The Transposed Heads: A Legend of India

The Transposed Heads: A Legend of India

by Thomas Mann
     
 

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Curtis Bradford
The Transposed Heads is all together delightful, worthy as ranked with Tonio Kroger or Death in Venice. It is certainly the most charming of Mann's work. His irony has never been more vibrant; it has never been more tender. Mann has never shown greater insight into love, nor greater kindness for the humanity. The sustained lightness of tone leaves a singleness of impression perhaps impossible to attain in longer works of fiction.�The Transposed Heads is, in short, a restatement in parable form of Mann's intransigent faith in the human intellect. It is also a rich and subtle analysis of the psychology of friendship and love.
The Sewanee Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780394700861
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/28/1959
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
606,734
Product dimensions:
4.32(w) x 7.24(h) x 0.27(d)

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Lionel Trilling
The story of The Transposed Heads is at once the quintessence and the reductio ad absurdum of all love triangles.
—(Lionel Trilling)

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