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Performance of Arthur Schnitzler’s Professor Bernhardi at Barts Pathology Museum, London

‘Prolonging life – we’re good at that!’   Arthur Schnitzler’s Professor Bernhardi by [Foreign Affairs] theatre company   A performance at Barts Pathology Museum, London, 23-25 September 2015 Book tickets here: http://www.foreignaffairs.org.uk/productions/professor-bernhardi/ Arthur Schnitzler’s unlikely comedy Professor Bernhardi (1912) tells the story of a Jewish doctor who prevents a Catholic priest from giving the last rites to a patient who is unaware […]

Three countries divided by a common language – on differences in language use

In general, speakers of English are rather aware of their language being used differently in several parts of the world. The same is true for German speakers, but here, the difference is often seen with a feeling of inferiority on the side of speakers from the small countries, i.e. from Austria and Switzerland. Ulrich Ammon […]