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Mann, Thomas 1875-1955

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The magic mountain (Der Zauberberg) by Thomas Mann( Book )

1,211 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 17 languages and held by 10,800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sanitorium in the Swiss Alps reflects the societal ills of pre-twentieth-century Europe, and a young marine engineer rises from his life of anonymity to become a pivotal character in a story about how a human's environment affects self identity
Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann( Book )

1,409 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 27 languages and held by 9,658 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
Death in Venice by Thomas Mann( Book )

1,017 editions published between 1912 and 2018 in 18 languages and held by 5,916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about a writer of world renown and his slow spiral to a degrading sensuality and eventual death
Joseph and his brothers by Thomas Mann( Book )

411 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 4,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the biblical story of Joseph, whose brothers' jealousy leads to his enslavement in Egypt
Doctor Faustus; the life of the German composer, Adrian Leverkühn by Thomas Mann( Book )

123 editions published between 1947 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 4,126 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
The beloved returns = Lotte in Weimar by Thomas Mann( Book )

432 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 3,822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychology of a genius and the personal sacrifices made by all those who surround him
Royal highness by Thomas Mann( Book )

568 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 14 languages and held by 3,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The great virtue of Royal Highness is its relaxed, fairy-tale quality that naturally brings the reader inside that 'Edwardian' calm which preceded everything common to contemporary social life. It is very easy to make connections between the book and theories of stratification, statemaking, ritual, legitimacy, even the political economy of preindustrialized states."'Alan Sica, author of Weber, Irrationality, and Social Order
Tonio Kröger by Thomas Mann( Book )

633 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 23 languages and held by 2,972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une nouvelle parue en 1903
Confessions of Felix Krull, confidence man : the early years by Thomas Mann( Book )

77 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in English and German and held by 2,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the enchanted career of the con man extraordinaire Felix Krull--a man unhampered by the moral precepts that govern the conduct of ordinary people.-- publisher's description
The Holy Sinner by Thomas Mann( Book )

43 editions published between 1951 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 2,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retelling of a medieval legend "of the exceeding mercy of God and the birth of the Pope Gregory."
Joseph the provider by Thomas Mann( Book )

24 editions published between 1944 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 2,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fictionalized life of Joseph, son of Jacob, from his imprisonment in Egypt, through his rise to power, to his death
Doktor Faustus : das Leben des deutschen Tonsetzers Adrian Leverkühn, erzählt von einem Freunde by Thomas Mann( Book )

353 editions published between 1907 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a story that symbolizes Germany's fall into Nazism, a talented German musician, Adrian, sells his soul to the devil in exchange for recognition as the greatest living composer
The black swan by Thomas Mann( Book )

99 editions published between 1953 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tragic story of neurotic love and its consequences
Joseph in Egypt by Thomas Mann( Book )

34 editions published between 1936 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 1,833 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
Bekenntnisse des Hochstaplers Felix Krull; der Memoiren erster Teil by Thomas Mann( Book )

359 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel
Loulou by Thomas Mann( )

6 editions published between 1921 and 1997 in English and held by 1,762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Erwählte : Roman by Thomas Mann( Book )

278 editions published between 1931 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 1,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mann's humorous life of Pope Gregory provides an ironic take on medieval beliefs, and examines the relationship between religion and magic. The story, published in 1951, can also be read as a critique of the condition of Europe after World War II
Essays of three decades by Thomas Mann( Book )

30 editions published between 1935 and 1976 in English and German and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of biographical and critical essays by Thomas Mann on celebrated authors, composers, and other persons, in English translations
Last essays by Thomas Mann( Book )

15 editions published between 1958 and 1970 in English and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bekenntnisse des Hochstaplers Felix Krull by Thomas Mann( Book )

235 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La "comédie de la sensibilité esthétique". Dernier roman de Thomas Mann. Sous une forme allégée parodique et humoristique, le lecteur retrouvera plusieurs des thèmes essentiels du lauréat du prix Nobel de littérature (en 1929)
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Confessions of Felix Krull, confidence man : the early years
BuddenbrooksDeath in VeniceJoseph and his brothersDoctor Faustus; the life of the German composer, Adrian LeverkühnThe beloved returns = Lotte in WeimarRoyal highnessTonio KrögerConfessions of Felix Krull, confidence man : the early years
Alternative Names
Man, Thomas 1875-1955

