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Thomas Mann

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1875–1955)

German novelist and essayist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1929.

Born in Lübeck, Mann was the son of a well-to-do merchant; his mother came...

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Mann, Thomas

Shelley Frisch.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 2219 words.

Mann, Thomas (06 June 1875–12 August 1955), writer, was born Paul Thomas Mann in Lübeck, Germany, the son of Senator Thomas Johann Heinrich Mann, a patrician merchant, and Julia da...

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Mann, Klaus Heinrich Thomas

Shelley Frisch.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Biographical Studies. 1428 words.

Mann, Klaus Heinrich Thomas (18 November 1906–21 May 1949), writer, was born in Munich, Germany, the son of Thomas Mann, Nobel Prize-winning author, and Katia Pringsheim. The second child...

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Randolph, Thomas Mann

Malcolm Lester.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government. 1111 words.

Randolph, Thomas Mann (01 October 1768–20 June 1828), member of Congress and governor of Virginia, was born at Tuckahoe in Goochland County, Virginia, the son of Thomas Mann Randolph and...

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Becoming “Mr. Latin America”: Thomas C. Mann Reconsidered

Thomas Tunstall Allcock.

in Diplomatic History

November 2014; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: United States History; Diplomatic History; International History. 14337 words.

This article provides a new perspective on Thomas C. Mann, a Foreign Service officer best known for serving as Lyndon Johnson’s assistant secretary of state for inter-American affairs and...

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From the Romantics to Thomas Mann and Beyond

Brian Murdoch.

in Gregorius

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 19977 words.

The first modern adaptation of the Gregorius-narrative is a song-cycle by Franz Theodor Kugler and Carl Loewe in the Romantic period, the source of which is unclear. In the twentieth...

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Rewritings, Adaptations, and Gay Literary Criticism: Thomas Mann’s <i>Death in Venice</i>

James P. Wilper.

in Adaptation

March 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Literature; Film; Television. 8550 words.

How is it that despite the fact that Thomas Mann’s Der Tod in Venedig (Death in Venice, 1912) does not portray male same-sex love and desire particularly positively—ending, as it does, with...

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Thomas Mann

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1875–1955)

German novelist and essayist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1929.

Born in Lübeck, Mann was the son of a well-to-do merchant; his mother came...

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Mann, Thomas

Edited by Colin Chambers.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 5 words.

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Mann, Thomas

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 269 words.

Born Lübeck, 6 June 1875; m 1905, Katja Pringsheim; three s three d; died 12 Aug. 1955

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Mann, Thomas [Tom] (1856–1941), trade unionist, socialist, and communist

Chris Wrigley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Theory; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 3614 words.

Mann, Thomas [Tom] (1856–1941), trade unionist, socialist, and communist, was born at Bell Green, Foleshill, Coventry, on 15 April 1856, the third surviving child and second son of Thomas...

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Beyond <i>State v. Mann</i> Thomas Ruffin’s Jurisprudence

Alfred L. Brophy.

in University, Court, and Slave

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Political History. 7045 words.

“Beyond State v. Mann” builds on the previous chapter to evaluate how Justice Thomas Ruffin of the North Carolina Supreme Court decided cases involving slaves and sometimes other people. It...

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Demonizing Gretchen through Gossip in Thomas Mann's <i>Doktor Faustus</i>

Erica Wickerson.

in Forum for Modern Language Studies

April 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Literature. 6828 words.

Literature cannot mirror gossip in any straightforward sense. Where gossip requires a dialogue and lacks an audience, literature tends to be the very opposite. Thomas Mann's Doktor Faustus,...

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<i>Apocalipsis Cum Figuris</i>: Thomas Mann and the <i>Bildungsroman</i> at The Ends of Time

Tobias Boes.

in Formative Fictions

October 2012; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature. 13351 words.

This concluding chapter provides an in-depth reading of Thomas Mann's Doctor Faustus, a novel that responds explicitly to the “crisis of historicism” debate that raged in Germany during the...

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Lateness as ‘Hollowing Out’: Thomas Mann, Ernst Bloch, Wyndham Lewis, D.H. Lawrence

Ben Hutchinson.

in Lateness and Modern European Literature

August 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 7431 words.

If Adorno gives theoretical expression to the process of ‘hollowing out’ that characterizes modernism as that which is ‘obsolete in modernity’, Chapter 15 traces manifestations of this...

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Mann, Thomas (1875–1955)

Michael Cox and Christopher Riches.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 107 words.

Buddenbrooks (1901) Fiction Tonio Kröger (1903) Fiction Tristan (1903) Fiction Death in Venice [

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Mann, Thomas (1875–1955)

Christopher Riches and Michael Cox.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 151 words.

Buddenbrooks (1901) Fiction

Tonio Kröger (1903) Fiction

Tristan (1903) Fiction

Death in Venice [...

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Baynes, Thomas Mann

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Architecture; Prints and Printmaking; 19th-Century Art. 118 words.

British, 19th century, male.

Born 1794; died 1854.

Painter, watercolourist, lithographer. Interiors with figures, landscapes, urban landscapes, architectural views.

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Baynes, Thomas Mann (1794)

Edited by Stephen Bury.

in Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography. 118 words.

Thomas Baynes exhibited his works at the Royal Academy and at the Society of Painters in Watercolours in 1820.

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Thomas Mann (1875–1955)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 194 words.

Death in Venice.

title of novella (1912)

death in Venice

Death in Venice

Time has no divisions to mark its

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Thomas Mann (1875–1955)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 878 words.

Unsere Fähigkeit zum Ekel ist, wie ich anmerken möchte, desto grösser, je lebhafter unsere Begierde ist, das heisst: je inbrünstiger

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