Quotation by Thomas Mann

Wagner's art is the most sensational self-portrayal and self- critique of German nature that it is possible to conceive.
Thomas Mann (1875–1955), German author, critic. From the essay "Suffering and Greatness of Richard Wagner," originally published as Leiden und Größ Richard Wagners in "Die Neue Rundschau," Berlin, Jahrgang 44, Heft 4 (April 1933). Essays by Thomas Mann, p. 250, trans. by Helen T. Lowe-Porter, Vintage (1957).
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