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Doppio sogno

3.79  ·  Rating Details  ·  5,064 Ratings  ·  252 Reviews
Un ballo in maschera, due misteriose figure in domino rosso, uno straniero insolente, qualche parola incomprensibile e allusiva: queste apparizioni gettano, una sera, «un’ombra di avventura, di libertà e di pericolo» nella vita di un medico e di sua moglie, giovani, belli e chiusi in un’ovattata felicità domestica. Da quel momento essi entrano, senza saperlo, in un intrecc ...more
Paperback, Piccola Biblioteca #52, 131 pages
Published June 1st 1977 by Adelphi (first published 1926)
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Dec 10, 2012 Megha rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: reviews
"Of course, one remembers some dreams, but there must be others one completely forgets, of which nothing remains but a mysterious mood, a curious numbness."
Atmospheric and haunting! Schnitzler's novella is a perfect Dream (or dream-like) Story. He doesn't create the kind of dream world that is engineered by hanging two moons from the ceiling. His world only consists of realistic things and events and yet it is shadowed by something intangible and unsettling. He simply colors the world his charac
Eddie Watkins
Oct 08, 2014 Eddie Watkins rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: austrian-fiction
What a read! Before sticking my nose into this I had no idea how faithful Eyes Wide Shut is to this novella, almost scene for scene, but as usual the book outdoes the movie; though unfortunately I could not rid my mind of the movie's images as I was reading. I actually like Tom Cruise but I don't want him and his brilliant white choppers in my head when I'm reading. Begone shorty!

There's something very reminiscent of Chekhov in Schnitzler's writing - a kind of styleless style wedded to superb s
Aug 17, 2015 FeReSHte rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to FeReSHte by: Shayan Fz
Shelves: german

با وجود این که طی خوندن کتاب نتونستم ذهنم رو از شر صحنه های فیلم "چشمان کاملا بسته" آخرین فیلم کارگردان بزرگ، استنلی کوبریک راحت کنم -بخصوص که فیلم، جز به جز به کتاب وفادار هم بود- ولی باز هم کتاب فوق العاده و لذتبخشی بود. متن نسبتا فشرده ی کتاب، جایی برای پرداختن به حاشیه نگذاشته و باعث شده در مدت زمانی کوتاه یه اثر درخشان رو با لذت به پایان برسونید

فضای حاکم بر داستان تنیدگی بین وهم و واقعیته ..طوری که تشخیص مرز بین این دو ناممکن میشه

انعکاس نظریات فروید در باب عقده های سرکوب شده جنسی و تأثیر من
Jan 05, 2016 Γκέλλυ rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: classics, 2016
Ένα από τα πιο ατμοσφαιρικά βιβλία που έχω διαβάσει τον τελευταιο καιρό. Η υπόθεση του λίγο έως πολύ γνωστή αφού μεταφέρθηκε στον κινηματογράφο από τον Στάνλεϋ Κιούμπρικ με τον τίτλο "Eyes wide shut".

Πρωταγωνιστές είναι ο Φρίντολιν και η σύζυγος του Αλμπερτίν, ένα νεαρό και φαινομενικά ευτυχισμένο ζευγάρι όπου επιστρέφοντας από έναν χορό μεταμφιεσμένων, αρχίζουν να αφηγούνται διάφορα επεισόδια από το παρελθόν τους. Πραγματικά, ερωτικές φαντασιώσεις, δεν γνωρίζουμε αλλά οι εξομολογήσεις τους οδη
Jan 17, 2013 Hadrian rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: german, fiction, austria
Freud meets Chekhov in decadent Vienna. Dreams, repression, love, lust, marriage, all that good stuff. Kubrick made a movie out of it. If this doesn't grab your attention, I'm not sure if I know you anymore.
Emilian Kasemi
What a great book!
Schnitzler focuses on the issue of marriage, or rather in the lack of communication that, triggered by any occasional reason, suddenly disrupt the balance of the man-woman relantionship.
The child falling asleep while reading a fable, the tender smile of their parents, Fridolin and Albertine, finally alone, under the warm glow of the lamp; a quiet middle-class family.
But the facade deceives, the reality is illusory, and conceals a tangle of doubts, anxieties, aggression and rep
Jun 14, 2014 Teresa rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: n-austria
O ultimo filme de Stanley Kubrick, "De Olhos Bem Fechados", foi inspirado neste livro.
Lembro-me vagamente do enredo e, fatalmente, foi o rosto de Tom Cruise e Nicole Kidman que visualizei nos protagonistas; o que diminuiu o factor surpresa e a tarefa de criar, na minha imaginação, as imagens das personagens e de algumas cenas.
Mesmo assim, foi uma leitura interessante e absorvente.

