Category - The maid
Paul thomas mann was born to a bourgeois family in lübeck, the second son of thomas johann heinrich mann (a senator and a grain merchant) and his wife jlia da silva bruhns, a brazilian woman of german and portuguese ancestry, who emigrated to germany with her family when she was seven years old. His mother was roman catholic but mann was baptised into his fathers lutheran religion. in thomas manns the holy sinner, the hero, pope gregorius, marries his mother who is also his fathers sister. In his diaries thomas mann made clear his own sexual interest in klaus am enraptured with eissi, he wrote in 1920, when klaus was 14 (eissi was his nickname), terribly handsome in his swimming trunks. He is best known for project x (2012), me and earl and the dying girl (2015), brain on fire (2016) , and kong skull island (2017). Yeats once said that an artist had to choose between the perfection of the life or the art. While his unswerving dedication to his art yielded towering. thomas mann, german novelist and essayist whose early novelsbuddenbrooks (1900), der tod in venedig (1912 death in venice), and der zauberberg (1924 the magic mountain)earned him the nobel prize in literature in 1929. Thomas mann, despite strong homosexual emotions, had six children. The two eldest, erika and klaus, born in 19 respectively, were delinquent almost from the word go shoplifting, prank. thomas mann was gay most of the time, as his diaries make clear. Manns children - monika, golo, michael, klaus, elisabeth and erika both of thomas manns sisters committed suicide. The only religious way to think of death is as part and parcel of life. Extraordinary creature! So close a friend, and yet so remote. If you are possessed by an idea, you find it expressed everywhere, you even smell it. Order and simplification are the first steps towards the mastery of a subject. I regard the gift of admiration as indispensable if one is to amount to something i dont know where i would be without it.