[Read] ➯ Doctor Faustus By Thomas Mann – Bluevapours.co.uk Thomas Mann s last great novel, first published in and now rendered into English by acclaimed translator John E Woods, is a modern reworking of the Faust legend, in which Germany sells its soul to th Thomas Mann s last great novel, first published inand now rendered into English by acclaimed translator John E Woods, is a modern reworking of the Faust legend, in which Germany sells its soul to the Devil Mann s protagonist, the composer Adrian Leverk hn, is the flower of German culture, a brilliant, isolated, overreaching figure, his radical new music a breakneck game played by art at the very edge of impossibility In return for twenty four years of unparalleled musical accomplishment, he bargains away his soul and the ability to love his fellow manLeverk hn s life story is a brilliant allegory of the rise of the Third Reich, of Germany s renunciation of its own humanity and its embrace of ambition and its nihilism It is also Mann s most profound meditation on the German genius both national and individual and the terrible responsibilities of the truly great artist.
Librarian Note There isthan one author in the GoodReads database with this name See this thread forinformationSee also Serbian Tomas ManThomas Mann was a German novelist, short story writer, social critic, philanthropist, essayist, and Nobel Prize laureate in , known for his series of highly symbolic and ironic epic novels and novellas, noted for their insight into the psychology of the artist and the intellectual His analysis and critique of the European and German soul used modernized German and Biblical stories, as well as the ideas of Goethe, Nietzsche, and Schopenhauer His older brother was the radical writer Heinrich Mann, and three of his six children, Erika Mann, Klaus Mann and Golo Mann, also became important German writers When Hitler came to power in , Mann fled to Switzerland When World War II broke out in , he emigrated to the United States, from where he returned to Switzerland in Thomas Mann is one Paperback Ç Doctor Faustus PDF ✓ of the best known exponents of the so called iOS for the iPad is the biggest iOS release ever Exilliteratur.
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