Fridolin é casado com Albertine. Ao regressarem de uma festa, confessam um ao outro as suas fantasias e aventuras
Dec 06, 2012 Ginny_1807 rated it it was amazing
Sogno e realtà si confondono in questo enigmatico racconto, tutto incentrato sui misteri dell’eros e sul tradimento relegato a puro desiderio o inutilmente perseguito.
Il tema della maschera, che ricorre insistente nel corso della narrazione, simboleggia la complessità del mondo interiore e l’ambiguità dell’immagine che l’individuo offre di sé, specie nel rapporto di coppia.
È in seguito a un ballo in maschera che prendono consistenza le fantasie sessuali e i desideri inappagati di Albertine e F
Dec 11, 2013 Lee rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Made a sound like pshaw when I finished it a few seconds ago. I'm a rare fan of Kubrick's "Eyes Wide Shut" and so I looked forward to this, but found it too close to the film and yet nowhere near as vivid. A cool thing in the movie is the color scheme -- red, blue, and purple. Blue-inflected scenes represent fidelity, domesticity. Red scenes represent temptation, fantasy. Purple scenes are a mix, a conflict of the fidelity and fantasy. Once you pick up on this, you see that every scene is themat ...more
Lila Dimaki
Jan 06, 2016 Lila Dimaki rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Το διάβασα πριν πολλά χρόνια,αλλα ακόμα θυμάμαι την ατμοσφαιρικότητά του και ένα ιδιότυπο μυστηριακό κλίμα διάχυτο σε όλο το έργο.
Somayeh Pourtalari
واقعيت يك شب ، حتي واقعيت يك عمر زندگي در عين حال عميق ترين حقيقت آن نيست ...

Aug 05, 2015 julieta rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: europa
Obra maestra de sobriedad y suspenso, psicología, un retrato impecable de las relaciones humanas, las de pareja en especial, y sus muchas sutilezas, enredos, complicaciones, y los alcances del inconsciente.
Jan 21, 2015 Zeinab rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Zeinab by: خانوم توکّلی بسیار عزیز :)
پیشنوشت: این ریویو باید، باید مفصّلتر از قبلیها باشد. سربههوایی کافی است.

روشنسازی: کتاب، شامل دو داستان _یا به قول آقای حدّاد، «نووِل»_ است: 1. بازی در سپیدهدم و 2. رؤیا.

متن 1: الحق که شنیتسلر خوب کرد نویسندگی پیشه کرد.

متن 2: مدّتها بود یکی از عناصر داستان را از یاد بردهبودم: «تعلیق»! داستانِ «بازی در سپیدهدم» به یادم آوردش. شرایط خیلی بحرانی بود و نویسنده بدون این که خواننده را آرام کند، ماجرای اصلی را توی ماست و پیاز خواباندهبود و رفتهبود سراغ شراب ملس مجاری و سیگار اصل مصری.

متن 3: کتاب را با
Feb 03, 2012 Vale rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
C'è quella sensazione che a volte ci pervade, quando abbiamo finito di leggere un libro o siamo appena usciti da una sala cinematografica, e che ci fa capire che la storia non è finita lì, ma che ci accompagnerà per sempre. Doppio Sogno è uno di quei rari casi in cui si ha la certezza che qualcosa in noi è cambiato e che d'ora in avanti guarderemo le persone in maniera differente. Il simbolo del libro? La maschera. Il tema della storia? Il doppio che è in ciascuno di noi. Il desiderio del protag ...more
Heidi Sauter

A fast, and at times exhilarating read of a bored couple, with two separate vignette’s of escape into a flight of fancy; the wife into the dream world of sexual desire, and the husband into the dark erotic lusts of the forbidden fruit in a secret cult’s meeting.

What was lacking in it for me was warmth; it came across as a very clinical and cold tale with no avail.
Sharing their escapades of repressed desires, didn’t seem to have brought them any closer after the events either.

It raises some quest
Traumnovelle is a haunting book and I find its original version a tad more complicated in its choice of words than English translation.

