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Author Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955.

Title The magic mountain / Thomas Mann ; translated from the German by John E. Woods ; with an introduction by A.S. Byatt.

Imprint New York : A.A. Knopf, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    MANN,THO    Available
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Description xxxiii, 854 pages ; 22 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Everyman's library ; 289
Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.) ; 289.
Note Translation of: Der Zauberberg.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
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.
Summary 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.
Subject Sanatoriums -- Fiction.
Germany -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Bildungsromans.
Added Author Woods, John E. (John Edwin)
Added Title Zauberberg. English
ISBN 1400044219 (U.S. ; alk. paper)
9781400044214 (U.S. ; alk. paper)
1857152891 (U.K. ; alk. paper)
9781857152890 (U.K. ; alk. paper)

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