Thomas Mann letters to Henry Caraway Hatfield
Letters to American scholar and critic of German literature Henry Caraway Hatfield from German novelist and essayist Thomas Mann chiefly concerning Hatfield's literary analysis of Mann's works.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in German and English.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
Extent.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Includes seven letters from Mann to Hatfield, chiefly concerning the latter's literary analysis of Mann's works; also includes manuscript answers to questions posed regarding literary influences on Mann's writings.
Biographical / Historical
Mann was a German novelist and essayist. Hatfield (Harvard graduate, 1933) was an American scholar, a German literary critic, and a Harvard faculty member in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
56M-67. Gift of Professor H. C. Hatfield, 446 Widener; received: 1956 October 11.
- Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955. Thomas Mann letters to Henry Caraway Hatfield, 1947-1951: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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