It is beautifully ambiguous, hazy and concerns sexual matters, jealousy (do not overshare with your partner!), sensibility and a lot more. Well, it may be read like one of your dirty&scary dreams. Anyone who calls it soft porn must be a hell of a prude, sorry! Either that or he/she is too easily impressed with such words as 'breasts' or 'naked'. Yes, women in
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Feb 29, 2016 Libros Prohibidos rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
La cualidad que más sobresale no es la forma en la que Schnitzler pone sobre el mostrador la parte inquietante de las relaciones, sino la forma en la que nos confunde, esa sutileza con la que nos introduce en un sueño consciente en el que no sabemos cuánto hay de sueño y cuánto de realidad. Se puede leer el libro dos veces y seguir viendo cómo todo se confunde. Reseña completa:
May 11, 2016 Fil rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Fil by: un mammut arancione
La task sogno.
#1 Leggere un libro che descriva un "sognatore al cento per cento"
#2 Leggere un libro con un linguaggio surreale da sogno
#3 Leggere un libro dove vengono descritti sogni ad occhi chiusi
#4 Leggere un libro dove un sognatore vive nella realtà
#5 Leggere un libro ispirato da Freud
#6 Leggere un libro russo dove sia presente un sognatore
#7 Leggere un libro che descrive un sognatore disilluso
#8 Leggere, dopo aver completato i punti precedenti, un altro libro che descrive un "sognatore
Travis McClain
Jun 26, 2010 Travis McClain rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Originally published in 1926, Dream Story (originally Traumnovelle) was the basis for Stanley Kubrick's final film, 1999's Eyes Wide Shut. The premise is simple enough: Following a masquerade ball, Albertina confides in her husband, Fridolin, the lust she felt for Danish sailor she encountered on a previous vacation. Still digesting this bubble-bursting confession, he is called away because one of his patients, a Councilor, has suffered a heart attack. By the time Fridolin arrives, the Councilor ...more
Sep 20, 2014 Ana rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
que procura ultrapassar o choque causado, pelas revelações e confissões mútuas das suas fantasias sexuais e aventuras imaginárias ou reais.
O que é real ?
O sonho pode ser realidade e a realidade que vivemos pode não passar de um sonho.
“- Acho que devemos estar gratos ao destino por termos saído ilesos dessas aventuras - tanto as reais como as que sonhámos.
- Tens a certeza disso? - interrogou ele.
- Sim, como também tenho a certeza que não é a realidade de uma única noite, nem a de toda uma vida q
Anna [Floanne]
Jan 01, 2016 Anna [Floanne] rated it really liked it
Shelves: _germanica, rc-54
A me è piaciuto molto di più della trasposizione cinematografica di Kubrick (durante la quale credo di essermi pure abbioccata!).
Ho trovato lo stile molto raffinato, la storia intrigante, i personaggi ben delineati nei loro differenti ruoli, pur trattandosi di una novella e non di un romanzo vero e proprio. Non mi stupisce, inoltre, che la componente onirica avesse a suo tempo attirato l'attenzione di Freud che scrisse al suo concittadino Schnitzler proprio per complimentarsi per questo scritto
It's German and decadent. I should have read it ages ago. In fact I intended to, but then when I was 18 or 19, right after I'd bought a copy, my sister-in-law absconded with it.


An appropriate title. The entire pace of the novel is dreamlike, and fits well with the music of another Austrian luminary of the period, Arnold Schoenberg. The plot itself is relatively simple, and while it is unfortunate that it is known to my generation as the Eyes Wide Shut plot (good luck finding a single review
Marzieh rasouli
دوتا داستان بود. داستان اولی انقد هیجانش زیاد بود که من رو جملهها میدوئیدم که هی بفهمم بعدش چی میشه. اینجوری افسارگسیخته خوندنو دوست دارم. داستان دومی رو که کوبریک آیز واید شاتو از روش ساخته نتونستم مستقل بخونم چون مدام صحنه های فیلم می یومد جلوی چشمم. فیلم عینن از رو داستان رویا ساخته شده و تفاوت هاش با داستان خیلی کمه. نباید قبل از خوندن داستان برم فیلمش رو ببینم ولی بعضی وقتا کتابه در دسترس نیست یا خیلی بعدتر به دستم میرسه. ...more
Luís Blue Yorkie
I liked the book. It is dynamic, things happen quickly.
In fact, happening is the tricky. It is what almost happens, happens. Does it betray almost a betrayal, where is the limit?
The character feels deep jealousy from a dream of the woman in his thoughts, which made me question what we charge as fellow fidelity.
Maybe we should just be able to accept the sincerity, and recognize in the other a human being, like ourselves.
The translation of my edition, titled "Rhapsody : A Dream Novel," via Otto P. Schinnerer, is tedious and colorless. (I read it 2xs). I fully understand what Schnitz is up to, but I prefer the Freudian landscape of D H Lawrence. Kubrick's mishap has vaporized for me, though I recall his orgy sequence as being by someone who'd never risked this diversion. As Schnitz felt, however, illusion is more desirable than truth.
Dec 17, 2015 Vivian rated it it was amazing
Fridolin and Albertine seem just a happy couple. At the beginning of his short novel, Schnitzler offers us a picture of exquisite sweetness of the spouses giving a goodnight kiss to their little daughter. It does not last long. The costume party, which husband and wife have taken part to the previous day, becomes a reason for a frank conversation, so far from being innocent. Albertine starts getting rid of all the tension that has occupied her mind for a long time.

