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A Game for Two (Stefan Zweig’s „Chess Story”)

Author(s): Nonka Bogomilova
Subject(s): Aesthetics, Special Branches of Philosophy, Culture and social structure , Psychoanalysis, Theory of Literature
Published by: Институт за изследвания на обществата и знанието при БАН
Keywords: play; chess game; chess champion; social isolation; human essence

Summary/Abstract: Focusing on Stefan Zweig’ novel Chess Story/Royal Game (in German – Schachnovelle), this essaydescribes some anthropological and social features that transform the chess game into a struggle against others and against the self.

  • Issue Year: XXV/2016
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 165-173
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: English, Bulgarian