Richard von Schaukal

(27 May 1874 - 10 October 1942 / Brno)

Biography of Richard von Schaukal

Richard von Schaukal poet

Richard Schaukal, writer, translator, literary critic, studied law. From 1903 on the executive committee of the ministerial council in Vienna, then head of a division and head of the executive committee in the Ministry of Labour, took early retirement in 1918 and worked as a free-lance writer. His poetic works were influenced by French symbolism, the neo-Romantic and by Heinrich Heine and show a traditional understanding of art; emotiona-laden, melancholic poems and prose marked by cultural pessimism.

Richard von Schaukal's Works:

Works

Gedichte, 1893 (poetry)
Meine Gärten, 1897 (poetry)
Tristia, 1898 (poetry)
Tage und Träume, 1899 (poetry)
Sehnsucht, 1900 (poetry)
Intérieurs aus dem Leben der Zwanzigjährigen, 1901
Von Tod zu Tod und andere kleine Geschichten, 1902
Pierrot und Colombine oder das Lied von der Ehe, 1902
Mimi Lynx, 1904 (novella)
Eros Thanatos, 1906 (short stories)
Leben und Meinungen des Herrn Andreas von Balthesser eines Dandy und Dilettanten, 1907
Giorgone oder Gespräche über die Kunst, 1907
Buch der Seele, 1908 (poetry)
Vom unsichtbaren Königreich, 1910
Die Märchen von Hans Bürgers Kindheit, 1913
Kindergedichte, 1913
Eherne Sonette. 1914, 1914
Herbst, 1914 (poetry)
Das Buch Immergrün, 1915
Heimat der Seele, 1916 (poetry)
Dionys-bácsi, 1922 (short stories)
Jahresringe, 1922 (poetry)
Herbsthöhe, 1933 (poetry)

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