By Peter N. Skrine

This examine seems on the paintings of 3 German language dramatists, Gerhart Hauptmann, Arthur Schnitzler and Frank Wedekind. those 3 figures are considered as an important German-language dramatists among Ibsen and Brecht. jointly, their paintings offers a consultant photo of drama in Germany/Austria within the interval 1889-1914, whilst Vienna and Berlin loved a heyday of literary and cultural task. those dramatists handled the an important social questions of the interval, and during this examine Peter Skrine appears at their remedy of adlescent, intercourse, marriage, conversation, urban lifestyles, technological switch and the ethical, social and private offerings dealing with the considering individual within the overdue nineteenth and early twentieth century.

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