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In the shadow of the magic mountain : the Erika and Klaus Mann story

Author: Andrea Weiss
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Thomas Mann's two eldest children, Erika and Klaus, were unconventional, rebellious, and fiercely devoted to each other. Empowered by their close bond, they espoused vehemently anti-Nazi views in a Europe swept up in fascism and were openly, even defiantly, gay in an age of secrecy and repression. Although their father's fame has unfairly overshadowed their legacy, Erika and Klaus were serious authors, performance  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Weiss, Andrea.
In the shadow of the magic mountain.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008
(OCoLC)608680759
Online version:
Weiss, Andrea.
In the shadow of the magic mountain.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008
(OCoLC)608958423
Named Person: Erika Mann; Klaus Mann; Mann; Mann; Mann; Klaus Mann; Erika Mann; Mann; Mann; Mann
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Weiss
ISBN: 9780226886725 0226886727
OCLC Number: 137331405
Awards: Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Nonfiction, 2009.
Description: xi, 302 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Kindertheater --
Journey without sleep --
The lights go down --
Pathetic symphony --
Escape to life --
The turning point --
The last day --
Rainy night, windy morrow.
Responsibility: Andrea Weiss.
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Thomas Mann's two eldest children, Erika and Klaus, were unconventional, rebellious, and fiercely devoted to each other. Empowered by their close bond, they espoused vehemently anti-Nazi views in a  Read more...

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