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Hermann Bahr (1863–1934)

Bahr, Hermann (bär). An Austrian dramatist, novelist, and critic; born in Linz, July 19, 1863; died in 1934. He took a firm stand in opposition to the “naturalism,” “modernism,” and “symbolism” of the dominant school of French novelists, and published two collections of his strictures on these phases of literature, under the titles ‘A Critique of Modernism’ (1890) and ‘The Overthrow of Naturalism’ (1891). He is author of several dramas, among them ‘The New Men’ (1888); ‘The Mother’ (1891); of ‘The Domestic Woman’ (1893), a comedy; and of some novels and romances, among them ‘Dora, Stories of Vienna’ (1893); ‘O Man!’ (1910); ‘The Phantom’ (1913).