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Thomas Mann and Shakespeare : something rich and strange / edited by Tobias Doering, Ewan Fernie.

Contents: 1. Introduction -- Tobias Do¨ring (LMU Mu¨nchen, Germany) and Ewan Fernie (University of Birmingham, UK) -- 2. The magic fountain: Shakespeare, Mann, and modern authorship -- Tobias Do¨ring (LMU Mu¨nchen, Germany) -- 3. 'A dark exception among the rule-abiding': Mann's Othello -- Friedhelm Marx (Universita¨t Bamberg, Germany) -- 4. 'Who chooseth me must give and hazard all he hath': Shakespearean overtones in Mann's Der Tod in Venedig -- John Hamilton (Harvard University, USA) -- 5. Yearnings and regressions: Shakespeare, Wagner, Mann -- Dave Paxton (University of Birmingham, UK) -- 6. The music of laughter: Shakespearean love-comedy in Mann's Doktor Faustus -- Alexander Honold (Universita¨t Basel, Switzerland) -- 7. Gravity's revolt: Shakespeare as Mann's guilty party -- Richard Wilson (University of Kingston, UK) -- 8. Reading ahead and sliding back: the American Thomas Mann and Shakespeare's all-American lesbian fan club -- Heather Love (University of Pennsylvania, USA) -- 9. Hans Castorp as Shakespeare critic -- David Fuller (University of Durham, UK) -- 10. The violence of desire: Shakespeare, Nietzsche, Mann -- Jonathan Dollimore (University of York, UK) -- 11.'Yes-yes, no': Affirmation in Joseph und seine Bru¨der and As You Like It -- Ewan Fernie (University of Birmingham, UK) -- 12. Triangulation: Shakespeare, Mann, and I -- Ulrike Draesner (writer and translator, Berlin, Germany) -- 13. Afterword -- Elisabeth Bronfen (Universita¨t Zu¨rich, Switzerland)., Donated by Bloomsbury.