Death in Venice and Other Stories
Gustave von Aschenbach is a writer who travels to Venice for a holiday. One day he notices a beautiful young boy who is staying with his family in the same hotel. Soon his days begin to revolve around seeing this boy and he is too distracted to pay attention to the rumours that have begun to... show more
Gustave von Aschenbach is a writer who travels to Venice for a holiday. One day he notices a beautiful young boy who is staying with his family in the same hotel. Soon his days begin to revolve around seeing this boy and he is too distracted to pay attention to the rumours that have begun to circulate about disease spreading through the city.
Publish date: January 20th 1998
Pages no: 267
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, Literary Fiction
, 20th Century
, German Literature
, Short Stories
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Introduction--Little Herr Friedemann--The Joker--The Road to the Churchyard--Gladius Dei--Tristan--Tonio Kröger--Death in Venice
Death In Venice was published in 1912 and is the tale of Gustav von Aschenbach, a famous and successful ageing author, who goes on holiday to Venice, and falls in love with a 14 year-old boy. I only read Death in Venice, and not the other short stories in "[b:Death in Venice and Other Stories|886664...
Ne sviđa mi se što u svoje likove unosi previše sebe. Kažnjava ih da bi sebe kaznio. Njihove ljubavi karikira, čini da deluju što izopačenije, kako bi surovost imala opravdanje.
I stand between two worlds, am at home in neither, and in consequence have rather a hard time of it. You artists call me a commoner, and commoners feel tempted to arrest me ... I do not know which wounds me more bitterly. Commoners are stupid; but you worshippers of beauty who call me phlegmatic and...
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