9780312120023

Death in Venice

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  • ISBN13:

    9780312120023

  • ISBN10:

    0312120028

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1998-02-15
  • Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

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Summary

This critical edition of Thomas Mann's 1912 German modernist novella reprints the widely praised translation by David Luke together with critical essays that approach the work from 5 contemporary critical perspectives and highly praised editorial apparatus that introduces students to the novel and the perspectives.

Table of Contents

About the Series v
About This Volume vii
PART ONE Death in Venice: The Complete Text
Introduction: Biographical and Historical Contexts
3(20)
The Complete Text
23(68)
PART TWO Death in Venice: A Case Study in Contemporary Criticism
A Critical History of Death in Venice
91(19)
Psychoanalytic Criticism and Death in Venice
110(32)
What Is Psychoanalytic Criticism?
110(12)
Psychoanalytic Criticism: A Selected Bibliography
122(5)
A Psychoanalytic Perspective:
The Eruption of the Other: Psychoanalytic Approaches to Death in Venice
127(15)
Rodney Symington
Reader-Response Criticism and Death in Venice
142(29)
What Is Reader-Response Criticism?
142(12)
Reader-Response Criticism: A Selected Bibliography
154(4)
A Reader-Response Perspective:
The Potential Deceptiveness of Reading in Death in Venice
158(13)
Lilian R. Furst
Cultural Criticism and Death in Venice
171(40)
What Is Cultural Criticism?
171(14)
Cultural Criticism: A Selected Bibliography
185(7)
A Cultural Perspective:
Why Is Tadzio Polish? Kultur and Cultural Multiplicity in Death in Venice
192(19)
John Burt Foster Jr.
Gender Criticism and Death in Venice
211(34)
What Is Gender Criticism?
211(11)
Gender Criticism: A Selected Bibliography
222(3)
A Perspective on Gender and Sexuality:
The Life and Work of Thomas Mann: A Gay Perspective
225(20)
Robert Tobin
The New Historicism and Death in Venice
245(36)
What Is The New Historicism?
245(13)
The New Historicism: A Selected Bibliography
258(5)
A New Historicist Perspective:
History and Community in Death in Venice
263(18)
Russell A. Berman
Glossary of Critical and Theoretical Terms 281(13)
About the Contributors 294

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