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Die Frau Im Fenster / der Tod des Tizian / der Tor und der Tod (Großdruck)

Drei Dramen

Die Frau Im Fenster / der Tod des Tizian / der Tor und der Tod (Großdruck)( )
Author: Hofmannsthal, Hugo von
ISBN:978-1-4936-1130-0
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $10.90
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Hugo von Hofmannsthal: Die Frau im Fenster / Der Tod des Tizian / Der Tor und der Tod. Drei Dramen

Lesefreundlicher Großdruck in 16-pt-Schrift

Edition Holzinger. Taschenbuch

Berliner Ausgabe, 2013

Vollständiger, durchgesehener Neusatz mit einer Biographie des Autors bearbeitet und eingerichtet von Michael Holzinger

Die Frau im Fenster:

  • Entstanden 1897. Erstdruck in: »Pan«, 4. Jahrgang, 2. Heft,...
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Pages:78
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.5 x 11 x 0.18 Inches
Book Weight:0.57 Pounds
Author Biography
Hofmannsthal, Hugo von (Author)
Hofmannsthal's plays are all written in verse, and most are modernized adaptations from other dramatists. His masterpiece, Electra (1903), was set to music by Richard Strauss. Dramas such as Jedermann (1911) and The Tower (1925, o.p.) showed him to be a serious and responsible social critic: their "deep symbolism is pervaded by an uncanny insight into the demonic forces and potentialities of our century" (LJ).

With Max Reinhardt, Hofmannsthal helped to found the Salzburg Festival of music and theater, which is still an annual event. He also collaborated successfully with Strauss, despite their divergent personalities and mutually preferred habit of working at a distance, through the mails. Hofmannsthal wrote the libretti for Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier, Ariadne auf NaxosDer Rosenkavalier, Ariadne auf Naxos, and Die Frau ohne Schatten.

In his poetry, almost all written in his early twenties, Hofmannsthal proved himself to be the most socially sensitive of the Viennese poets of the 1890s. A traditionalist writing in an era of experimentation, he wrote meditations on the theme of transience, noted for their elevated diction and technical perfection.

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