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A companion to the works of Thomas Mann

A companion to the works of Thomas Mann

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Published by Camden House in Rochester, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mann, Thomas, -- 1875-1955 -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-334) and index

    Statementedited by Herbert Lehnert and Eva Wessell
    SeriesStudies in German literature, linguistics, and culture, Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture (Unnumbered)
    ContributionsLehnert, Herbert, 1925-, Wessell, Eva
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT2625.A44 Z397 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 345 p. ;
    Number of Pages345
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17130322M
    ISBN 101571132198
    LC Control Number2004005359

    For decades, fans of Thomas Mann have been waiting for a definitive biography, frustrated by the fact that Mann's will sealed all his private papers after his death. Unfortunately, we must continue our wait. Herman Kurzke's Thomas Mann: Life as a Work of Art, A Biography, is a hoax, for it simply is not a biography/5(3). Buddenbrooks: Verfall einer Familie (German) Thomas Mann downloads Der Tod in Venedig (German) Thomas Mann downloads Königliche Hoheit: Roman (German) Thomas Mann downloads Tonio Kröger (German) Thomas Mann downloads Der kleine Herr Friedemann: Novellen (German) Thomas Mann downloads Tristan (German) Thomas .

    CH: FIRST NAME: LAST NAME: DESCRIPTION: 1: Neville: Manchin: Professor at Portland State. Name used by imposter. Ed: Folk: Librarian at Firestone Library at.   Description: Hans Castorp is “a perfectly ordinary, if engaged young man” when he goes to visit his cousin in a sanatorium in the Swiss AlpsWhat was supposed to be a three-week trip turns into a seven-year stayHans falls in love and becomes drunk with the ideas he he hears at the clinic – ideas and stump and crack apart in a world on the eve of World War I.

    Deuteronomy, Thomas Mann notes, is more than a relic of ancient history. It is a living document that deals with issues that have relevance for the modern-day reader, including justice and the vision of the Great Society, individual responsibility versus the importance of community, and the nature of loyalty to God and to the world. By examining these and other issues, readers will 5/5(1).   A Companion to World Literature is a far-reaching and sustained study of key authors, texts, and topics from around the world and throughout history. Six comprehensive volumes present essays from over prominent international scholars focusing on many aspects of this vast and burgeoning field of literature, from its ancient origins to the most Author: Ken Seigneurie.


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A Companion to the Works of Thomas Mann book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Thomas Mann is among the greatest of German prose. A Companion to the Works of Thomas Mann. Book Description: Thomas Mann is among the greatest of German prose writers, and was the first German novelist to reach a wide English-speaking readership since Goethe.

Novels such as Buddenbrooks, The Magic Mountain, and Doktor Faustus attest to his mastery of subtle, distanced irony, while novellas.

Key dimensions of Thomas Mann's writing and life are explored in this collection of specially commissioned essays. In addition to introductory chapters on all the main works of fiction and the essays and diaries, there are four chapters examining Mann's oeuvre in relation to major by: 7.

A Companion to the Works of Thomas Mann (Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture) (Volume 34) Paperback – May 1, by Herbert Lehnert (Editor), Eva Wessell (Editor) › Visit Amazon's Eva Wessell Page.

Find all Author: Eva Wessell. Books by Thomas Mann (Author of The Magic Mountain). Thomas Mann is among the A companion to the works of Thomas Mann book of German prose writers, and was the first German novelist to reach a wide English-speaking readership since Goethe.

Novels such as Buddenbrooks, The Magic Mountain, and Doktor Faustus attest to his mastery of subtle, dis. Companion to the works of Thomas Mann (OCoLC) Named Person: Thomas Mann; Thomas Mann: Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Herbert Lehnert; Eva Wessell.

Thomas Mann’s magnum opus is a novel that portends the destruction of European civilization (a destruction that really had ravaged the land just a decade prior to publication in ) through the dark, pathological eye-glass of a Swiss sanatorium.

