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NLR 20, March-April 2003

The one-sided love story of Theodor Adorno and Thomas Mann and its comedy of errors, as the philosopher wooed, counselled and was misused or rebuffed by the novelist. What was Adorno’s exact role in the genesis of Doctor Faustus, while the two shared an Angeleno exile? Why did they never meet again after the war? Who was the real original of Adrian Leverkühn?

Michael Maar

Teddy and Tommy: The Masks of Doctor Faustus

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Michael Maar ‘Teddy and Tommy: The Masks of Doctor Faustus’, NLR 20

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