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A bit of a letdown after Dream Story, though well plotted and structured and a very enjoyable period piece. In Casanova’s pursuit of her there’s an interesting subtext as I read it of him being not only too old but out-dated as well as the Age of Enlightenment gains control of people’s minds. He specialized in shorter works like novellas and one-act plays. Josef Del Processo rated it liked it Aug 03, Open Preview See a Problem?

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. He’s just an old man whose world cxsanovas time has passed.

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Dimitri rated it liked it Oct 11, Books by Arthur Schnitzler. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Simona rated it liked it Jan 17, With his short story Lieutenant Gustl, he was the first to write German fiction in stream-of-consciousness narration. Zdenka Mladina Dadas rated it liked it Oct 14, Sergio ruocchio rated it liked it Sep 29, In response to an interviewer who asked Schnitzler what he thought about the critical view that his works all seemed to treat the same subjects, he replied, “I write of love and death.


And it seems that Dominick Argento has turned all this into a opera.

Casanovas Heimfahrt by Arthur Schnitzler

His works were often controversial, both for their frank description of sexuality Sigmund Freud, in a letter to Schnitzler, confessed “I have gained the impression that you have learned through intuition — though actually as a result of sensitive introspection — everything that I have had to unearth by laborious work on other persons” [1] and for their strong stand against anti-Semitism, represented by works such as his play Professor Bernhardi and the novel Der Weg ins Freie.

Donna Mastroianni rated it liked it Mar 24, 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 hope to travel there next year.

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. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

The story is an unflattering portrait of its protagonist and of the army’s obsessive code of formal honour. No trivia or quizzes yet. Casanova achieves his goal, albeit under humiliating circumstances, and then goes on to fight a duel with and kill Marcolina’s younger lover Lorenzo–the final sword fight fought with both antagonists naked!


Freud supposedly said that Schitzler anticipated many of his psychological discoveries. Nick Richards rated it liked it Jun 14, Roberta rated it liked it Dec 30, The manuscript, which runs to almost 8, pages, is most notable for Schnitzler’s cas Published April 27th by Hofenberg first published However he also wrote two full-length novels: Lists with This Book.

A member of the avant-garde group Young Vienna Jung WienSchnitzler toyed with formal as well as social conventions. View all 3 comments.

Casanovas Heimfahrt

Marcel rated it liked it Jul 30, Casanova is fading and wants to return to Venice, but gets distracted on the way by his inveterate lusts. Casanovas Heimfahrt by Arthur Schnitzler.

Magrathea rated it liked it Dec 30, Heft, Juli – September This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Few writers understood better than the Austrian Arthur Schnitzler how easily desire becomes perversion and folly. Refresh and try again. He received his doctorate of medicine geimfahrt and worked at the Vienna’s General Hospital, but ultimately abandoned medicine in favour of writing.