Posts Tagged: Thomas Mann

Rinaldo Hopf: Klaus und Erika Mann (detail)

All I’ve got is a s-s-s-single bed

Klaus Mann entertains gentlemen callers in a new Berlin exhibition which also addresses sister Erika

Rinaldo Hopf: Klaus und Erika Mann (detail)

All I’ve got is a s-s-s-single bed

Klaus Mann entertains gentlemen callers in a new Berlin exhibition which also addresses sister Erika

Circles: Erika and Klaus Mann

Just an everyday tale of boy meets girl, boy marries girl, boy has affair with other boy whose sister is having an affair with his wife, said affair being the subject of a thinly-veiled play by the other boy in which all four protagonists perform. Shall we begin?

Circles: Erika and Klaus Mann

Just an everyday tale of boy meets girl, boy marries girl, boy has affair with other boy whose sister is having an affair with his wife, said affair being the subject of a thinly-veiled play by the other boy in which all four protagonists perform. Shall we begin?

The con artist formerly known as Prince

…being the further adventures of Harry Domela, the “sham prince” of Weimar Germany.

The con artist formerly known as Prince

…being the further adventures of Harry Domela, the “sham prince” of Weimar Germany.

Cosmic countess

One of the key characters associated with bohemian Munich was writer Countess Fanny zu Reventlow. Growing up in northern Germany, it was evident early on that she was of rebellious cast. “How stifling it is to be a ‘young girl from a good family’!” she exclaimed at one point.

Cosmic countess

One of the key characters associated with bohemian Munich was writer Countess Fanny zu Reventlow. Growing up in northern Germany, it was evident early on that she was of rebellious cast. “How stifling it is to be a ‘young girl from a good family’!” she exclaimed at one point.

Ravaged angel

Annemarie Schwarzenbach pursued a Tintin-esque existence from the nightclubs of Weimar Berlin to the treacherous shadows of Stalin’s Moscow, from occupied Eritrea to America’s segregated South.

Ravaged angel

Annemarie Schwarzenbach pursued a Tintin-esque existence from the nightclubs of Weimar Berlin to the treacherous shadows of Stalin’s Moscow, from occupied Eritrea to America’s segregated South.