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Winter 1999

Winter 1999

Volume 75, Number 1

  • Peter Bridges’s “The Polymath From Vermont”
  • Cecil C. H. Cullander’s “Why Thomas Mann Wrote”
  • Jeffrey Meyers’s “Family Memoirs of Thomas Mann”
  • Emily Auerbach’s “ ‘A Barkeeper Entering the Kingdom of Heaven’: Did Mark Twain Really Hate Jane Austen?”
  • Stories by PETER BRIDGES, Cecil C. H. Cullander, Jeffrey Meyers, and Emily Auerbach
  • Poetry by Stephen Dobyns, Susan Maurer, Dennis Sampson, and Jacquelyn Pope
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Winter 1999

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Why Thomas Mann Wrote

Thomas Mann, born in 1875, was the most famous German author of the 20th century. In 1929 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature. He is best known in the United States for the novella, Death in Venice and the novel, The Magic Mountain. The defi [...]

Author Profiles

Peter Bridges received degrees from Dartmouth College and Columbia University, and after two years as an Army private spent three decades as an officer of the United States Foreign Service in Washington and at American embassies in Panama, Moscow,

A psychiatrist, Cecil C. H. Cullander, M.D., worked at the University of Virginia as a part-time supervising analyst from the late 1970s to 2000.