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Thomas Mann (1875-1955) won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1929. This is a collection of his shorter works. Death in Venice , later filmed by Lucion Visconti starring Dirk Bogarde, was published in 1911. It is a poetic meditation on art and beauty, where the dying composer Aschenbach (modelled on Gustav Mahler) becomes fixated by the young boy Tadzio. The other stories are: Tonio Kroger ; the collection entitled Tristan ; The Blood of the Walsungs ; Mario the Magician ; and The Tables of the Law . A number of essays are also included.
Harold Bloom (b. 1930) is Sterling Professor of Humanities at Yale University, Berg Professor at New York University, and a former Charles Eliot Norton Professor at Harvard. He is the author of more than twenty books, including The Anxiety of Influence; Deconstruction and Criticism; The Book of J; The Western Canon; Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human; and Where Shall Wisdom Be Found?