The Transposed Heads: A Legend of India
Vintage Books, 1959 - 115 Seiten
"The story of Sita of the beautiful hips ... and of her two husbands" is a tale of sexual desire and marital responsibility, set in India.--p. .
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The Royal Way V-180 Mann, Thomas Buddenbrooks V-3 Mann, Thomas Death
in Venice V-86 Mann, Thomas The Transposed Heads V-36 Mansfield, Katherine
Stories V-i 37 Maugham, Somerset Of Human Bondage V-78 Maxwell, William ...
Lionel Trilling "The Transposed Heads is altogether delightful, worthy of rank with
Tonio Kroger or Death in Venice. It is certainly the most charming of Mann's
works. His irony has never been more biting; it has never been more tender.
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - polutropos - LibraryThing
Few pages, leaving the reader with much to think about. What is attraction? What is beauty? What is the role of love and lust in a relationship? What is, ultimately, morality? Written with a light, humorous touch, the book is unforgettable. Vollständige Rezension lesen
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - fieldnotes - LibraryThing
This folkloric, Hindu-light treatment of desire, loyalty and identity lacks the craft, gravity and heft of other Thomas Mann novels. His few prose outbursts in description of beauty or deity seem ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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