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Buddenbrooks, Mann, Thomas

Author    Mann, Thomas

Title   Buddenbrooks

Binding   Trade Paperback

Book Condition   Good

Edition   1st Printing

Publisher    Vintage International 1992

ISBN Number    0679736468 / 9780679736462

Seller ID   2204194

1st printing. Spine creased, wrappers rubbed, pages lightly toned. 1992 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 604 pp. Translated from German by H.T. Lowe-Porter. Buddenbrooks, first published in Germany in 1900, when Mann was only twenty-five, has become a classic of modem literature -- the story of four generations of a wealthy bourgeois family in northern Germany. With consummate skill, Mann draws a rounded picture of middle-class life: births and christenings; marriages, divorces, and deaths; successes and failures. These commonplace occurrences, intrinsically the same, vary slightly as they recur in each succeeding generation. Yet as the Buddenbrooks family eventually succumbs to the seductions of modernity -- seductions that are at variance with its own traditions -- its downfall becomes certain. In immensity of scope, richness of detail, and fullness of humanity, Buddenbrooks surpasses all other modem family chronicles; it has, indeed, proved a model for most of them. Judged as the greatest of Mann's novels by some critics, it is ranked as among the greatest by all. Thomas Mann was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1929. Keywords: THOMAS MANN BUDDENBROOKS GERMANY GERMAN LITERATURE NOBEL PRIZE

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