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Vor Sonnenaufgang

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Hauptmann's 1889 play Before Dawn (Vor Sonnenaufgang) was received tumultuously in Berlin upon its debut, and is acknowledged as inaugurating the naturalistic movement in modern German literature.
Paperback, 93 pages
Published February 1st 1994 by Ullstein (first published 1889)
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Ull
Aug 08, 2016 Ull rated it liked it
Okay, das werden die lieben Schüler dann wohl mit mir lesen müssen :) Deutlich leichter als Die Weber - aber wahrscheinlich finden sie's immer noch ätzend.
Ida Aasebøstøl
Om det hadde vært skrevet av en annen - muligens et helt middels ok pluss stykke. Tidvis ufattelig oppstyltet dialog i forhold at Hauptmann visstnok betimet naturalismens inntog. Starter lovende og ender i flykræsj og daumannpåboks: mye bra som blandes til noe metallisk og uappetitlig i en kjedelig og intetsigende innpakning.
Gamle fedre og nye, unge kjærester, galskap, selvmord - ja takk bestandig. Cyanid og varig svekkede sjelsevner - som følge av andres sverting og forsøk på å erklære en unde
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Tereza Fuková
Am Anfang hatte ich ein bisschen Schwierigkeiten mich zu konzentrieren, aber ab den dritten Akt ging es schon einfach. Es war etwas anstrengend, das Dialekt zu verstehen, aber die Geschichte hat mich dann doch gefangen. Und das was passierte, habe ich einfach nicht erwartet. Gerhart Hauptmann war auf jeden Fall sehr talentiert und seine Werke kann man immer noch lesen und genießen.
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Douglas
Oct 13, 2014 Douglas rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
My favorite line from the play is a stage direction in all its stilted glory: "The exchange of kisses and of mutual contemplation is repeated."
Miriam
Sep 18, 2014 Miriam rated it it was ok
The truly frustrating thing about Naturalism (as the literary period which this book is a representative of is called in Germany) in my opinion is that the end of each and every story is already determined from the outset. If the father is an alcoholic it automatically means that the son will end up succumbing to alcoholism as well, no matter how much he may dream of possibly breaking out of his destructive surroundings. The same holds true for this drama. There are no surprises as the reader ca ...more
Réka
May 03, 2015 Réka added it
Egész jó volt, mi a szösz!
Tvrtko
Jul 04, 2012 Tvrtko rated it liked it
Wer sagte Naturalismus sei "forcierter Elendsrealismus"? Jedenfalls hatte diese Person Recht! "Vor Sonnenaufgang" ist dennoch auf eine reibi-reib-Art gut: Lauter eklige Scheißpersonen, die da kollidieren. Das epochenverschuldete Dumme lässt sich ertragen. Gut zu unterrichten.
Isabell
Feb 16, 2009 Isabell rated it liked it
Hatte mit der Sprache teilweise ziemliche Schwierigkeiten: Alter Berliner Dialekt.
Aber ein gutes Thema.
Dennis
Nov 07, 2012 Dennis rated it really liked it
Ein schönes und trauriges Drama, das Kritik an konservativen Werten übt.
Katriina ❆
It is quite hard to rate a theatre play, but I liked this one.
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Jan 24, 2013 Turtelina marked it as discontinued
Shelves: uni-leseliste
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Hauptmann's first drama, Before Dawn (1889) inaugurated the naturalistic movement in modern German literature. It was followed by The Reconciliation (1890), Lonely People (1891) and The Weavers (1892), a powerful drama depicting the rising of the Silesian weavers in 1844 for which he is best known outside of Germany.
Hauptmann's subsequent work includes the comedies Colleague Crampton (1892), The
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