISAC V2.8: LAN009000
    Ingram Subject Code: PY
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: DRA004000
    DC22: 832, 832.8
    Thema V1.0: DD
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    15 January 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Review quote
    Davies's translation once again brings us closer to a masterpiece of modern drama written before the twentieth century had even begun. Leo A Lensing, TLS
    Table of contents
    Flirtations ; Round Dance ; The Green Cockatoo ; The Last Masks ; Countess Mizzi ; The Vast Domain ; Professor Bernhardi