Hauptmann. 220 pp. collection of tributes and essays, by German and Russian contemporaries, on the work of the Nobel-Prize-winning dramatist, novelist, and poet (1862-1946), decorative initials, frontispiece portrait (an original etching by Emil Orlik), 7 other plates showing striking set designs by Hans Leistikow for Hauptmann plays and a Breslau theater. Sm. 4to. Orig. gilt-ornamented cloth, spine faded. Berlin (Schneider) 1922.
Hauptmann began the realistic movement in the German theater but later turned to romanticism and mysticism. His dramatic writings were a significant part of German culture for decades and were also influential at the famous Moscow Art Theatre of Chekhov and Gorky. Book ID: 28459