Literature at Lunchtime: Death in Venice by Thomas Mann

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28th February 2012 - 12 noon

Venue: Loughborough Town Hall

Presented in The Victoria Room

Our highly popular series of lunchtime lectures on great works of literature are brought to you by Dr Jane Mackay.  A graduate of three universities, Jane’s obvious love for her subject, penetrating insight, wit, warmth and humanity continue to enthral.

Death in Venice by Thomas Mann

An aging writer arrives in Venice and has to re-assess the meaning of his life. His unvoiced passion for boy at his hotel leads him into undreamed of realms of pathos and humiliation. This novella is the most perfectly artistically realized of all Mann’s works.
Luscious 1971 film by Visconti with Dirk Bogarde marvelous as the Mann character.

Please note: Literature at Lunchtime only, there is no Booking Fee for Cash Transactions

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