Mān, Tōmās

Mān, Tōmās 1875-1955

Man, Tōmasu

Man, Tʻomasŭ 1875-1955

Mān, Tūmās

Mān, Tūmās 1875-1955

Man, Tuomasi

Man, Tuomasi 1875-1955

Māna, Tamāsa

Māna, Tamāsa 1875-1955

Māna, Ṭômasa

Manas, Tomas

Manas, Tomas 1875-1955

Mani, T’omas 1875-1955

Mani, Tʿomas

Mani, Tʻomas 1875-1955

Mann, Paul Thomas.

Mann, Paul Thomas 1875-1955

Mann T.

Mann T. 1875-1955

Mann, Th.

Mann, Th 1875-1955

Mann Thomas

Mann, Thomas 1875-1955

Mann, Tōmas

Mann, Tōmas 1875-1955

Mann, Tomasz.

Mann, Tomasz 1875-1955

Manns, Tomass

Manns, Tomass 1875-1955

Paul Thomas Mann

Thomas Mann

Thomas Mann Aleman a nobelista ken mannurat

Thomas Mann Deutscher Schriftsteller

Thomas Mann écrivain allemand

Thomas Mann escritor alemán, premio Nobel de Literatura

Thomas Mann författare, född 1875 i Lübeck. Nobelpristagare 1929. Känd för bl a. Huset Buddenbrooks.

Thomas Mann German novelist, and 1929 Nobel Prize laureate

Thomas Mann germana verkisto

Thomas Mann německý prozaik a esejista, držitel Nobelovy ceny za literaturu

Thomas Mann nemecký spisovateľ, filantrop a esejista

Thomas Mann nemški pisatelj, nobelovec

Thomas Mann Nobel-díjas német író

Thomas Mann prozaik niemiecki, noblista

Thomas Mann romanschrijver uit Duitse Keizerrijk (1875-1955)

Thomas Mann saksalainen kirjailija

Thomas Mann scrittore e saggista tedesco

Thomas Mann tysk forfatter

Thomas, Paul

Thomas, Paul 1875-1955

Tomas Mann

Tomass Manns

Tomôsz Mann

Tuo ma si Man

Tuo ma si Man 1875-1955


Tuomasi-Man 1875-1955

Τόμας Μαν


Манн Т

Манн Т. 1875-1955

Манн, Томас

Манн, Томас 1875-1955

Томас Ман

Томас Манн немец яҙыусыһы, Нобель премияһы лауреаты

Томас Манн немецкий писатель, эссеист, лауреат Нобелевской премии

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מאן, טאמאס

מאן, טאמאס 1875־1955

מאן, תומאס

מאן, תומאס 1875-1955

מאן, תומס 1875-1955

מן, טומס

מן, טומס 1875־1955

מן, תומאס 1875-1955

מן, תומס

מן, תומס 1875-1955

תומאס מאן

توماس مان

توماس مان، 1875-1955

توماس مان أديب ألماني

تھامس مان

تھامس مین

تۆماس مان

مان, توماس.

مان, توماس 1875-1955

टोमास मान

थामस मान

थोमस म्यान

मान, टॉमस

টমাস মান জার্মান উপন্যাসিক ও ১৯২৯ সালে সাহিত্যে নোবেল পুরষ্কারপ্রাপ্ত লেখক

টমাস মান জার্মান সাহিত্যিক (German writer), ১৯২৯ সালে সাহিত্যে নোবেল পুরষ্কারপ্রাপ্ত লেখক

ਟਾਮਸ ਮਾਨ

தாமசு மாண்

ಥಾಮಸ್ ಮ್ಯಾನ್

തോമസ് മാൻ

თომას მანი

მანი, თომას 1875-1955

만, 토마스

만, 토마스 1875-1955

토마스 만


トーマス・マン 1875-1955

マン, トオマス

マン, トーマス

マン, トーマス 1875-1955

曼, 托瑪斯 1875-1955

曼, 托马斯

曼, 托马斯 1875-1955