AbstractsBiology & Animal Science

Wagnerian Elements in the Fiction of Thomas Mann

by Sandra Mason Wright

Institution: North Texas State Teachers College
Year: 1966
Keywords: Thomas Mann; Richard Wagner; fiction; German Nationalism; romanticism
Record ID: 1519613
Full text PDF: http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130769/


This study will examine the phenomenon of the elevation of Wagner from relative obscurity under Bismarck to the symbol of German Nationalism under the Third Reich, and will attempt to ascertain the reasons for Mann's continuing dedication to Wagner despite his growing apprehension about Germany's destiny under Hitler.