Frida Uhl
Austrian writer
Frida Uhl
Frida Uhl was an Austrian writer and translator, who was closely associated to many important figures in 20th-century literature. She was married to August Strindberg. She was the daughter of the well-known Friedrich Uhl, editor of the Wiener Zeitung, and Maria Uhl, a devout Catholic.
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Bildning under 200 år - Tidningen Kulturen
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En bildad Strindberg tar av sig hatten och bockar till Frida Uhl. Han har säkert uppträtt bildat och svarat belevat på hennes frågor. Han har säkert också givit henne en känsla av att vara ”cosmopolit” och spännande. Tycke uppstår och efter stormiga år
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Ständigt denne August! - Helsingborgs Dagblad
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I samma veva bröt han med hustrun Frida Uhl och skrevs i januari 1895 in på mentalsjukhuset Saint-Louis. Här finns texter om högt och lågt, i skiftande tonfall. I ”Till Kvinnans Zoologi” slår författaren fast (nåja) att ”Driften att fortplanta sig och
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Drei Länder – eine Sprache – und ein vielseitiges Seminarprogramm - Buecher.at
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Das Seminar „Zwei Frauen an Strindbergs Seite“ mit Friedrich Buchmayr beschäftigt sich mit Frida Uhl und Siri von Essen und der Möglichkeit, Biografien über Frauen an der Seite von berühmten Männern zu verfassen. Thomas Steinfeld, Werner Perger und
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Scenes From a Hellish Marriage
NYTimes - over 16 years
CRUEL BANQUET The Life and Loves of Frida Strindberg. By Monica Strauss. Illustrated. 264 pp. New York: Harcourt. $25. VIRGINIA WOOLF remembered the so-called geniuses of her father's generation as a special breed -- always men, of course, but the temperamental sort who wore their hair long, wrapped themselves in brooding capes and needed
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Books of The Times; A Life of Drama
NYTimes - about 32 years
AUGUST STRINDBERG. By Olof Lagercrantz. Translated by Anselm Hollo. Farrar Straus Giroux. 399 pages. $25.50. One can hardly imagine a more fascinating, or a more formidable biographical subject than August Strindberg. Aside from writing some of the most powerful dramas to visit the stage at any time, he dramatized his own life with an uninhibited
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1943
    Age 70
    She spent her last years in her family's summer residence at Mondsee and died there at the age of 71 in 1943.
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  • 1937
    Age 64
    In 1937 she published the memoir Marriage with Genius.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1914
    Age 41
    In 1914 she left for the United States, where she quickly secured a job with Fox Film.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1912
    Age 39
    On 26 June 1912, she opened the Cave of the Golden Calf, a nightclub decorated by Wyndham Lewis, Charles Ginner, and Spencer Gore.
    More Details Hide Details Ezra Pound complimented her on her acumen. Other luminaries who frequented the establishment included Katherine Mansfield, Ford Madox Ford, and Augustus John.
  • 1908
    Age 35
    In 1908 she fired a gun in a Viennese hotel on New Year's Day.
    More Details Hide Details It is unclear whether this was a suicide attempt; she had recently written a number of suicide notes. The event caused a great scandal as Prince Fugger-Babenhausen was a guest at the party. She fled to London.
  • 1905
    Age 32
    Her affair with the writer Werner von Oesteren was particularly stormy. She threatened him on two separate occasions with a revolver. Details of this relationship were made public in 1905 when she sued him for harassing a detective she had hired to follow him.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1900
    Age 27
    Frank Wedekind was the father of Frida's second child. She sent her children to be cared for by her parents. With a later lover, the poet Hanns Heinz Ewers, she started the first German cabaret in 1900.
    More Details Hide Details She was closely involved with several writers of the Young Vienna movement, such as the poet Peter Altenberg for whom she organized a subscription, and the journalist Karl Kraus, whom she convinced to sponsor a reading of Wedekind's Pandora's Box.
  • 1893
    Age 20
    She met Strindberg in early 1893, when she was only 20; they soon married and she at once tried to organize a production of his work in England, and took his financial affairs in hand. They had a daughter, Kerstin, together. Strindberg did not approve the active role Frida was taking in his business affairs, and the marriage ended in divorce in 1895.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1872
    Born
    Born in 1872.
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