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Published by Signet Classic in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementThomas Mann ; translated and with an introduction by Jefferson S. Chase.
ContributionsChase, Jefferson S.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT2625.A44 A265 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 304 p. ;
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL387700M
ISBN 100451526090
LC Control Number98050734
OCLC/WorldCa40305654

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About Death in Venice and Other Stories The celebrated author, Gustave Aschenbach, burdened by his successes, comes to Venice for a holiday and encounters a vision of eros . One of the most famous literary works of the 20th century, the novella "Death in Venice" embodies themes that preoccupied Thomas Mann (–) in much of his work; the duality of art and life, the presence of death and disintegration in the midst of existence, the connection between love and suffering, and the conflict between the artist and his inner lemoisduvinnaturel.com by: From a general summary to chapter summaries to explanations of famous quotes, the SparkNotes Death in Venice Study Guide has everything you need to ace quizzes, tests, and essays. It was first published in book form in English in as Death in Venice and Other Stories, translated by Kenneth Burke. W. H. Auden called it the definitive translation. [citation needed]Author: Thomas Mann.

Oct 20,  · Death in Venice and Other Stories Kindle Edition by Thomas Mann (Author)4/5(39). About Death in Venice and Other Stories A haunting novella, Death in Venice tells the story of a man who falls into foolish love, only to reap his own ruin. Gustav von Aschenbach, a dignified but lonely writer in the twilight of his life, is enjoying a Venetian vacation when he notices the taut, lean figure of a Polish boy. Jun 20,  · 'Death in Venice' is (rightly) regarded as one of his finest works, forming an appropriate ending to this collection, but many of the other stories in this volume are also excellent and everything here is worthy of any thoughtful reader's time/5(23). Death in Venice, and Seven Other Stories (Vintage International) Thomas Mann, Helen T. Lowe-Porter Published by Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval.