The Letters of Thomas Mann, 1889-1955by Thomas Mann
This selection of Thomas Mann's letters, first published in a Vintage edition in 1975, spans sixty-six years from the first, written by a precocious fourteen-year-old, to the last, composed on his deathbed by the eighty-year-old Nobel Laureate, and includes letters to family and to such celebrated contemporaries as Gide, Freud, Brecht, Einstein, Hesse, Schoenberg, and Adorno. Covering two world wars and exile in Europe and America, Mann's letters offer the reader insight into the concerns and values of one of the great writers of our time.
- University of California Press
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- Selected and translated from the German by Richard and Clara Winston
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- 5.48(w) x 8.17(h) x 1.27(d)
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Thomas Mann (1875-1955), winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1929, wrote essays as well as some of the great fiction of the twentieth century, including Buddenbrooks, The Magic Mountain, Death in VeBérénice, Joseph and His Brothers, and Doctor Faustus.
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