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Key dimensions of Thomas Mann's writing and lifestyles are explored during this selection of in particular commissioned essays. as well as introductory chapters on all of the major works of fiction and the essays and diaries, there are 4 chapters interpreting Mann's oeuvre in terms of significant topics. a last bankruptcy seems to be on the pitfalls of translating Mann into English. The essays are good supported by means of supplementary fabric together with a chronology of the interval and designated publications to additional studying.

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