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Carl Sternheim

A critical study


Rhys W. Williams

Contents: Imitation and Experiment: Sternheim's work before 1909 - «Die Hose» and the Breakthrough to Comedy. Comedy and Satire: The Major Plays (1910-1915). The Plays of Radical Individualism (1915-1923). Translations and Adaptations and the Late Plays (1924-1932). Criticism and Affirmation: The Short Stories - Between aestheticism and political commitment: Debates on art in «Europa» and «Gauguin und van Gogh». - Sternheim and the Tradition.