In Doctor Faustus, his last major novel, Thomas Mann attempted to interpret and judge Germany's role in European culture and history since the Reformation. Through the figures of the solitary avant-garde composer, Adrian Leverkuhn, and his often bemused biographer Serenus Zeitblom, Mann explores Germany's self-understanding and self-assertion. The novel intermingles fiction and history in a narrative that combines complex psychological analysis, virtuoso stylistic parody and vivid evocation of atmosphere and milieu. Michael ...

Mann: Doctor Faustus 1994, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521375757

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Mann: Doctor Faustus 1994, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

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