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This critical edition of Thomas Manns 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
About This Volume
PART I. DEATH IN VENICE: THE COMPLETE TEXT
Introduction: Biographical and Historical Contexts
The Complete Text [Translated by David Luke]
PART II. DEATH IN VENICE: A CASE STUDY IN CONTEMPORARY CRITICISM
Critical History of Death in Venice
Psychoanalytic Criticism and Death in Venice
What Is Psychoanalytic Criticism?
Psychoanalytic Criticism: A Selected Bibliography
A Psychoanalytic Perspective:
Rodney Symington, The Eruption of the Other: Psychoanalytic Approaches to Death in Venice
Reader-Response Criticism and Death in Venice
What Is Reader-Response Criticism?
Reader-Response Criticism: A Selected Bibliography
A Reader-Response Perspective:
Lillian R. Furst, The Potential Deceptiveness of Reading in Death in Venice
Cultural Criticism and Death in Venice
What Is Cultural Criticism?
Cultural Criticism: A Selected Bibliography
A Cultural Perspective:
John Burt Foster Jr., Why Is Tadzio Polish? Kultur and Cultural Multiplicity in Death in Venice
Gender Criticism and Death in Venice
What Is Gender Criticism?
Gender Criticism: A Selected Bibliography
A Perspective on Gender and Sexuality
Robert Tobin, The Life and Work of Thomas Mann: A Gay Perspective
New Historicism and Death in Venice
What Is New Historicism?
New Historicism: A Selected Bibliography
A New Historicist Perspective:
Russell A. Berman, History and Community in Death in Venice
Glossary of Critical and Theoretical Terms
About the Contributors