Wälsungenblut

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  • Title: Wälsungenblut
  • Author: Thomas Mann Will Quadflieg
  • ISBN: 9783932784248
  • Page: 329
  • Format: Audio CD
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  • Thomas Mann Will Quadflieg

    Librarian Note There is than one author in the GoodReads database with this name See this thread for information.Thomas Mann was a German novelist, short story writer, social critic, philanthropist, essayist, and 1929 Nobel Prize laureate, known for his series of highly symbolic and ironic epic novels and novellas, noted for their insight into the psychology of the artist and the intellectual His analysis and critique of the European and German soul used modernized German and Biblical stories, as well as the ideas of Goethe, Nietzsche, and Schopenhauer His older brother was the radical writer Heinrich Mann, and three of his six children, Erika Mann, Klaus Mann and Golo Mann, also became important German writers When Hitler came to power in 1933, Mann fled to Switzerland When World War II broke out in 1939, he emigrated to the United States, from where he returned to Switzerland in 1952 Thomas Mann is one of the best known exponents of the so called Exilliteratur.

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  • Wälsungenblut (a medium length novella about incestuous fraternal Jewish twins, whose title in English would be roughly Blood of the Waelsungs) is likely one of Thomas Mann's most controversial and potentially problematic works of shorter fiction, having had both accusations of overt anti-Semitism and that the novella is basically a rather nasty and innuendo-heavy roman à clef levelled at it, with Mann's in-laws, the Pringsheims, playing the main character parts (seeing that the Pringsheims we [...]


  • Two layers in this rather short novel:Incest love among overly sophisticated twins Siegmund and Sieglinde a very rich family in the beginning of the 20st century shortly before Sieglinde is about to marry a pale official from "good family" - and incest love on stage in Wagner's opera "Die Walküre" among Wotan's children Siegmund and Sieglinde who were separated early in life and met again when Sieglinde was married to Hunding, a warrior who - unsuccessfully - wants to kill Siegmund. Later on, S [...]


  • "S'invecchia, d'accordo, e che ci possiamo fare? Ma ciò che conta è che le cose per noi rimangano nuove, e che non ci abituiamo davvero a nulla [] L'abitudine è la morte." (p. 43)


  • Margar smásagnanna eru mjög eftirminnilegar og sláandi. Mann skrifar langan texta þótt í smásagnaformi sé en áhugaverðan.


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