The novel’s protagonist, Hans Castorp, takes on the classic role of a Bildungsroman character, being shaped and educated by his personal Author: Eliza Marin. ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures.

We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $ The Magic Mountain (German: Der Zauberberg) is a novel by Thomas Mann, first published in German in November It is widely considered to be one of the most influential works of twentieth-century German literature.

Mann started writing what was to become The Magic Mountain in It began as a much shorter narrative which revisited in a comic manner Author: Thomas Mann. List of Thomas Mann’s works xix A note on references and abbreviations xii 1 Mann and history 1 t. reed 2 The intellectual world of Thomas Mann 22 paul bishop 3 Mann’s literary techniques 43 michael minden 4 Mann’s man’s world: gender and sexuality 64 andrew j.

webber 5 Mann’s early novellas 84 mark m. anderson. Key dimensions of Thomas Mann's writing and life are explored in this collection of specially commissioned essays.

In addition to introductory chapters on all the main works of fiction, the essays and diaries, there are four chapters examining Mann's oeuvre in relation to major themes. Thomas Mann, (born June 6,Lübeck, Germany—died Augnear Zürich, Switzerland), German novelist and essayist whose early novels—Buddenbrooks (), Der Tod in Venedig (; Death in Venice), and Der Zauberberg (; The Magic Mountain)—earned him the Nobel Prize for Literature in Early literary endeavours.

Mann’s father died in. Paul Thomas Mann (UK: / ˈ m æ n / MAN, US: / ˈ m ɑː n / MAHN; German: [ˈpaʊ̯l ˈtoːmas ˈman]; 6 June – 12 August ) was a German novelist, short story writer, social critic, philanthropist, essayist, and the Nobel Prize in Literature laureate. His highly symbolic and ironic epic novels and novellas are noted for their insight into the psychology of the artist and Children: Erika, Klaus, Golo, Monika.

Death in Venice is a novella written by the German author Thomas Mann and was first published in as Der Tod in Venedig. The work presents a great writer suffering writer's block who visits Venice and is liberated, uplifted, and then increasingly obsessed, by the sight of a stunningly beautiful youth.

Though he never speaks to the boy, much less touches him, the writer finds Author: Thomas Mann. Key dimensions of Thomas Mann's writing and life are explored in this collection of specially commissioned essays. Introductory chapters covering all. Key dimensions of Thomas Mann's writing and life are explored in this collection of specially commissioned essays.

In addition to introductory chapters on all the main works of fiction and the essays and diaries, there are four chapters examining Mann's oeuvre in relation to major themes. Thomas Mann was a German writer, novelist, philanthropist and essayist born in in Lubeck, Germany.

He was the son of a senator and merchant, Thomas Johann Heinrich Mann and Júlia da Silva Bruhns. After the death of his father he moved to Munich with his family. A month before beginning the book Mann disclosed what he had in mind: to take up a project he had conceived as early asthe story of an artist in league with the devil for the sake of creativity, a modern-day Faust who would sell his soul to make wondrous works of art (letters to Agnes E.

Meyer, 21 Februaryand to Klaus Mann,   I have read all of Thomas Mann’s novels and his huge 1-volume collected stories. I could fairly be called an enthusiast.

It is rather difficult to choose “best novel” because, as Mann himself put it, all his fiction were fragments in a sense of on. The Magic Mountain by Thomas Mann (−) is one of the premier works of fiction of the twentieth century. Although the novel is set in a specific time-period (–), it is far more than merely a novel about the seven years preceding the First World War.

The setting—a tuber.The book was Thomas Mann's first success and was hailed as a masterpiece. Illustrating the decline of a wealthy merchant family over several generations, Buddenbrooks employs the technique of portraying moral decay through physical deterioration.

Essentially it is a defense of traditional values, but the novel already shows Mann's early.Thomas Mann. COMMENTARY. The politics of an apolitical writer. Thomas Mann is one of the great writers of the first half of the twentieth century, about whom it is difficult to say whether he was a herald of a new modern literary age or one of the last of a dying age.