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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Schnitzler, Arthur 1862-1931. Austrian writer known for his psychologically penetrating and sometimes erotic novels and plays, particularly La Ronde (1896).

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  • These rebels, who also included such writers as the dramatist and novelist Arthur Schnitzler, felt that Vienna had locked itself in a Romantic, hypocritical fantasy world symbolized by the splendid architectural array along the Ringstrasse, the beautiful circular boulevard lined with public and private buildings in the neo-Classical, neo-Gothic and neo-Renaissance styles.

    Modernism's Austrian Rebels

  • Compared with dialysis payments, every transplant from a living, unrelated donor saves an expected present value of almost $100,000 in medical costs, according to a 2003 American Journal of Transplantation article by Matas and Mark Schnitzler, an economist then at Washington University in St. Louis and now at the Saint Louis University Center for Outcomes Research.

    ...With Functioning Kidneys for All

  • I'm not heavily into Krautrock, but I couldn't have published Matt Howarth's work without being exposed to Conrad Schnitzler, at the very least.

    "I made a list"

  • And of all those writers—Zweig, Musil, Schnitzler, Kafka, Hofmannsthal, Kraus, Canetti, the list goes on—the supreme elegist of the Dual Monarchy was Joseph Roth.

    Dispatches From a Lost Empire

  • Robert Sherwood, reviewing movies for Life, wrote that Anatol “should be enormously popular with those who think Schnitzler is a cheese,” while an English film critic named G. R. Doyle would write that The Affairs of Anatol was the worst film he had ever seen.

    Empire of Dreams

  • Frederick James Smith wrote in Motion Picture Classic that there was nothing left of Schnitzler but the title.

    Empire of Dreams

  • I'd read Fraulein Else by Arthur Schnitzler in the Pushkin Press edition but hadn't found any more so I'm delighted to have his Selected Short Fiction lined up, "some of the most subtle and haunting twentieth-century explorations of inner lives."

    44 entries from December 2007

  • A few months after the story appeared, Schnitzler was relieved of his commission in the imperial army.

    Emancipation

  • The author immediately sent the manuscript to his playwright friend in Vienna, Arthur Schnitzler.

    Emancipation

  • Herzl asked Schnitzler to help him get the play put on.

    Emancipation

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