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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.
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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: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Weiss, Andrea.
In the shadow of the magic mountain.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008
(DLC) 2007021032
(OCoLC)137331405
Named Person: Erika Mann; Klaus Mann; Mann; Mann; Mann; Mann; Mann; Mann; Erika Mann; Mann family.; Klaus Mann; Klaus Mann; Erika Mann
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Weiss
ISBN: 9780226886749 0226886743
OCLC Number: 820009871
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Nonfiction, 2009.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 302 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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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