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Schnitzler

[shnits-ler; German shnits-luh r] /ˈʃnɪts lər; German ˈʃnɪts lər/
noun
1.
Arthur
[ahr-ther;; German ahr-too r] /ˈɑr θər;; German ˈɑr tʊər/ (Show IPA),
1862–1931, Austrian dramatist and novelist.
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Examples from the Web for Schnitzler
Historical Examples
  • These are the main outlines of Schnitzler's work as a dramatist.

  • Has Schnitzler succeeded in making a play of heterogeneous material?

    Ivory Apes and Peacocks James Huneker
  • I remember passing down it with Schnitzler the previous January, and finding much care needed to cross a big chasm.

    True Tales of Mountain Adventures Mrs. Aubrey Le Blond
  • Schnitzler was leading, then came the two travellers, finally the Tyrolese, who came down last man.

    True Tales of Mountain Adventures Mrs. Aubrey Le Blond
  • Suddenly Schnitzler, who must have stepped on a snow-bridge, and Herr Nasse dropped without a sound into the chasm.

    True Tales of Mountain Adventures Mrs. Aubrey Le Blond
  • But while this terrible scene was passing, Schnitzler had performed an act of the highest bravery.

    True Tales of Mountain Adventures Mrs. Aubrey Le Blond
  • But even with Schnitzler's help it was impossible to raise Herr Nasse out of the chasm.

    True Tales of Mountain Adventures Mrs. Aubrey Le Blond
  • Liebelei, which was produced first in 1895, is an excellent example both of Schnitzler's powers and of Schnitzler's limitations.

    Modernities

    Horace Barnett Samuel
  • Perhaps, however, Schnitzler's most characteristic series of one-acters is the one headed Lebendige Stunden.

    Modernities

    Horace Barnett Samuel
  • To revert to Schnitzler the dramatist, what are his chief claims, his chief excellences, his chief defects?

    Modernities

    Horace Barnett Samuel
British Dictionary definitions for Schnitzler

Schnitzler

/German ˈʃnɪtslər/
noun
1.
Arthur (ˈartʊr). 1862–1931, Austrian dramatist and novelist. His best-known works are Anatol (1893) a series of one-act plays, and Reigen (1900), both of which reveal his psychological insight and preoccupation with sexuality
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