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The piano teacher

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A haunting tale of morbid voyeurism and masochism, The Piano Teacher is one of the greatest contemporary European novels. Erika Kohut teaches piano at the Vienna Conservatory by day. But by night she trawls the porn shows of Vienna while her mother, whom she loves and hates in equal measure, waits up for her. Into this emotional pressure-cooker bounds music student and ladies' man, Walter Klemmer. With Walter as her student, Erika spirals out of control, consumed by the ecstacy of self-destruction. First published in 1983, The Piano Teacher is the masterpiece of Elfriede Jelinek, Austria's most famous writer. Directed by Michael Haneke, the film won three major prizes at the Cannes 2000 Festival including best actor for Beno't Magimel and best actress for Isabelle Huppert.
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Grouped Work ID90400e28-5bb3-5b5a-f3fe-6de3d58677ee
Grouping Titlepiano teacher
Grouping Authorjelinek elfriede
Grouping Categorybook
Last Grouping Update2020-01-22 16:47:31PM
Last Indexed2020-01-23 03:47:53AM

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authorJelinek, Elfriede, 1946-
author2-rolehoopla digital.
author_displayJelinek, Elfriede
display_descriptionThe most popular work from provocative Austrian Nobel laureate Elfriede Jelinek, The Piano Teacher is a searing portrait of a woman bound between a repressive society and her darkest desires. Erika Kohut is a piano teacher at the prestigious and formal Vienna Conservatory, who still lives with her domineering and possessive mother. Her life appears boring, but Erika, a quiet thirty-eight-year-old, secretly visits Turkish peep shows at night and watched sadomasochistic films. Meanwhile, a handsome, self-absorbed, seventeen-year-old student has become enamored with Erika and sets out to seduce her. She resists him at first-but then the dark passions roiling under the piano teacher's subdued exterior explode in a release of perversity, violence, and degradation.
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
hoopla:MWT11785028Online Hoopla CollectionOnline HooplaeBookeBook1falsetrueHoopla Online
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
hoopla:MWT11785028eBookeBookEnglishGrove/Atlantic, Inc., 2009.1 online resource
subject_facetElectronic books
Piano teachers -- Austria -- Vienna -- Fiction
Vienna (Austria) -- Fiction
title_displayThe piano teacher
title_fullThe piano teacher [electronic resource] Jelinek, Elfriede, 1946-
title_shortThe piano teacher
topic_facetElectronic books
Piano teachers