The Resource Deaths in Venice : the cases of Gustav von Aschenbach, Philip Kitcher

Deaths in Venice : the cases of Gustav von Aschenbach, Philip Kitcher

Label
Deaths in Venice : the cases of Gustav von Aschenbach
Title
Deaths in Venice
Title remainder
the cases of Gustav von Aschenbach
Statement of responsibility
Philip Kitcher
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Published in 1913, Thomas Mann's Death in Venice is one of the most widely read novellas in any language. In the 1970s, Benjamin Britten adapted it into an opera, and Lucchino Visconti turned it into a successful film. Reading these works from a philosophical perspective, Philip Kitcher connects the predicament of the novella's central character to Western thought's most compelling questions. In Mann's story, the author Gustav von Aschenbach becomes captivated by an adolescent boy, first seen on the lido in Venice, the eventual site of Aschenbach's own death. Mann works through central concer
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kitcher, Philip
Dewey number
  • 833.912
  • 833/.912
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PT2625.A44
LC item number
T6438 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
  • University seminars/Leonard Hastings Schoff memorial lectures
  • Leonard Hastings Schoff Lectures
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mann, Thomas
  • Philosophy in literature
Label
Deaths in Venice : the cases of Gustav von Aschenbach, Philip Kitcher
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Discipline -- Beauty -- Shadows
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (281 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231536035
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000488743
  • (EBL)1192021
  • (OCoLC)863821633
  • (SSID)ssj0001040367
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11644885
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001040367
  • (PQKBWorkID)11000893
  • (PQKB)10269987
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000927240
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1192021
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000488743
Label
Deaths in Venice : the cases of Gustav von Aschenbach, Philip Kitcher
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Discipline -- Beauty -- Shadows
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (281 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231536035
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000488743
  • (EBL)1192021
  • (OCoLC)863821633
  • (SSID)ssj0001040367
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11644885
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001040367
  • (PQKBWorkID)11000893
  • (PQKB)10269987
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000927240
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1192021
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000488743

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