Schnitzler, Arthur


Schnitzler, Arthur
(1862–1931)
   Austrian playwright. Schnitzler grew up in Vienna and qualified as a doctor with a special interest in psychotherapy. After the success of his play Liebelei (1895), he turned to a career as a dramatist. His plays enjoyed a vogue on the German and Austrian stage before World War I. Though his father had been baptized, Schnitzler continued to be preoccupied with the Jewish problem - for instance, in his novel Der Weg ins Freie (1908) and his celebrated play Professor Bernhardi (1912).

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  • SCHNITZLER, ARTHUR — (1862–1931), Austrian playwright and author. Schnitzler s father, Professor Johann Schnitzler (1835–1593), was an eminent Viennese throat specialist. Since his patients included dramatic and operatic stars, young Schnitzler was in constant… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Schnitzler, Arthur — (1862 1931)    Playwright. Schnitzler was a product of fin de siècle Vienna, and his artistic sensibility was in a way similar to Hugo von Hofmannsthal s, though Schnitzler was much less lyrical in his plays and far more interested in the sensual …   Historical dictionary of German Theatre

  • Schnitzler, Arthur — (1862–1931)    Born in Vienna, Arthur Schnitzler was the son of a prosperous Jewish laryngologist. The future novelist and playwright was himself a physician, who, as a student, had an early interest in neurology and psychiatry. He did clinical… …   Historical dictionary of Austria

  • Schnitzler, Arthur — (1862–1931)    The author of TRAUMNOVELLE (“Dream Novel,” 1926), which was the basis for STANLEY KUBRICK’s last film, EYES WIDE SHUT (1999), was born, lived, and died in his beloved Vienna. He was the son of a famous Jewish throat specialist who… …   The Encyclopedia of Stanley Kubrick

  • Schnitzler, Arthur — born May 15, 1862, Vienna, Austria died Oct. 21, 1931, Vienna Austrian playwright and novelist. Schnitzler practiced medicine in Vienna most of his life, and he also studied psychiatry. He became known for his psychological dramas and for his… …   Universalium

  • Schnitzler, Arthur — ► (1862 1931) Literato austríaco. Autor de El velo de Beatriz y Rueda. * * * (15 may. 1862, Viena, Austria–21 oct. 1931, Viena). Dramaturgo y novelista austríaco. Durante la mayor parte de su vida Schnitzler ejerció la medicina en Viena y además… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Schnitzler,Arthur — Schnitz·ler (shnĭtsʹlər), Arthur. 1862 1931. Austrian writer known for his psychologically penetrating and sometimes erotic novels and plays, particularly La Ronde (1896). * * * …   Universalium

  • Schnitzler, Arthur — (1862 1931)    Austrian play wright and author. Initially he practised medicine in Vienna, only later devoting himself to writing. His views about the position of Jews in modern society are found in the play Professor Bernhardi and the novel Der… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Schnitzler Arthur — Шницлер Артур (1862 1931) писатель, один из крупнейших представителей австрийской литературы, по профессии врач. Представитель венского импрессионизма, испытывал влияние психоанализа З. Фрейда. Передал в своих произведениях атмосферу вечной Вены… …   Австрия. Лингвострановедческий словарь

  • Schnitzler, Arthur —  (1862–1931) Austrian playwright and novelist …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors


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