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Arthur Schnitzler

Arthur Schnitzler (1862–1931) was perhaps best known for his novellas Dream Story and Fräulein Else. Close friends with Stefan Zweig and Sigmund Freud, who both admired him greatly, he was also a member of the Young Vienna circle of writers who regularly met at a café nicknamed Café Megalomania—the very same clique and café he satirizes so deliciously in Late Fame.