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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780582216785
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley
  • Publication date: 1/28/1996
  • Series: Modern Literatures in Perspective Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 5.66 (w) x 8.76 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

General Editor's Preface
Notes on Editions and Abbreviations
Introduction 1
1 Thomas Mann: the Stylist of Suffering 29
2 A Conservative View of Thomas Mann 31
3 Thomas Mann's Fiftieth Birthday 33
4 Thomas Mann and the Myth of Enlightenment 34
5 Death Agony: The Last Word on Thomas Mann 36
6 'An Exchange of Letters' 38
7 In Search of Bourgeois Man 41
8 An Ordinary German's Address to Thomas Mann in 1945 45
9 Making Peace with Thomas Mann 46
10 Thomas Mann at 80 49
11 Thomas Mann and the Politics of the Weimar Republic 55
12 In Defence of Weimar: Thomas Mann and the Politics of Republicanism 70
13 Public Symbolism and Private Doubts. The Psychological Conditions of Mann's Writing in Exile 85
14 Nature and Society in Buddenbrooks 107
15 The Genesis of Buddenbrooks 116
16 Buddenbrooks: Bourgeois Patriarchy and fin-de-siecle Eros 125
17 The Climate of The Magic Mountain 148
18 Relativity in and around the Magic Mountain 160
19 'The German Soul up to date' Sacraments of Media Technology on The Magic Mountain 175
20 The Old and The New Mythology in Thomas Mann's Doctor Faustus 194
21 Post-modernism - Deconstruction or Radicalization of Modernism? Reflections on the Example of Doctor Faustus 210
22 Mann, Joyce, Wagner: The Question of Modernism in Doctor Faustus 217
Glossary 237
Notes on Authors 243
Further Reading 245
Index 248
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