Study Guide

Death in Venice Allusions

By Thomas Mann

Allusions

Literary and Philosophical References

  • Cicero (1.1)
  • Critobulus (3.59)
  • Socrates (First mention 4.9, then throughout)
  • Phaedrus (First mention 4.9, then throughout)

Mythological References

Historical References

  • Frederick the Great (2.1)

Religious and Artistic References