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Thomas Mann Biography...Thomas Mann (6 June 1875 – 12 August 1955) was a German novelist, short story writer, social critic, philanthropist, essayist, and 1929 Nobel laureate. His highly symbolic and ironic epic novels and novellas are noted for their insight into the psychology of the artist and the intellectual. His analysis and critique of the European and German soul used modernized German and Biblical stories, as well as the ideas of Goethe, Nietzsche, and Schopenhauer. Mann was a member of the Hanseatic Mann family, and portrayed his own family and social class in the novel Buddenbrooks. His older brother was the radical writer Heinrich Mann, and three of his six children, Erika Mann, Klaus Mann and Golo Mann, also became important German writers. When Hitler came to power in 1933, Mann fled to Switzerland. When World War II broke out in 1939, he emigrated to the United States, whence he returned to Switzerland in 1952. Thomas Mann is one of the best-known exponents of the so-called Exilliteratur .

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Quote Left All interest in disease and death is only another expression of interest in life. Quote Right
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Quote Left For the sake of goodness and love, man shall let death have no sovereignty over his thoughts. Quote Right
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Quote Left He looked into his own grave. Quote Right
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Quote Left Opinions cannot survive if one has no chance to fight for them. Quote Right
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Quote Left A man's dying is more the survivors' affair than his own. Quote Right
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