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Five Reasons to Visit Lubeck

Schleswig-Holstein, Germany's northernmost state, might be known for its expansive landscapes and windblown position between the North and Baltic seas, but the...

The Venice Biennale

Few cities live up to their literary reputations as much as Venice does. The shimmering mirage that illuminated Thomas Mann's seminal novella Death in Venice is...

Books: Specific Gravity

THOMAS MANN: THE MAKING OF AN ARTIST, 1875-1911 by Richard Winston Knopf; 325 pages; $17.95 He had the hubris to advance a world view, to rewrite the Bible in...

Books: Work, Save, Pray

LETTERS OF THOMAS MANN. Selected and translated by Richard and Clara Winston. 690 pages. Knopf. $17.50. In 1911 Thomas Mann put aside work on his novel...

GERMANY: Kultur Man

When Thomas Mann came to America in 1938, he said simply: "Wherever I am is German culture." To Germans rallying against Hitler, or, like himself, driven into...

Books: Mann on the Mann

Mann on Mann Most great writers leave the assertion of their place in literature to their disciples; some confidently speak out for themselves. One such was...

Books: Testimony of the Shipwrecked

EXILED IN PARADISE by Anthony Heilbut; Viking; 506 pages; $20 STRANGERS IN PARADISE by John Russell Taylor; Holt, Rinehart& Winston 256 pages; $16.95 Of all...

COMMUNISTS: The Way of the Dupe

The first project of the spanking new American Peace Crusade had a familiar ring: a "peace pilgrimage" to Washington to protest the "armaments race," to demand...

Books: Mann on Germany

For four years after Hitler came to power, Nobel Prizewinner Thomas Mann, greatest of exiled German writers, evaded questioners who pressed him for his opinion...

Books: Magic Mountains

ESSAYS OF THREE DECADES (472 pp.)—Thomas Mann, translated by H. T. Lowe-Porter—Knopf ($4). When Thomas Mann's first great novel, Buddenbrooks, was published...

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