Bachelors: Stories and Novellas

Novellas and Stories
 
 
Ivan R Dee, Inc (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 24. August 2006
 
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 268 Seiten
978-1-56663-611-7 (ISBN)
 
In Margret Schaefer's third collection of newly translated fiction from Schnitzler, we find him focusing a clear and unforgiving eye on the minds of men who desire, fantasize about, and try to relate to women. Young or old, they are all bachelors-a young officer (Lieutenant Gustl), a socially desirable lawyer (The Murderer), a middle-aged physician (Doctor Graesler), an aging roue (Casanova's Homecoming).
  • Englisch
  • Chicago
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  • USA
  • Höhe: 228 mm
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  • Breite: 156 mm
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  • Dicke: 29 mm
  • 526 gr
978-1-56663-611-7 (9781566636117)
1566636116 (1566636116)
Schaefer's prizewinning earlier translations of Arthur Schnitzler's novellas and stories, in Night Games and Desire and Delusion (both published by Ivan R. Dee), were widely praised ("Superlative fiction."-Kirkus Reviews). She lives in Berkeley, California.
An undervalued genius. * John Simon * In Margret Schaefer's superb translations, Arthur Schnitzler reemerges as a riveting storyteller. -- Sandra M. Gilbert Schnitzler really can see into souls and give voice to the chaos he finds there. -- Leo Carey * The New Yorker * The tales of Arthur Schnitzler-especially as rendered in Schaefer's clear, uncluttered translations-are many suggestive, allusive, and dreamlike things. -- Chris Lehmann * The Instrumentalist * A fine selection of a crucial body of work, well worth rediscovering: humane, satirical, and magnificent. * Village Voice * Each piece is as clear as a bell...in its penetrating analysis of male ambiguities, perversities, and psychology....An excellent collection. * Midwest Book Review * Psychologically fascinating. * Publishers Weekly *

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