Death in Venice & A Man and His Dog: A Dual-Language Book (Dover Dual Language German)
Super Savings Item! Save 36% on the Death in Venice & A Man and His Dog: A Dual-Language Book (Dover Dual Language German) by Dover Publications at Translate This Website. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Written in 1912, Death in Venice is Thomas Mann's best-known novella — a haunting, elegiac masterpiece in which the main character, Gustav
The second work in this volume, "A Man and His Dog," concerns Bauschan, a friendly mongrel pointer acquired by the Mann family in 1916. A constant companion during the author's morning walks, the loyal creature also deposited himself regularly under Mann's desk while the author worked — a gesture not always appreciated by the writer. More of a genial essay or memoir than a "story," this charming piece, including "one of the most beautiful descriptions of landscape in German literature," is reprinted here with its original preface, which is translated (most likely for the first time) into English.
For both works, Stanley Appelbaum has provided an introduction and informative notes, along with excellent new English translations on the pages facing the original German.
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