Death in Venice (Dover Thrift Editions)

Death in Venice (Dover Thrift Editions) Author Thomas Mann
ISBN-10 0486287149
ISBN-13 9780486287140
Year 1995-08-10
Pages 80
Language English
Publisher Dover Publications
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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 18751955 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

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