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  The Magic Mountain In this dizzyingly rich novel of ideas, Mann uses a sanatorium in the Swiss Alps--a community devoted exclusively to sickness--as a microcosm for Europe, which in the years before 1914 was already exhibiting the first symptoms of its own terminal irrationality. The Magic Mountain is a monumental... Read more

  Death in Venice A symbol-laden story of aestheticism and decadence, Mann's best-known novella exemplifies the author's regard for Sigmund Freud's writings on the unconscious. Gustav von Aschenbach is a revered author whose work is known for its discipline and formal perfection. At his Venetian hotel he encounters the strikingly handsome young teenager Tadzio. Aschenbach is disturbed by his attraction to the boy, and although he watches... read more

  Buddenbrooks : The Decline of a Family A Major Literary Event: a brilliant new translation of Thomas Mann's first great novel, one of the two for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature in 1929.

Buddenbrooks, first published in Germany in 1900, when Mann was only twenty-five, has become a classic of modem literature -- the... Read more


  Doctor Faustus : The Life of the German Composer Adrian Leverkuhn As Told by a Friend The Los Angeles Times Sunday Book Review, Frederic Morton
...Doctor Faustus, newly Englished by John E. Woods, is welcome. It reduces to a minimum imprecisions of the earlier renderings. It preserves the Gothic Faustus aura while conveying it in persuasive English. --This text refers to the hardcover edition of this title Read more

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    Thomas Mann - Brief biography and selected works of this German author, winner of the 1929 Nobel prize for Literature.

    Thomas Mann (Lčbeck 1875 - 1955) - Encyclopaedia Britannica article.

    Thomas Mann, Nobel Laureate in 1929 - Awarded 'principally for his great novel, Buddenbrooks, which has won steadily increased recognition as one of the classic works of contemporary literature'. Laudatio, acceptance speech and autobiography of the German author.

    Thomas Mann - Concise introduction featuring a biography, major works, and discussions of his themes and style.

    Thomas Mann - Brief synopses and commentary on three of Mann's works with health-related themes: The Black Swan, Death in Venice, and The Magic Mountain.

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