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The magic mountain

Author: Thomas Mann; John E Woods
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, 2005.
Series: Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.), 289.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A sanitorium in the Swiss Alps reflects the societal ills of pre-twentieth-century Europe, and a young marine engineer rises from his life of anonymity to become a pivotal character in a story about how a human's environment affects self identity.
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Student Collection
Fiction
Novels
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955.
Magic mountain.
New York : A.A. Knopf, 2005
(OCoLC)647052218
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Mann; John E Woods
ISBN: 1400044219 9781400044214 1857152891 9781857152890
OCLC Number: 58721174
Description: xxxiii, 854 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Arrival --
Room 34 --
In the restaurant --
The baptismal bowl/Grandfather in his two forms --
At the Tienappels'/Hans Castorp's moral state --
The shadow of respectability --
Breakfast --
Teasing/Viacticum/Interrupted merriment --
Satana --
Clarity of mind --
One word too many --
But of course--a female! --
Herr Albin --
Satana makes shameful suggestions --
A necessary purchase --
Excursus on the sense of time --
He tries out his conversational French --
Politically suspect --
Hippe --
Analysis --
Doubts and considerations --
Table talk --
Growing anxiety/Two grandfathers and a twilight boat ride --
The thermometer --
Eternal soup and sudden clarity --
"My God, I see it!" --
Freedom --
Mercury's moods --
Encyclopedia --
Humaniora --
Research --
Danse macabre --
Walpurgis night --
Changes --
Someone else --
The city of God and evil deliverance --
An outburst of temper/Something very embarrassing --
An attack repulsed --
Operationes spirituales --
Snow --
A good soldier --
A stroll by the shore --
Mynheer Peeperkorn --
Vingt et un --
Mynheer Peeperkorn (continued) --
Mynheer Peeperkorn (conclusion) --
The great stupor --
Fullness of harmony --
Highly questionable --
The great petulance --
The thunderbolt.
Series Title: Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.), 289.
Other Titles: Zauberberg.
Responsibility: Thomas Mann ; translated from the German by John E. Woods ; with an introduction by A.S. Byatt.
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With this dizzyingly rich novel of ideas, Thomas Mann rose to the front ranks of the great modern novelists, winning the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1929.  Read more...

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