In This Extraordinary Collection Of Short Stories, Thomas Mann Uses Settings As Diverse As Germany, Italy, The Holy Land And The Far East To Explore A Theme Which Always Preoccupied Him The Two Faces Of Things Thus, In A Man And His Dog And Disorder And Early Sorrow, Small Domestic Tempests Become Symbolic Of The Discordant Muddle Of Humanity In The Transposed Heads And The Tables Of Law The Demands Of The Intellect Clash With The Desires Of Physiology, An Idea Developed Fully In The Black Swan, Where Body And Spirit Are Tragically Out Of Harmony Written Between 1918 And 1953, These Stories Offer Us Both An Insight Into Mann S Development Of Thought And Also Some Impressive Literature From These Interesting Times.
- 368 pages
- Mario and the Magician and Other Stories
- Thomas Mann
- 10 June 2017 Thomas Mann