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Fraulein Else [Paperback]

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Fraulein Else is the story of a young woman who, while staying with her aunt at a fashionable spa, receives a telegram from her mother begging her to save her father from debtor's jail by approaching an elderly acquaintance in order to borrow money from him. Forced into a reality entirely at odds with her romantic imagination, Else realises that her world is one in which everything has a price.

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Pages   112
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 6.3" Width: 4.6" Height: 0.3"
Weight:   0.1 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Feb 27, 2006
Publisher   Pushkin Press
ISBN  1901285065  
ISBN13  9781901285062  

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More About Arthur Schnitzler

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Arthur Schnitzler (1862-1931) is one of the best-known Austrian playwrights and novelists. Performances of his play "Roundelay "("La Ronde") provoked riots and led to the author's being tried on obscenity charges. He was acquitted, but he banned the play from being performed in his lifetime. His works include N"ight Games: And Other Stories and Novellas" (Ivan R. Dee, 2001), T"he Lonely Way" (Lightning Source, 2001), "The Road to the Open" (Northwestern, 1991), and "Dream Story" (Penguin U.K., 1999), the basis of the film "Eyes Wide Shut,"
William Cunningham is a professor of German in the Classical and Modern Languages Department at the University of Louisville. He is also the author of "Martin Opitz: Poems of Consolation in Adversities of War "(Bouvier, 1974).
David Palmer was a professor in the Theatre Arts Department at the University of Louisville. He died in Spring 2000.

Arthur Schnitzler was born in 1862 and died in 1931.

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Brilliant Stream of Consciousness Novella  Oct 7, 2003
Written in 1924 in the stream of consciousness technique used by James Joyce, this novella is an examination of the mind of the nineteen year old Fraulein Else. Else the daughter of a well known Viennese attorney is vacationing at an elegant hotel in the Alps. There she receives a telegram from her mother which will have a significant impact upon her life. Her mother wishes her to approach a long time friend of the family, a much older man, who is also vacationing at the hotel. Else's father has a long time obsession with gambling and has misappropriated trust funds belonging to his clients in order pay off gambling debts. To keep him from the shame of debtor's prison, her mother asks Else to approach the older man to pay back the money that will keep Else's father out of prison. What happens in the mind of Else during the hours where she must wrestle with the shame of asking him for the money, the debauched payment he requires, her reaction to his demand for payment and her ultimate decision and it's horrific outcome is the subject which Schnitzler brilliantly explores. Schnitzler has been largely forgotten by readers, but this brilliantly crafted book deserves to be read.

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