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Mahlers letzte Reise: Robert Seethalers „Der letzte Satz“

Der Wiener Autor Robert Seethaler hat in „Der letzte Satz“ einen Roman über Gustav Mahler geschrieben. Und sich doch davor gedrückt.

Gustav Mahler bei seiner letzten Schiffsreise nach Amerika 1910.|

Gustav Mahler bei seiner letzten Schiffsreise nach Amerika 1910.|

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Es gibt ein Foto von Gustav Mahlers letzter Überfahrt nach New York , im November 1910. Der Komponist steht an der Reling, aber nicht ganz sicher, deshalb hat er einen Stock in der rechten Hand und stützt sich mit dem linken Ellenbogen auf dem Geländer ab. Das Gesicht ist leicht verzerrt, als ginge ihm das Fotografieren nicht schnell genug. Vielleicht haben sich ihm auch schon die Schmerzen in die Gesichtszüge eingegraben haben.

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Der große Komponist, wie aus zweiter Hand

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Verweigerung als Erzähltechnik

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