Death in Venice

Death in Venice

eBook - 2012
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One of the most famous literary works of the 20th century, the novella "Death in Venice" embodies themes that preoccupied Thomas Mann (1875-1955) in much of his work; the duality of art and life, the presence of death and disintegration in the midst of existence, the connection between love and suffering, and the conflict between the artist and his inner self. Mann's handling of these concerns in this story of a middle-aged German writer, torn by his passion for a Polish youth met on holiday in Venice, resulted in a work of great psychological intensity and tragic power. It is presented here in an excellent new translation with extensive commentary on many facets of the story.
Publisher: [United States] : Dover Publications : Made available through hoopla, 2012.
ISBN: 0486110648
9780486110646
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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