Thomas Mann and the Travesty of Innocence in the Major Fiction

Thomas Mann and the Travesty of Innocence in the Major Fiction

By Daniel T. O’Hara

Anthem symploke Studies in Theory Anthem Studies in Global English Literatures

“Thomas Mann and the Travesty of Innocence in the Major Fiction” demonstrates how Mann’s modernist narrator absolves himself (and the social class he represents) and learns to enjoy his godlike privileges via a modernist fictional performance based on a revisionary model of ancient Gnosticism reinterpreted for our secular era.

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Author Information

Daniel T. O’Hara is emeritus professor of English and humanities at Temple University, USA.

Series

Anthem symploke Studies in Theory

Anthem Studies in Global English Literatures

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. The Novellas and Short Fiction; 3. Buddenbrooks; 4. The Magic Mountain; 5. Joseph and His Brothers; 6. Doctor Faustus; 7. Conclusion—the Minor Novels; Index.

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