Schnitzler's Century  

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"In 1881, after his society had been active for only eight years, it had, Comstock proudly reported, destroyed precisely 27,584 pounds of books and confiscated 203,238 "obscene" pictures as well as 1,376,939 songs, circulars, poems and catalogues." --Schnitzler's Century

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Schnitzler's Century (2002) is a book by Peter Gay. The book examens bourgeois morality and uses as a thread the life of Arthur Schnitzler. More than one critic has called it a summary of The Bourgeois Experience.




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