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Fraeulein Else by Arthur Schnitzler

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TagsHave Read (578), german literature (307), american literature (242), french literature (222), english literature (186), russian literature (177), poetry (171), drama (108), soviet (101), essays (85) — see all tags

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About my libraryA working library focusing on European literature. It fits my aspirations to read in various languages. And it's well organized only on these webpages!

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Member sinceOct 29, 2005

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I am now towards the end of the book, reading it in the English Lowe-Porter translation. I see "tsinandali" here would recommend the more recent translation. I would like to hear more from him/her or anyone else concerning this topic of relative merits of the two translations. Let me note that I am a native speaker of Hebrew and loved this old-fashioned, biblical-like English.
It's helping me make decisions. I go through my books, and decide either to enter them in here and shelve them, or enter them on Amazon to sell them. (Also, I got rid of a bunch before moving, and I didn't go and unlist them from LibraryThing, so making sense out of things would have been difficult anyway.)

It's part of my necessary evolution from a crazed book-hoarder, to somebody who has a collection of books of value to work and thought.
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