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Lowe-Porter, H. T. (Helen Tracy) 1876-1963

Overview
Works: 172 works in 1,055 publications in 5 languages and 34,537 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Religious fiction  Biographical fiction  Political fiction  Novels  Domestic fiction  Bildungsromans  Philosophical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Translator, Author, Creator, Other, tra, Editor
Classifications: PT2625.A44, 833.91
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by H. T Lowe-Porter
The magic mountain (Der Zauberberg) by Thomas Mann( Book )

153 editions published between 1924 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 4,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story involves a young man (Hans Castorp), who visits a cousin in a sanatorium in the Swiss Alps before World War I. After manifesting symptoms of tuberculosis, he remains there for seven years. The characters he meets during this time forms a microcosm of pre-war Europe and represents a classic example of the German Bildungsroman. The work was instrumental in winning Mann the Nobel Prize in Literature for 1929
Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann( Book )

114 editions published between 1900 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic chronicles four generations of the Buddenbrook family from 1830 to about 1900. For two generations this Lubeck family retains its power and prosperity but succeeding generations see its decline into dreamy ineffectual characters
Doctor Faustus; the life of the German composer, Adrian Leverkühn by Thomas Mann( Book )

18 editions published between 1948 and 1983 in English and held by 2,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new translation of a 1948 novel by a German writer based on the Faust legend. The protagonist is Adrian Leverkuhn, a musical genius who trades his body and soul to the devil in exchange for 24 years of triumph as the world's greatest composer
Stories of three decades by Thomas Mann( Book )

45 editions published between 1936 and 1979 in English and German and held by 2,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short stories of Thomas Mann
Joseph and his brothers by Thomas Mann( Book )

56 editions published between 1931 and 1999 in English and German and held by 2,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the biblical story of Joseph, whose brothers' jealousy leads to his enslavement in Egypt
Joseph the provider by Thomas Mann( Book )

14 editions published between 1944 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 2,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fictionalized life of Joseph, son of Jacob, from his imprisonment in Egypt, through his rise to power, to his death
Joseph in Egypt by Thomas Mann( Book )

18 editions published between 1938 and 1945 in 3 languages and held by 1,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph is brought into Egypt by the traders, and he is sold to Potiphar, and in this new environment, he establishes himself as a trusted, and, later, a high-ranking member of Potiphar's extensive household. The story of Joseph and Potiphar's wife is too well-known to be retold here, but Mann fills his account with the most precise and intricate psychological details: the tension comes not from "what happens next?"--Since we all know what happens next -- but in the painstaking depiction of the development of various characters' psychologies. Rarely, if ever, has sexual desire been presented in more convincing detail than in the depiction of the wife of Potiphar, proud and aloof, lusting after the mere slave Joseph. And in this volume, another theme begins, I think, to develop: it is that word that Potiphar's wife could barely bring herself to say, even after hundreds of pages of agonising over it -- "love". Not necessarily love in a sexual sense, of course -- although that's part of it -- but the love that humanity, despite everything, persists in feeling for one another. The chapter depicting the death of the overseer, Mont-kaw, who had become as another father to Joseph, is among the most moving things I have read in any novel. For all the various complexities and layers of irony, Mann could at times be almost disconcertingly direct. - Himadri Chatterjee
Death in Venice, and seven other stories by Thomas Mann( Book )

38 editions published between 1930 and 2004 in English and German and held by 1,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Translates twentieth-century Nobel Prize-winning German writer Thomas Mann's novella "Death in Venice," as well seven of his short stories: "Tonio Kroger," "Mario and the Magician," "Disorder and Early Sorrow," "A Man and His Dog," "The Blood of the Walsungs," "Tristan," and "Felix Krull."
The beloved returns = Lotte in Weimar by Thomas Mann( Book )

19 editions published between 1940 and 1990 in 5 languages and held by 1,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mann's novelistic biography of Goethe was first published in English in 1940. Lotte in Weimar is a vivid dual portrait, a complex study of Goethe and of Lotte, the still-vivacious woman who in her youth was the model for Charlotte in Goethe's widely-read The Sorrows of Young Werther. Lotte's thoughts, as she anticipates meeting Goethe again after forty years, and her conversations with those in Weimar who knew the great man, allow Mann to assess Goethe's genius from many points of view. Hayden White's fresh appraisal of the novel reveals its consonances with our own concerns
Essays of three decades by Thomas Mann( Book )

20 editions published between 1938 and 1976 in English and German and held by 1,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of biographical and critical essays by Thomas Mann on celebrated authors, composers, and other persons, in English translations
The transposed heads : a legend of India by Thomas Mann( Book )

24 editions published between 1941 and 1977 in English and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ancient Indian fable of the time when men and gods talked together
Doctor Faustus : the life of the German composer Adrian Leverkühn as told by a friend by Thomas Mann( Book )

41 editions published between 1947 and 1996 in English and German and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mann's rendering of the classic Faust legend explores the goals, values, and conflicts of modern man
A man called Cervantes by Bruno Frank( Book )

8 editions published between 1934 and 1935 in English and German and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Joseph by Thomas Mann( Book )

12 editions published between 1935 and 1945 in English and German and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first volume, Tales of Jacob, tells of Joseph's father, Jacob, and acts as a sort of prelude. It presents a very strange world -- a world in which people can bury their own son alive as a sacrifice to the gods. And yet, somehow, the characters are not remote: the mythical and the human are held in balance. Joseph himself emerges in the second volume, Young Joseph, and while the first volume provided ample evidence of Mann's mastery of pacing (despite the generally slow pulse), it doesn't perhaps prepare us for what we get in the closing chapters of the second: when Joseph's brothers imprison him in a pit and then sell him into slavery, the narrative acquires a tremendous forward momentum and leaves one breathless with excitement. - Himadri Chatterjee
The days of the king : a novel by Bruno Frank( Book )

14 editions published between 1927 and 1970 in English and German and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This peace by Thomas Mann( Book )

7 editions published in 1938 in English and German and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Past masters, and other papers by Thomas Mann( Book )

10 editions published between 1933 and 1968 in English and German and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tables of the law by Thomas Mann( Book )

6 editions published between 1945 and 1964 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the life of Moses the prophet
Freud, Goethe, Wagner by Thomas Mann( Book )

7 editions published between 1937 and 1942 in English and German and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The living thoughts of Schopenhauer by Arthur Schopenhauer( Book )

12 editions published between 1939 and 1946 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated lining-papers."Thomas Mann has selected the essence of Schopenhauer's thought from The world as will and idea.""Translation of the introductory essay by Mrs. H. T. Lowe-Porter. The selections are from the translation by R. B. Haldane and J. Kemp.""First edition." "The works of Arthur Schopenhauer": p. [32]
 
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The magic mountain (Der Zauberberg)
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BuddenbrooksJoseph and his brothersDeath in Venice, and seven other storiesThe beloved returns = Lotte in WeimarThe transposed heads : a legend of IndiaDoctor Faustus : the life of the German composer Adrian Leverkühn as told by a friend
Alternative Names
H. T. Lowe-Porter American translator

H. T. Lowe-Porter Amerikaans taalkundige (-)

H. T. Lowe-Porter Amerikaans taalkundige (1877-1963)

H. T. Lowe-Porter traductora estadounidense

H. T. Lowe-Porter traductrice américaine

H. T. Lowe-Porter tradutan Lamerikänik

H. T. Lowe-Porter usona tradukisto

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