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Advertisement in Frankfurter Zeituna, December 13, 1914. 10. All that has survived are a few discarded drafts of the early parts of the novel; these are preserved in the Beinecke Library at Yale and have been edited by James F. White, The Yale-Zauberbera Manuscript· Rejected Sheets Once Part of Thomas Mann's Novel (Berne: Francke, 1980). 11. See Christian Virchow, "Katia Mann und der Zauberbua," in Auf dem WeB zum "Zauberbers," Die Davoser LiteraturtaBe 1996, edited by Thomas Sprecher (Frankfurt am Main: Klostermann, 1997), 165--186.
Particularly bothersome was Hauptmann's own coquettish self-fashioning as a second Goethe, when the author of Der Zauberber8 had quite different and more sophisticated ideas about Goethe and his heritage. In these circumstances, Mann could not help but consider Hauptmann an obstacle to the progress of German literature toward modernism. Figures of Hauptmann's standing lent credibility to the Germans' veneration of the anti-intellectual type of Dichter that he embodied, to the detriment of the appreciation of the more modern and sophisticated type of Schriftsteller represented by Mann.
6 The concluding section of the "Snow" chapter marks a high point in Castorp's personal development. As if in recognition of this. Mann accords increasingly less space to the debates between Naphta and Settembrini that follow Castorp's important experience. Incapable of intellectual resolution, their apparently interminable disputations can only he stilled by a violent action that calls into question the validity of their respective philosophies. As if affected by the atmosphere of the "acute petulance" and "nameless impatience" that becomes increasingly evident in the sanatorium as Europe heads toward World War I.