Death in Venice Thomas Mann

Death in Venice

Author: Thomas Mann
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Book Title
Death in Venice
Author
Thomas Mann
ISBN
9780060576172
The world-famous masterpiece by Nobel laureate Thomas Mann--here in a new translation by Michael Henry Heim Published on the eve of World War I, a decade after Buddenbrooks had established Thomas Mann as a literary celebrity, Death in Venice tells the story of Gustave von Aschenbach, a successful but aging writer who follows his wanderlust to Venice in search of spiritual fulfillment that instead leads to his erotic doom. In the decaying city, besieged by an unnamed epidemic, he becomes obsessed with an exquisite Polish boy, Tadzio. “It is a story of the voluptuousness of doom,” Mann wrote. “But the problem I had especially in mind was that of the artist's dignity.”Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Thomas MannPublisher: Ecco PressPublished: 05/31/2005ISBN: 9780060576172Pages: 142Weight: 0.31lbsSize: 7.96h x 5.30w x 0.39d

The world-famous masterpiece by Nobel laureate Thomas Mann--here in a new translation by Michael Henry Heim

Published on the eve of World War I, a decade after Buddenbrooks had established Thomas Mann as a literary celebrity, Death in Venice tells the story of Gustave von Aschenbach, a successful but aging writer who follows his wanderlust to Venice in search of spiritual fulfillment that instead leads to his erotic doom.

In the decaying city, besieged by an unnamed epidemic, he becomes obsessed with an exquisite Polish boy, Tadzio. “It is a story of the voluptuousness of doom,” Mann wrote. “But the problem I had especially in mind was that of the artist's dignity.”



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Thomas Mann
Publisher: Ecco Press
Published: 05/31/2005
ISBN: 9780060576172
Pages: 142
Weight: 0.31lbs
Size: 7.96h x 5.30w x 0.39d

The world-famous masterpiece by Nobel laureate Thomas Mann--here in a new translation by Michael Henry Heim

Published on the eve of World War I, a decade after Buddenbrooks had established Thomas Mann as a literary celebrity, Death in Venice tells the story of Gustave von Aschenbach, a successful but aging writer who follows his wanderlust to Venice in search of spiritual fulfillment that instead leads to his erotic doom.

In the decaying city, besieged by an unnamed epidemic, he becomes obsessed with an exquisite Polish boy, Tadzio. “It is a story of the voluptuousness of doom,” Mann wrote. “But the problem I had especially in mind was that of the artist's dignity.”



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Thomas Mann
Publisher: Ecco Press
Published: 05/31/2005
ISBN: 9780060576172
Pages: 142
Weight: 0.31lbs
Size: 7.96h x 5.30w x 0.39d