unbekannter Gast

Bronnen, Arnolt eigentlich Arnold Bronner Pseudonym A. H. Schelle-Noetzel#

b. Vienna, Aug. 19, 1895, d. East Berlin (Germany), Oct. 12, 1959, dramatist, narrative writer and essayist; son of Ferdinand Bronner. Wrote late expressionist plays influenced by dynamic anarchic feelings about life; 1922-1926 worked with B. Brecht. From 1943 active member of the Austrian Resistance, 1945 dramatic advisor of the German Reichsradio, dramatic advisor at the Vienna Scala for a brief period of time; 1955 went to East Berlin. Among the first to use elements of film and radio in his plays.

Works#

Dramas: Exzesse, 1921 (première 1973); Vatermord, 1922 (première 1920); Geburt der Jugend, 1924; Michael Kohlhaas, 1929; Kette Kolin, 1950. - Novel: Film und Leben. Barbara La Marr, 1928. - A. B. gibt zu Protokoll (autobiography, 1954). - Essay: Deutschland. Kein Wintermaerchen, 1956. - Edition: Werke in 5 Baenden, ed. by F. Aspetsberger, 5 vols., 1989.

Literature#

E. Klingner, A. B. Werk und Wirkung, 1974; M. Krueger, Vom ordnenden Subjekt zur subjektgemaessen Ordnung, 1989; F. Aspetsberger, A. B., 1995; G. Schneider-Nehls, Grenzgaenger in Deutschland, 1997.