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Lieutenant Gustl (1900) [Novella]
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Originally translated as None But the Brave in 1926, Lieutenant Gustl is one of the great Austrian writer Arthur Schnitzler's most accomplished novels. Written entirely in the form of an interior monologue -- the book highly influenced James Joyce in Ulysses -- the novel recounts the moment-to-moment experiences of a swaggering Austrian military man. In a cloakroom argument after a comment, a baker, reacting to Gustl's rudeness, grabs the soldier's sword and orders him to have patience. Convinced he has been completely dishonored, Gustl ponders suicide and wanders through Vienna wishing for the baker's death. When he learns that the baker has, in fact, died that evening from a stroke, he immediately returns to his aggressive and hateful nature, and relishes a duel he had entered into days before.

Original title: Lieutnant Gustl
Original languages: German


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Plays and Stories (1982) [Collection]
      Author: Arthur Schnitzler
     Selected Short Fiction (1999) [Collection]
      Author: Arthur Schnitzler
     Great German Short Stories (2003) [Anthology]
      Authors: Franz Kafka , Gerhart Hauptmann , Thomas Mann , Rainer Maria Rilke , E. T. A. Hoffmann , Clemens Brentano , Heinrich von Kleist , Arthur Schnitzler
     Austrian Identities (2004) [Anthology]
      Authors: Ingeborg Bachmann , Hugo von Hofmannsthal , Arthur Schnitzler , Robert Musil , Joseph Roth , Thomas Bernhard , Barbara Frischmuth , Ödön von Horváth , Peter Henisch , Elisabeth Reichart , Doron Rabinovici , Felix Mitterer
     Bachelors: Novellas and Stories (2006) [Collection]
      Author: Arthur Schnitzler

Edition #1: Lieutenant Gustl

Lieutenant Gustl (2003)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Richard L. Simon
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Lieutenant Gustl (May 1, 2003)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Los Angeles, CA
Publisher: Green Integer
ISBN: 9781931243469
Dimensions: 4.1 x 5.7 x 0.3
Pages: 56

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