Additional Resources for Death in Venice by Thomas Mann

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Braverman, Albert, and Larry David Nachman, "The Dialectic of Decadence: An Analysis of Thomas Mann's Death in Venice," in German Review, Vol. XLV, No. 4, November 1970, pp. 289-98.

Braverman and Nachman analyze von Aschenbach's change from an idealist to a sensualist.

Brennan, Joseph Gerard, Thomas Mann's World, Russell & Russell, 1962.

Brennan examines how Mann's aesthetic sensibility is reflected in his writing.

Burgen, Hans, and HansOtto Mayer, Thomas Mann: A Chronicle of His Life, Translated by Eugene Dobson, University of Alabama Press, 1969.

Burgen and Mayer's book chronicles Mann's life year by year, providing links between his writing and events in his life.

Leppmann, Wolfgang, "Time and Place in Death in Venice," in the German Quarterly, Vol. XLVIII, No. 1, January 1975, pp. 66-75.

Leppmann examines the "timelessness" and "classical" quality of Mann's novella through a discussion of Venice as it was in 1911, the year Mann began writing his story.

Mann, Erika...

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