Interpretations: Thomas Mann’s Doctor Faustus (Spring 2018)

Meeting Time: 
W 1.30-3.20

A close examination of Mann’s most ambitious novel which seeks to elucidate the German mind, its past 500-year history, and its catastrophe in the 20th century. Broad exploration of the context of Doctor Faustus through readings in history, literature, literary history, music history and music theory, history of religion and theology. 

Jan Hagens