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Thomas Mann

Thomas Mann was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1929.
  German writer concerned about the role of the artist in bourgeois society (1875-1955)
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  • Thomas Mann was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1929.
  • Thomas Mann, a German, sends his elderly writer to Venice to die (in Death in Venice, 1912), but not before discovering a nasty streak of pederasty and narcissism in himself.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • She had read any number of them, from Fielding to Thomas Mann.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • SinclairLewis, Sherwood Anderson, Dostoevski, George Moore, Gustave Flaubert, Maupassant, Tolstoy, Frank Harris, Mark Twain, Thomas Hardy, Arnold Bennett, Stephen Crane, Zola, Norris, Gorky, Bergson, Ibsen, Balzac, Bernard Shaw, Dumas, Poe, Thomas Mann, 0.
    Richard Wright  --  Black Boy

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  • In time she absorbed herself in Galsworthy, Edith Wharton, above all in Thomas Mann of the Joseph volumes.
    Eudora Welty  --  One Writer’s Beginnings
  • Nor did he say anything of the dreadful turmoil within his own household—of the erratic behavior of his son-in-law, Martha’s husband, Thomas Mann Randolph, or of the grandson-in-law, Charles Bankhead, who was subject to violent alcoholic rages.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • Nobel Prize—winning author THOMAS MANN was noted for his examination and critique of the European and German soul in the first half of the twentieth century.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • These were heard alongside an astonishing array of famous names, including ex-presidents Hoover and Truman, Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas, popular actors such as Dick Powell and Barbara Stanwyck, sports figures such as baseball Hall of Famers Bobby Doerr and Jackie Robinson, literary giants such as Thomas Mann and Carl Sandburg, and a slew of Nobel laureates, including Albert Einstein.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • …of a Lady (1881) and Milly Theale inhis later The Wings of the Dove (1902), Little Eva in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852), Paul Dombey in Charles Dickens’s Dombey and Son (1848), Mimi in Puccini’s opera La Boheme (1896), Hans Castorp and his fellow patients at the sanatorium in Thomas Mann’s Magic Mountain (1924), Michael Furey in Joyce’s "The Dead," Eugene Gant’s father in Thomas Wolfe’s Of Time and the River (1935), and Rupert Birkin in Lawrence’s Women in Love.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Thomas Mann [8] , Goethe [5] , Hermann Hesse [8]
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