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Author Boes, Tobias, 1976-
Title Thomas Mann's war : literature, politics, and the world republic of letters / Tobias Boes.
Imprint Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019.

Author Boes, Tobias, 1976-
Subject Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955 -- Political activity.
Authors, German -- 20th century -- Political and social views.
Authors, Exiled -- Political activity -- United States.
Politics and literature -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Literature and the war.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Public opinion.
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 354 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: the German envoy to America -- The teacher of Germany -- The greatest living man of letters -- Interlude I: Joseph in Egypt -- The first citizen of the international republic of letters -- Interlude II: Lotte in Weimar -- Hitler's most intimate enemy -- Interlude III: the tables of the law -- A blooming flower -- Interlude IV: Joseph the provider -- The loyal American subject -- Interlude V: Doctor Faustus -- The isolated world citizen.
Summary "During the period of his American exile in the 1930s and 1940s, the German author Thomas Mann became one of the most prominent anti-fascists in the United States, and in so doing forever transformed our understanding of what a modern writer is and should be doing"-- Provided by publisher.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on November 27, 2019).
ISBN 9781501745003 (electronic book)
1501745018 (electronic book)
9781501745010 (electronic book)
150174500X (electronic book)
OCLC # 1099539974
Additional Format Print version: Boes, Tobias, 1976- Thomas Mann's war. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2019 9781501744990 (DLC) 2019019611

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