"If he had called me, I would n
Mar 14, 2015 George rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 20th-century
Πάνω σ'αυτή την μικρή νουβέλα βασίζεται η μεγάλης διάρκειας ταινία Μάτια ερμητικά κλειστά του Στάνλεϊ Κιούμπρικ. Του άρεσε του Κιούμπρικ η βασική ιδέα του βιβλίου και φαντάζομαι ότι έβαλε και δικά του πράγματα μέσα γιατί 127 (όχι και τόσο πυκνογραμμένες) σελίδες δεν γεμίζουν 150 και πλέον λεπτά ταινίας.

Ο Φρίντολιν είναι ένας γιατρός, παντρεμένος με την Αλμπερτίν και πατέρας μιας κόρης. Ένα βράδυ, αφότου επιβεβαίωσε τον θάνατο ενός ασθενή του, έκανε μια βόλτα στους δρόμους της πόλης, και σ'ένα κ
The title Dream Story perfectly encompasses the feeling Schnitzler accomplishes as he takes his readers on an otherworldly journey along with his protagonist, Fridolin. In the end, the question remains: Are these real events or is this a story of Fridolin’s dream and an inquiry into the human mind including our underlying impulses, desires, and fears.

I am inclined towards the latter opinion. The events unfold randomly in what seems to be distorted time.

It seems Schnitzler is bringing to light q
Jan 24, 2013 Alangreen rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I have registered with GoodReads simply so that I can comment that this is one of the worst books I have ever read.
It is middle-brow soft-porn of the most banal sort. I should perhaps say that I only read it because it is a set text on a university course I am doing. I realise that I am reading it in translation, but the language is so remarkably cliche-ridden and trite. We are supposed to be reading about deep, disturbing experiences and for me it all comes over as if the central character is o
Mar 15, 2011 Andrea rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: psychological
Basterebbe forse dire che l'autore decise di titolare la sua opera "Traumnovelle" (doppio sogno) per rendere l'assonanza con la celebre opera di Freud, suo contemporaneo, "Die Traumdeutung" (l'interpretazione dei sogni).<br />La trama, che potrebbe apparire semplice, è un profondo viaggio introspettivo nell'inconscio dei due protagonisti, una coppia apparentemente perfetta dell'alta borghesia. La crisi si scatena da una semplice discussione tra i coniugi che si confessano pulsioni represse ...more
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Arthur Schnitzler was an Austrian author and dramatist.

The son of a prominent Hungarian-Jewish laryngologist Johann Schnitzler and Luise Markbreiter (a daughter of the Viennese doctor Philipp Markbreiter), was born in Vienna in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and began studying medicine at the local university in 1879. He received his doctorate of medicine in 1885 and worked at the Vienna's General H
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“Am I sure? Only as sure as I am that the reality of one night, let alone that of a whole lifetime, can ever be the whole truth.” 16 likes
“- Acho que devemos estar gratos ao destino por termos saído ilesos dessas aventuras - tanto as reais como as que sonhámos.
- Tens a certeza disso? - interregou ele.
- Sim, como também tenho a certeza que não é a realidade de uma única noite, nem a de toda uma vida que corresponde à verdade intrínseca de um ser humano.
- Nem sonho algum - suspirou ele calmamente - é inteiramente sonho.
Albertine segurou-lhe a cabeça com ambas as mãos e encostou-a ao seio.
- Agora estamos plenamente acordados - observou ela - por muito tempo.”
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