LIEUTENANT GUSTL. “Lieutenant Gustl” from Plays and Stories, by Arthur Schnitzler Copyright by . Supposed to be a lieutenant in the reserve as well!. Lecture Notes: Schnitzler, Lieutenant Gustl. I. Background –Arthur Schnitzler ( ); a contemporary of Freud’s (6 years younger than Freud); lived in. Readers of Arthur Schnitzler’s novella Lieutenant Gustl may, upon first encountering the text, feel somewhat overwhelmed by a seemingly.
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Berlin and New York: The Viennese team, headed by the renowned Schnitzler scholar Konstanze Fliedl, now presents its first contribution to this end.
The srthur relates the internal conflict of an officer, who is insulted when he collects his coat after a concert. The offender, a baker, manages to take hold of his sword.
Following the strict military code, Gustl sees no way to restore his honor other than suicide. He spends the entire night struggling with himself, reminiscing about his life and relationships. In the early hours of the morning, as he treats himself to his last breakfast, he learns that the baker died of a stroke in the night.
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He cannot wait for the next occasion to vent his energies in defense of what he considers his honor. This alone makes it very useful to any Schnitzler scholar.
The editor points out that the draft was revised repeatedly between its completion in July and its publication in December. The first page of the manuscript appears to be missing, since the printed edition begins several passages before the surviving manuscript sets in. There are differences in the length of leeutnant pauses between the original draft and the early printed editions.
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In the handwritten version, there are dashes of varying length and number that shift the emphasis of the previous sentence. In the first edition of the book, these were reduced to the standard three dots.
Furthermore, in that edition Austrian dialect expressions for the months and certain exclamations were changed to the standard Gustp. The Fischer Verlag, based in Berlin, thought this necessary out of consideration for readers outside of Austria. If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’.
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