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Thomas Mann

Novelist (6-Jun-1875 — 12-Aug-1955)


T. E. Apter. Thomas Mann: The Devil's Advocate. Macmillan. 1978. 165pp.

Arnold Bauer. Thomas Mann. Ungar. 1971. 117pp.

Walter Arthur Berendsohn. Translated by G. C. Buck. Thomas Mann: Artist and Partisan in Troubled Times. University of Alabama Press. 1973. 261pp. Translation of Thomas Mann: Künstler und Kämpfer in bewegter Zeit.

Harold Bloom (editor). Thomas Mann. Chelsea House. 1986. 358pp.

Hans Bürgin; Hans-Otto Mayer. Thomas Mann: A Chronicle of His Life. University of Alabama Press. 1965. 290pp.

James Cleugh. Thomas Mann: A Study. London: Martin Secker. 1933. 204pp.

Inta M. Ezergailis. Critical Essays on Thomas Mann. G. K. Hall. 1988. 270pp.

Ignace Feuerlicht. Thomas Mann. Twayne. 1968. 177pp.

Harvey Goldman. Politics, Death, and the Devil: Self and Power in Max Weber and Thomas Mann. University of California Press. 1992. 386pp.

Harvey Goldman. Max Weber and Thomas Mann: Calling and the Shaping of the Self. University of California Press. 1992. 284pp.

Nigel Hamilton. The Brothers Mann: The Lives of Heinrich and Thomas Mann, 1871-1950 and 1875-1955. Secker & Warburg. 1978. 422pp.

Henry Hatfield. Thomas Mann. New Directions Books. 1951. 179pp.

Henry Hatfield (editor). Thomas Mann: A Collection of Critical Essays. Prentice-Hall. 1964. 172pp.

Ronald Hayman. Thomas Mann: A Biography. Scribner. 1995. 672pp.

Anthony Heilbut. Thomas Mann: Eros and Literature. Alfred A. Knopf. 1996. 636pp.

Erich Heller. Thomas Mann: The Ironic German. Cambridge University Press. 1981. 320pp.

Frank Donald Hirschbach. The Arrow and the Lyre: A Study of the Role of Love in the Works of Thomas Mann. Martinus Nijhoff. 1955. 195pp.

R. J. Hollingdale. Thomas Mann: A Critical Study. London: Hart-Davis. 1971. 204pp.

Gerald N. Izenberg. Modernism and Masculinity: Mann, Wedekind, Kandinsky Through World War I. University of Chicago Press. 2000. 257pp.

Ilsedore B. Jonas. Thomas Mann and Italy. University of Alabama Press. 1979. 184pp.

Klaus W. Jonas. Fifty Years of Thomas Mann Studies: A Bibliography of Criticism. University of Minnesota Press. 1955. 217pp.

Klaus W. Jonas; Ilsedore B. Jonas. Thomas Mann Studies: A Bibliography of Criticism, Volume II. University of Pennsylvania Press. 1967. 440pp. Continuation of Fifty Years of Thomas Mann Studies.

Fritz Kaufmann. Thomas Mann: The World as Will and Representation. Beacon Press. 1957. 322pp.

Clayton Koelb (editor). Thomas Mann's "Goethe and Tolstoy": Notes and Sources. University of Alabama Press. 1984. 255pp.

Hermann Kurzke. Translated by Leslie Willson. Thomas Mann: Life as a Work of Art: A Biography. Princeton University Press. 2002. 581pp.

Lewis A. Lawson. A Gorgon's Mask: The Mother in Thomas Mann's Fiction. Rodopi. 2005. 435pp.

J. M. Lindsay. Thomas Mann. Oxford: Basil Blackwell. 1954. 137pp.

György Lukács. Essays on Thomas Mann. Merlin Press. 1964. 169pp. Translations.

Michael Maar. Translated by David Fernbach. Bluebeard's Chamber: Guilt and Confession in Thomas Mann. Verso. 2003. 150pp.

Erika Mann. The Last Year of Thomas Mann: A Revealing Memoir by His Daughter. Books for Libraries Press. 1970. 119pp. Translation of Das letzte Jahr.

Thomas Mann. Reflections of a Nonpolitical Man. Ungar. 1983. 435pp. Translation of Betrachtungen eines Unpolitischen.

Judith Marcus. Georg Lukács and Thomas Mann: A Study in the Sociology of Literature. University of Massachusetts Press. 1987. 235pp.

G. Peter McMullin. Enchanted Gardens, Magic Mountains, Perilous Seas, Fabulous Beasts: Thomas Mann and the Natural World. Verlag Hans-Dieter Heinz. 2000. 150pp.

Michael Minden. Thomas Mann. Longman. 1995. 252pp.

Hannelore Mundt. Understanding Thomas Mann. University of South Carolina Press. 2004. 253pp.

Charles Neider (editor). The Stature of Thomas Mann: A Critical Anthology. New Directions. 1947. 410pp.

Caroline Joan Picart. Thomas Mann and Friedrich Nietzsche: Eroticism, Death, Music, and Laughter. Rodopi. 1999. 151pp.

Donald Prater. Thomas Mann: A Life. Oxford University Press. 1995. 554pp.

Alexander Raviv. Was the Real Thomas Mann an Antisemite? The Jewish Issue in Thomas Mann's Non-Fictional Writings Versus the Image of the Jew in Thomas Mann's Novels. LIT Verlag. 2008. 176pp.

T. J. Reed. Thomas Mann: The Uses of Tradition. Clarendon Press. 1974. 433pp.

Marcel Reich-Ranicki. Translated by Ralph Manheim. Thomas Mann and His Family. Collins. 1989. 230pp.

Ritchie Robertson (editor). The Cambridge Companion to Thomas Mann. Cambridge University Press. 2002. 257pp.

Ursula W. Schneider. Ars Amandi: The Erotic of Extremes in Thomas Mann and Marguerite Duras. Peter Lang. 1995. 270pp.

Irvin Stock. Ironic Out of Love: The Novels of Thomas Mann. McFarland. 1993. 237pp.

Martin Swales. Thomas Mann: A Study. London: Heinemann. 1980. 117pp.

R. Hinton Thomas. Thomas Mann: The Mediation of Art. Clarendon Press. 1956. 188pp.

Martin Travers. Thomas Mann. St. Martin's Press. 1992. 146pp.

Ilona Treitel. The Dangers of Interpretation: Art and Artists in Henry James and Thomas Mann. Garland. 1996. 316pp.

André Von Gronicka. Thomas Mann: Profile and Perspectives: With Two Unpublished Letters and a Chronological List of Important Events. Random House. 1970. 237pp.

Andrew White. Thomas Mann. New York: Grove Press. 1965. 122pp.

Richard Winston. Thomas Mann: The Making of an Artist, 1875-1911. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1981. 325pp.

Richard Winston (editor). Letters of Thomas Mann, 1889-1955. Alfred A. Knopf. 1971. 690pp.

Ernest M. Wolf. Magnum Opus: Studies in the Narrative Fiction of Thomas Mann. Peter Lang. 1989. 288pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  6. Wikipedia [link]

  7. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  8. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.480)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.453)

  10. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.143)

  11. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.963)

  12. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.156)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.324)

  14. Twentieth Century Authors (p.902)

  15. Who's Who in Lesbian & Gay Writing (p.129)

  16. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.645)

  17. Obituaries from the Times 1951-1960 (pp.475-76)

  18. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.201)

  19. A Short Biographical Dictionary of Foreign Literature (p.176)

  20. Biographical Dictionary of the Left (vol.4, pp.479-83)

  21. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.266)

  22. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.39)

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