Death in Venice and Other Stories
This translation of Nobel laureate Thomas Mann's work by Jefferson S. Chase includes an additional novella, Tonio Kroger, and the short stories "Tristan," "Man and Dog: An Idyll," "Hour of Hardship," "Tobias Mindernickel," and "The Child Prodigy."
Translated and with an Introduction by Jefferson S. Chase and an Afterword by Martin Swales
- Paperback | 316 pages
- 106.7 x 167.6 x 25.4mm | 158.76g
- 07 Nov 2006
- SIGNET CLASSICS
- New York, NY, United States
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About Thomas Mann
Jefferson S. Chase holds a doctorate in German literature from the University of Virginia, where he was also a President's Fellow. From 1994 to 1996, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Berlin Institute for German and European Studies. He collaborated on the English version of Gregor von Rezzori's Oedipus at Stalingrad and his translations of Heine, Borne, and Saphir appear in his book Inciting Laughter: The Rise of Jewish Humor in German Culture. He is currently lecturer in German at the University of Nottingham.
Martin Swales was born in 1940. He studied German at the universities of Cambridge and Birmingham and has held teaching posts in German at Birmingham, Toronto, King's College London, and University College London, where he was a professor from 1976 to 2003. He has written widely on modern German literature, publishing monographs on Goethe, Stifter, Schnitzler, and Thomas Mann and on German realistic fiction, the Novelle, and the Bildungsroman. He is a Fellow of the British Academy.