LITE-1502B Thomas Mann

This course is focused on the analysis of Death in Venice and Magic Mountain, two of the main novels of the Nobel Prize 1929, which discuss the problems of the artist in relation to ethical, aesthetic and social conflicts, before World War I (the Belle Epoque). Mann takes on these conflicts in a complex, contradictory manner, with e+E2012xtraordinary expertise in psychological and socio-aesthetic issues.