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Jonas, Klaus W. "Tonio Krdger (1903)." In Fifty Years of Mann Studies: A Bibliography of Criticism, pp. 131-32. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1955.

Brief bibliography of essays on Tonio Kro'ger from the first half of the twentieth century.

Criticism

Apter, T. E. "The Romantic Dilemma." In Thomas Mann:...

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Bibliography

Jonas, Klaus W. "Tonio Krdger (1903)." In Fifty Years of Mann Studies: A Bibliography of Criticism, pp. 131-32. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1955.

Brief bibliography of essays on Tonio Kro'ger from the first half of the twentieth century.

Criticism

Apter, T. E. "The Romantic Dilemma." In Thomas Mann: The Devil's Advocate, pp. 13-37. London: Macmillan Press Ltd., 1978.

Includes a discussion of the opposition between life and imagination as dramatized in Tonio Kro'ger.

Berendsohn, Walter E. "The World of Yesterday." In Thomas Mann: Artist and Partisan in Troubled Times, translated by George C. Buck, pp. 8-60. University: University of Alabama Press, 1973.

Draws biographical parallels between Tonio Kridger and Mann's life, and focuses on Mann's attempt within the story to highlight "the contrast between literary art and the naive life."

Brennan, Joseph Gerard. "The Artist's Isolation in a Bourgeois World." In Thomas Mann's World, pp. 3-36. New York: Russell & Russell, Inc., 1962.

Explores the theme of isolation in Tonio Krofger and other works by Mann.

Eddy, Beverley Driver. "Teaching Tonio Kröger as Literature about Literature." In Approaches to Teaching Mann's 'Death in Venice' and Other Short Fiction, edited by Jeffrey B. Berlin, pp. 119-25. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1992.

Takes a biographical approach to understanding and teaching Tonio Krdger.

Feuerlicht, Ignace. "Stories." In Thomas Mann, pp. 108-49. New York: Twayne Publishers, Inc., 1968.

Presents an overview of Tonio Kro'ger in a section entitled "Loves of an Outsider."

Neubauer, John. "Identity by Metaphors: A Portrait of the Artist and Tonio Kro'ger." In Neverending Stories: Toward a Critical Narratology, edited by Ann Fehn, Ingeborg Hoesterey, and Maria Tatar, pp. 124-37. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1992.

Compares the narrative strategies used in Tonio Krdger and James Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.

O'Neill, Patrick. "Dance and Counterdance: A Note on Tonio Kro'ger." German Life and Letters XXIX, No. 3 (April 1976): 291-95.

Discusses dance as the symbolic and thematic touch-stone to Tonio Krdger.

Springer, Mary Doyle. "The Maturing of Tonio Kröger and Some Others." In Forms of the Modern Novella, pp. 148-57. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1975.

Examines Tonio Krdger as a "novella of learning and maturing," while focusing on the work's structure and stylistic devices.

Swales, M. W. "Punctuation and the Narrative Mode: Some Remarks on Tonio Krofger." Forum for Modern Language Studies VI, No. 3 (July 1970): 235-42.

Analyzes the liberal use of ellipses in Tonio Krdger, and argues that this structural device serves an integral thematic purpose in the work.

Von Gronicka, Andre. "The Mediator." In Thomas Mann: Profile and Perspectives, pp. 113-34. New York: Random House, 1970.

Discusses the "tension between [Mann's] bourgeois heritage and his artistic temperament," especially as it is borne out in Tonio KrUger.

Ward, Mark G. "More Than 'Stammesverwandtschaft'? On Tonio Kröger's Reading of Immensee." German Life and Letters XXXVI, No. 4 (July 1983): 301-16.

Traces thematic parallels between Tonio Krdger and Theodor Storm's Immensee.

Additional coverage of Mann's life and career is contained in the following sources published by Gale Research: Contemporary Authors, Vols. 104, 128; Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 66; DISCovering Authors; Major 20th Century Writers; Sbort Story Criticism, Vol. 5; Twentietb-Century Literary Criticism, Vols. 2, 8, 14, 21, 35, 44; and World Literature Criticism.

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