Cardillac

Cardillac is an opera by Paul Hindemith in three acts and four scenes. Ferdinand Lion wrote the libretto based on the short story Das Fräulein von Scuderi by E.T.A. Hoffmann.

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Mademoiselle De Scuderi - Interpretations - Religious Interpretation
... Himmel (1976, 219) sees de Scudéri as the person who Cardillac hopes will counteract the evil star that rules his life ... He points out that one of the items Cardillac offers the mademoiselle in his first attempt to give her jewelry is a beautiful diamond crown that he had intended for the Holy ... In this interpretation, Cardillac hopes that the virtuous de Scudéri could free him from his drive to hunt humans ...
Mademoiselle De Scuderi - Interpretations - Psychological Interpretations
... From a psychological standpoint, Cardillac seems much more interesting than de Scudéri ... commonly known as a "split personality." Goldsmith Cardillac is one of the most respected citizens of Paris but at the same time a serial killer ... Cardillac syndrome Since the appearance of Hoffmann's Mademoiselle de Scudéri, German psychologists have used the term "Cardillac syndrome" to refer to the ...
Mademoiselle De Scuderi - Plot Analysis
... was engaged in this train of thought, the personage of René Cardillac appeared to him ... attributed, in part, to qualities that reflect basic elements of the author's soul firstly, Cardillac is the artist who can never satisfy himself secondly, he is both ... impression made by the character René Cardillac is that created by the compelling structure of Hoffmann's story ...
Mademoiselle De Scuderi - Plot Summary
... recognizes the jewelry as the work of the goldsmith René Cardillac ... Cardillac is known not only in Paris but around the world as the best artist in his field ... letter adjures the Mademoiselle to find whatever pretense necessary but to return the jewelry to Cardillac at once ...