The Resource Thomas Mann's war : literature, politics, and the world republic of letters, Tobias Boes., (ebook)

Thomas Mann's war : literature, politics, and the world republic of letters, Tobias Boes., (ebook)

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Thomas Mann's war : literature, politics, and the world republic of letters
Title
Thomas Mann's war
Title remainder
literature, politics, and the world republic of letters
Statement of responsibility
Tobias Boes.
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Language
eng
Summary
In Thomas Mann's War, Tobias Boes traces how the acclaimed and bestselling author became one of America's most prominent anti-fascists and the spokesperson for a German cultural ideal that Nazism had perverted. Thomas Mann, winner of the 1929 Nobel Prize in literature and author of such world-renowned novels as Buddenbrooks and The Magic Mountain, began his self-imposed exile in the United States in 1938, having fled his native Germany in the wake of Nazi persecution and public burnings of his books. Mann embraced his role as a public intellectual, deftly using his literary reputation and his connections in an increasingly global publishing industry to refute Nazi propaganda. As Boes shows, Mann undertook successful lecture tours of the country and penned widely-read articles that alerted US audiences and readers to the dangers of complacency in the face of Nazism's existential threat. Spanning four decades, from the eve of World War I, when Mann was first translated into English, to 1952, the year in which he left an America increasingly disfigured by McCarthyism, Boes establishes Mann as a significant figure in the wartime global republic of letters
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1976-
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Boes, Tobias
Dewey number
833/.912
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Mann, Thomas
  • Authors, German
  • Authors, Exiled
  • Politics and literature
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Thomas Mann's war : literature, politics, and the world republic of letters, Tobias Boes., (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781501745010
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
Publisher number
MWT12454559
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remote
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MWT12454559
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Thomas Mann's war : literature, politics, and the world republic of letters, Tobias Boes., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781501745010
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12454559
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12454559
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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