Hofmannsthal’s Der Schwierige. I. Because they spring from a common his- torical and cultural context and respond to the same kinds of existential problems, . Original language, English. Title of host publication, Landmarks in German Comedy. Editors, Peter Hutchinson. Publisher or commissioning body, Peter Lang. In his comedy Der Schwierige, Hugo von Hofmannsthal imagines a community Hugo von Hofmannsthal’s play Der Schwierige, a work that enjoys a relatively.

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If society is defined in terms of the outcomes of self-interested individual action, it lends itself to comedic representation, at least in so far as these outcomes tend to frustrate purposive human activity. Figures within the play are good at declaring strong opinions on all kinds of matters, and they are all portrayed as rude or deluded.

Der Schwierige German Edition. To sustain its mode of togetherness, its participants must remain separate and silent, discrete and discreet. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Der Schwierige wurde von I. Hans Karl ist bereits 39 Jahre alt, unverheiratet, eine Heirat steht offensichtlich nicht ins Haus.

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These solitary figures are often those individuals who are the most garrulous: In mini-lectures on himself, his plans and the state of things in general, he delivers statement after statement, unburdened by any self-insight: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Lustspiel in drei Akten, Frankfurt am Main: Series Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture Unnumbered.


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Nielsen Book Data Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Once one has relinquished all claims to superiority as an individual, one cannot re-emerge as a secure member of a harmoniously unified and stable collective.

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Das Telefon, das der neue Diener unbefugt ins Arbeitszimmer schwiegige durchstellen lassen, muss sofort abgestellt werden, Graf Altenwyl soll jetzt informiert und eine telefonische Verbindung mit Hechingen hergestellt werden, Antoinettes Kammerfrau kann jetzt eintreten. In his final words, Hans Karl voices a radical response to a world of insufferably brazen individuals and inevitable confusions.

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Helene ist im Begriff das Haus zu verlassen und hofmznnsthal mit ihrem alten Kammerdiener, wie und wann er ihren Vater davon informieren soll. Yet the rejection of all human contact would, of course, also eliminate any possible counter-con- ceptions of community.

He thinks that he can hofmannzthal the habits and wishes of his future master, manipulate the conditions as he pleases, and set up a comfortable life.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. In conversation with Helene, or in long reminiscences that interrupt the back and forth of a genuine conversation, Hans Karl speaks of marriage in schwuerige of a miraculous synthesis: Er merkt in seiner Begeisterung aber doch, dass sein Onkel ein wenig verstimmt ist. Vinzenz ist sehr zufrieden mit der sich abzeichnenden Situation eines Lebens in einem Junggesellenhaushalt: But if humility involves the acknowledgment of others in their separateness and unpredictability, and the readiness to give them sufficient room, then derr mis- anthrope would repudiate humility in the act of effacing himself.


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The study draws on theatre reviews and other material to analyse the shifts in critical attitudes during the period. Cambridge University Press,p. Speaking of Hans Karl, he states: Unin- terrupted self-praise preempts the recognition and response that could come from someone schwieriye.

The difficult man is, as prominent commentators have argued, a misanthrope.

Physical description p. It is not quite enough to leave the city behind and live alone in nature; one has to disappear completely as a being. Yet when Stani, the overconfident nephew, does not get a scene together with the women he desires and thinks are desirous of him, the play is simply sparing him unnecessary humiliation. April bis zum