[Reading] ➮ Buddenbrooks: The Decline of a Family ➶ Thomas Mann – Bluevapours.co.uk Buddenbrooks, first published in Germany in , when Mann was only twenty six, has become a classic of modern literatureIt is the story of four generations of a wealthy bourgeois family in northern Germ Buddenbrooks, first published in Germany in , when Decline of Epub á Mann was only twenty six, has become a classic of modern literatureIt is the story of four generations of a wealthy bourgeois family in northern Germany facing the advent of modernity in an uncertain new world, the family s bonds and traditions begin to disintegrate As Mann charts the Buddenbrooks decline from prosperity to bankruptcy, from moral and psychic soundness to sickly piety, artistic decadence, and madness, he ushers the reader into a world of stunning vitality, pieced together from births and funerals, weddings and divorces, recipes, gossip, and earthy humorIn its immensity of scope, richness of detail, and fullness of humanity, buddenbrooks surpasses all other modern family chronicles With remarkable fidelity to the original German text, this superb translation emphasizes the magnificent scale of Mann s achievement in this riveting, tragic novel.
Librarian Note There isthan one author in the Decline of Epub á 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 of the best known exponents of the so called Exilliteratur.
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