Books by Arthur Schnitzler

LATE FAME by Arthur Schnitzler
Released: Aug. 8, 2017

"In this elegant comedy edged with tragedy, an old poet's longing for the eponymous recognition, though mocked, is also understood."
Austrian writer Schnitzler (1862-1931; Desire and Delusion: Three Novellas, 2003, etc.) pokes fun at literary pretensions and ambitions in this short novella nearly lost in the Nazi book burning campaign of 1933 and published in the U.S. for the first time. Read full book review >
DESIRE AND DELUSION by Arthur Schnitzler
Released: Oct. 24, 2003

"Superlative fiction. It's good to have Schnitzler back among us."
An examination of psychological and psychosexual extremities by one of the masters: bleak, accomplished tales—icy, penetrating, and uncomfortably memorable. Read full book review >
NIGHT GAMES by Arthur Schnitzler
Released: Jan. 4, 2002

"Translator Schaefer and her publisher have performed an invaluable literary service. One hopes more of Schnitzler's eerily precise fiction (and perhaps a selection of his plays?) is soon forthcoming. "
One of the most distinctive and compelling voices of the early modernist movement is heard again in this elegant collection of nine urbane, perversely comic, deeply disturbing stories. Read full book review >