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Disorder and Early Love: The Eroticism of Thomas Mann
The Thomas Mann literature-by him or about him, and translated into all civilized languages-is immense; no writer has ever written more or received more accolades. His six children called him "the magician," and no doubt had their reasons. There is a magical "now-you-see-it, now-you-don't" in practically all of his writings, a magic that pertains to his eroticism: a ...more
Paperback, 1357 pages
Published August 1st 2011 by Cypress House
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I am finished with "Disorder and Early Love," --all about eroticism in the life and works of Thomas Mann. I finished all 1357 pages. My Bible has 984 pages, but then Wolfgang Lederer and Thomas Mann have more to say than God. And Lederer emphasizes several times that he is only following the one theme of homoerotic attraction through the biography and writings and that there are many more themes...it could have been longer. Don't try to read this book in bed, it is way too heavy even as a ...more